Hannah Foster was born in Edinburgh and began learning the flute at the age of eight. In 2018, Hannah graduated with a First Class Honours degree from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. She studied flute with Katherine Bryan and piccolo with Janet Richardson. She made her concerto debut at sixteen, performing the Nielsen Flute Concerto.
In 2014, Hannah won the British Flute Society School Performer Prize, Abingdon Concerto Competition and was a woodwind category finalist in BBC Young Musician of the Year. Since then, Hannah has won the Edinburgh Competition Festival Concerto Competition, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland’s Classical Concerto Competition and John MacGregor Flute Prize, and was awarded second prize at the British Flute Society Young Artist Competition in London.
She has performed concertos with the Edinburgh Competition Festival Orchestra, Meadows Chamber Orchestra, Abingdon Symphony Orchestra, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Chamber Orchestra, Stockport Symphony Orchestra, and the Bach Ensemble of Edinburgh.