Hannah Flowers is a traditional singer and harpist from St. Paul, Minnesota. Known for her sensitive and lyrical accompaniment of songs as well as her syncopated and rhythmic accompaniment of dance tunes, Hannah enjoys exploring the full depth of traditional Irish music and song. Her passion is accompanying herself on the harp while singing traditional songs, especially songs in the Irish language.
Over the past years she has had the opportunity to travel to Ireland multiple times to study harp with master harpists such as Michelle Mulcahy, Gráinne Hambly and Elaine Hogan. In 2016 Hannah was awarded a “Next Step Fund” Grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council to study ancient Gaelic harp and song in Kilkenny, Ireland. Her studies have fueled her interest in combining her singing and harp playing and make a name for herself as a harpist/singer with an understanding of both ancient harp techniques and an ear for the more modern sounds and techniques of Irish lever harp.
Apart from being an active performer on lever harp and as a singer, Hannah is a sought after harp and song teacher privately and at the Center for Irish Music, a non-profit community music school dedicated to handing down the tradition.