Hannah Gallagher is an accomplished musician and piano instructor. She gained an honours degree from the University of Edinburgh and MA in Piano Performance from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. She studied under Graham Fitch and Richard Ormrod and has also played in many master classes for renowned pianists such as Polina Leschenko, Roy Howatt, Martin Jones, Llyr Williams, Benjamin Frith, and Olli Mustonen.
Since graduating, Hannah has enjoyed a career in teaching and performing at home and abroad. Most recently, she enjoyed a three year period o in Palestine teaching at the Edward Said Conservatory of Music. She is member of a piano duo with Palestinian pianist and composer Dina Shilleh and features on Shilleh's recently released album Sudfa.
Hannah moved back to Ireland in 2016 and teaches in Dublin. She enjoys developing a strong musical relationship with her students working closely with them on their technique, their understanding of the instrument and its repertoire and by doing so, helping each student find their own voice and means of expression.
The mission of the IPAI is to promote and support classical piano music around the world by offering specialized piano education, both online and in-person, to individuals of all ages and skill levels.