Hannah Littlechild is a classically trained violinist based in London. While growing up in Mildenhall, Suffolk, she led and performed solos with Suffolk Youth Orchestra and West Suffolk Youth Orchestra at prestigious venues such as Snape Maltings and Bratislava Radio Hall. Hannah went on to study a Bachelor of Music at King’s College London, where she received teaching from Nicholas Miller. At KCL, Hannah won the King’s College London Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition with the Kabalevsky Violin Concerto. After graduating with a High Second-Class Honours, she accepted a place to study a master’s degree at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance as an Alan Niekirk Scholar, under the tuition of Diana Cummings. Notable achievements at Trinity Laban to date include winning the Duet for One Competition and being chosen to take part in a masterclass with Tasmin Little. She will continue to study part-time at Trinity Laban until 2022.
Hannah has a particular passion for Musical Theatre, including Opera, and she has extensive experience in the area. She has played for and led pit orchestras for multiple productions with organisations such as Scherzo Orchestra, King’s Musical Theatre, Royal College of Music, and Imperial College MT Society. Show highlights include West Side Story, Legally Blonde, Sweeney Todd, Into the Woods, and Barber of Seville. She was offered a position with the London Musical Theatre Orchestra as a developing professional (2019-2020), where she took part in a variety of impressive and exciting shows including The Best of the West End at the Royal Albert Hall, Lucie Jones: Live at the Adelphi Theatre, and Cinderella at Cadogan Hall. Hannah also enjoys her other orchestral ventures and has played with a variety of orchestras such as University of London Symphony Orchestra, Prometheus Orchestra, Hornton Chamber Orchestra, Orion Orchestra, Brixton Chamber Orchestra, Women of the World Orchestra and Trinity Laban Symphony Orchestra.
Hannah is a member of the Metamorfosi Ensemble, alongside other students from Trinity Laban. After being asked to perform Schubert’s Trout Quintet in a showcase concert, the group was selected for the Carne Mentorship Scheme 2020-21. They have exciting plans for many concerts in 2021 around both London and Suffolk.