Hannah Fahey is an Irish vocalist, musician and educator. She sings regularly with vocal trio Sionna, which she founded in 2012. She also sings with Cantoral, an early music ensemble specializing in Western plainchant and early polyphony, and Terirem, an ensemble for Georgian orthodox/ folk song. She recently recorded ‘Let The Joyous Irish Sing Aloud!’ with Cantoral, and has featured on a number of original scores for Irish short films. Her singing can also be heard on ‘Songs for an age of Sorrow’ which was recorded and toured in Ireland, England and Mexico by Ensemble Hibernia in 2010. In 2013 she received funding to study on the EMV Mediaeval Programme at the University of British Columbia, where she performed ‘Songs From the Carmina Burana’ alongside Sequentia.
She currently teaches at the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance, where she co-ordinates the MA Ritual Chant & Song. To find out more about this programme please visit www.irishworldacademy.ie/chant .
Hannah also educates primary and secondary level children through her work with Music Generation, and has lectured in primary school music education at Mary Immaculate College.
She received her training in vocal performance from the University of Limerick where she graduated with a first class honours in both her scholarship funded MA Ritual Chant and Song, and BA Voice and Dance. She is currently in her first year of doctoral research based on questions of vocal production and pedagogy.