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Hannah Maria

Music composer

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsMusician - Music Composer - Writer

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Skills

  • Fashion
  • Events
  • Film
  • Music
  • Visual Arts
  • Design
  • Creative
  • Songwriter
  • Band
  • Composition
  • Live Performance
  • Excel
  • Office
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history

Currently

Jun 2013
  • United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • I was hired to arrange a backlog of pre-recorded library music for commercial use. This in-house role predominantly focused on publishing music, sound design and advertising music. Utilizing my creative flare, discipline and knowledge for commercial purposes was both interesting and thoroughly enjoyable. Working in a professional studio environment provided me with a unique industry insight that has shaped my future career ambitions.

2018

Piano tutor/ nanny

Self Employed

Oct 2016 - Feb 2018
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • I am currently working as a private piano tutor. My duties include organising events and lessons as well as caring for my charges. There is a prominent focus on the arts and cultural appreciation. Being pragmatic, excellent at planning and the ability to multitask with ease is an important part of my role.

2016

In-house publishing composer

Rocco Studios

Jun 2014 - Oct 2016
  • United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Following my previous position, I was promoted to, Publishing Music Composer. On a daily basis I developed a methodical writing structure which ensured all music was completed on time to commercial standard. This is a discipline I have perfected and have carried into all aspects of my career. My skills as a classically trained pianist and composer also assisted with my capability level in writing in a variety of styles. Retrospectively, I was inspired by the challenging, fast-paced nature of this role and the creative responsibility that coincided.

Education

Currently

Sep 2011
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • As one of two students in my composition year group, I studied composition under Sir Peter Maxwell Davis and Dr. Kevin O’Connell. I learned the musical architecture required to write in traditional classical style. Dating from the pre-Baroque era, through to the Contemporary era. Other subjects I studied here included Piano performance, Feldenkrais method, Harmony and Counterpoint, Music Theory, Electroacoustic composition and Music History. Additionally, I am the first female to study composition as a degree in Ireland.

2016

BMus (Hons) Jazz and classical music

University of Aberdeen

Sep 2014 - Jun 2016
  • Aberdeen, United Kingdom
  • I transferred to the University of Aberdeen. During this time, I became avidly interest in free composition, improvisation, jazz and psychoacoustic music. I studied composition under Pete Stollery, whom enlightened me on the possibilities of incorporating the physics of sound into composition. I studied piano under Joseph Long, whom assisted me in jazz theory and performance. My dissertation was about the pianism of Thelonious Monk’s music. To analyse the piece, I transcribed his music to score and demonstrated my discoveries through paradigmatic analysis. I graduated in June 2016, with a Bachelor of Music, (Hons). In retrospect, my academic studies have been diverse and have equipped me with the discipline required to take into any role.