Hannah Marshall is a musician, sound designer & performer.
She is co-director, with maker/designer Amelia Pimlott, of The Ding Foundation, a company that uses visual narratives and sound, to make theatre around socially significant themes, and she has worked with many performance people, companies and venues in a variety of interchangeable roles including technician, collaborator, performer & music director. Those people include The Little Angel Theatre, A2, Improbable, Mayuri Boonham, Wild Theatre, Battersea Arts Centre, People Show, Emma Bernard & Norwich Puppet Theatre.
Hannah has been exploring multifarious approaches to playing the ‘Cello in all kinds 'genres', spontaneous ways and experimental settings, since the mid 1990's, in bands and with other performing artists at festivals and concerts in the UK and Europe, including Nickelsdorf Konfrontationen – Austria, Ring Ring Festival -Belgrade, All Ears Festival – Norway & Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival. She is featured on around 50 releases, in music ranging from slow-core group Tram, rock groups The Vultures & Dead Days Beyond Help, large improvising groups like The London Improvisors Orchestra, and she has played with a mix of artists, mentors & collaborators including Veryan Weston, Youth, Lauren Kinsella, Caroline Kraabel, Hobbit, Alex Hawkins, Ambrosia Rasputin, Evan Parker, Paul Burwell, Rachel Musson, Tim Hodgkinson, Kate Daisy Grant, Fred Frith, Sylvia Hallet & Ansuman Biswas. Hannah has received some support from bodies such as Cafe Oto, Sound And Music, Jazz Services, Eye Music, and The Arts Council England & she is delighted that on occasion, her music (in collaboration with others and solo) can be heard on the wireless on Radio 3's Jazz on 3, 'Freeness', & Resonance FM.