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Hannah Shin

Melbourne-born pianist Hannah Shin began studying piano at the age of eight. A student of Glenn Riddle, Hannah was awarded her LMusA diploma at the age of twelve and gave her debut solo recital at the age of thirteen.

An experienced concerto soloist, Hannah has performed concertos by Tchaikovsky, Prokofiev, Liszt, Chopin and Beethoven with various Melbourne orchestras, since making her debut in 2014 performing Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No. 1 with the Zelman Memorial Symphony Orchestra. Internationally, Hannah has appeared with the Thailand Philharmonic and Ningbo Symphony Orchestras, as well as the Poland International Quartet.

Solo highlights include being the youngest pianist invited to participate in 3MBS' Beethoven Marathon, where she performed before a capacity audience at Deakin Edge Auditorium. She has also performed as part of the Australian Showcase at the Sydney International Piano Competition of Australia, broadcast live on ABC FM. She has broadcast on Kansas Public Radio, as well as China Central TV. She has performed in the USA, China, Denmark, Russia, Thailand, Korea, Malaysia, and Indonesia.

Hannah has had considerable success in competitions both in Australia and overseas, having been a prize winner at international competitions in Beijing, Thailand, Malaysia and America. Prizes in Australia include the Margaret Schofield Memorial Prize for Chopin, and the MSV's Nehama Patkin Award.

She has participated in masterclasses with internationally renowned pianists including Robert McDonald, John Perry, and Paavali Jumppanen.
As a chamber musician, she has performed in various ensembles and her piano trio recently won First Prize in the Boroondara Eisteddfod ADMIS Senior Chamber Ensemble competition.