Hannah Rarity is one of Scotland’s foremost young singers. Originally from West Lothian, Hannah studied Scottish Music at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, specialising in Scots song under the tutelage of Rod Paterson, Fiona Hunter and Anne Neilson. Winner of BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year 2018, her status as a rising talent has been further consolidated by her Scots Singer of the Year nomination at the 2017 & 2018 Scots Trad Music Awards and feature as ‘One to Watch in 2018’ in The Scotsman.
Hannah has a breadth of performance experience, including international touring with Irish-American band ‘Cherish the Ladies’, performances with the BBC SSO, RSNO, Scottish Chamber Orchestra and UK tour and festival appearances with her own band. She released her debut album 'Neath the Gloaming Star' in 2018 to great acclaim. Hannah has a range of tuition experience, including leading yearly song workshops at the renound ‘Blazin' in Beauly’ fiddle week, and is a regular performer on the Live Music Now Scotland scheme with her duo partner where she works in a number of different settings within the community around Scotland.