Hanne is a creator of music, a symphonist of fantasy and a motivator of people. She lives a passioned life and her enthousiasm is contagious. In 2017 she did not only write new music but also changed the attitude in an elderly home in Bonheide through her creative method "Communicating with Flair". In 2018 she accepted the challenge to improve the quality of live of the elderly and the caregivers of the largest care institution of the Netherlands (Philadelphia). She is training 24.000 people to communicate musically in daily care.
For years she worked on her new music performance Q&Qwhere her creative and educational thoughts meet.
It is an interactive, wonderful music adventure for children 3-7y that will tour the upcoming years.
She is proud to present her new online music program Children are Composers, the online House of Music spin-off where children between 3-7y can learn the magical language of music through her creative Method. Children create their own music and that is how they learn the music notes, the rhythm, the harmony and discover every episode another musical instrument.
Out of 857 start-ups 15 were selected for the accelerator program of the Birdhouse.
Wilfried Van Assche en Filip Smet are the mentors of Children are Composers for the upcoming six months.
For the launch in the States in May 2018 Hanne is supported by the FIT in LA.
Hanne studied Composition, Piano & Bass Clarinet at the Royal Conservatory of Antwerp and the Guildhall School of Music in London. When she was only 19 years old she was a laureate, with her first orchestra work Mitä, of the Aquarius composition competition. Mitä was created by the Beethoven Academie conducted by Jan Caeyers and her professional career started.
Hanne composed for Flagey, HERMESensemble, I Solisti del Vento, Oxalys, Quince Quartet, the Philharmonic Youth Orchestra of Flanders, the Belgian National Radio Choir and others. Her music is played from Belgium over the VS to Japan.
Her cd “hommage of Hanne Deneire” In Flanders' Fields, Phaedra publisher, was awarded with a Golden Label and
Sabam gave her the Golden Poppy for “Classical music/ Chamber music” in 2011.
Beside composing music, she started very young (16y) with sharing her passion for music and creation through education. She developed her own method in her House of Music. By the age of 19 she was already teaching Highly Gifted Children at the University of Antwerp and she received an award by the King Boudewijn Foundation for her social engagement through art a few years later.
In 2007 she started lecturing at the Royal Conservatory of Antwerp in the Masters Community Art while she was working on her Phd
(What is the influence on the society when you create a new opera and involve the community.)
In 2016 she participated in the Bob Proctor (PGI) programs and The Matrixx in Canada.
Hanne is grateful that her music is performed worldwide by the best musicians and her music programs grow every child 0-7y.
Hanne composed music for the movie La Belgique Martyre,
performed by HERMESensemble
With KATSU Hanne builds the bridge between East & West.
MUSIC & DEMENTIA
Hanne plays concerts for people with severe dementia and their family.
Hanne composed music without limits for 2 choirs.
In 2012 Hanne wrote “The voice of our Memory”, a new model named contact choir. This project was made together with the Expertise Center Dementia and the Royal broadcast a national dream. When her book „Remembering through music” was published (Dutch & Eng), Hanne started working all over Europe as an international expert in Music & Dementia. Her last report "Communicating with Flair"aims to change the daily attitude of the healthcare sector by communicating musically.