About Hannah

Singer-songwriter pianist, Hannah May is a rising star among Tasmanian audiences. Her songs shaped in soulful style have been compared to songwriter greats Suzanne Vega, James Taylor and Carole King.

Hannah May is bursting with talent, enthusiasm and positive energy. We need more like her in the music world. – Brian Ritchie, Curator for MOFO, Violent Femmes

Hannah May has absorbed influences from both folk pop and jazz music and her eclectic approach makes for entertaining sets of sensitively constructed and thought provoking material often with a strong underlying rhythmic groove.

Her performances major credits include performing alongside Clare Bowditch as part of her Winter Secrets tour in Hobart, backing vocalist for Damon Albarn (Blur) tour of Australia (Palais Theatre and Sydney Opera House) and touring the USA with the ARIA-nominated Southern Gospel Choir.  She has supported Ian Moss, from Cold Chisel, and worked and sung with artists including Monique Brumby, Bobby Flynn and Wes Carr, Daniel Champagne and The Audreys. 

Hannah May is currently recording her debut album, The Little Things with engineer, Stewart Long, producer Rob Long and arranger/pianist Matt Boden. In 2018 and 2019 she released two singles off the album, ‘Sigh’ and ‘Ring The Bell.’ The album is slated for a 2020 release.

Hannah May is also a highly respected vocal and songwriting coach based in Hobart, Tasmania to many young singers, performers and writers. For information please clink on ‘contact page.’