HANNE developed the Creative MusicMethod CHILDREN ARE COMPOSERSto teach children the magical language of music and enjoy their first contact with music. Children learn the music notes, rhythm, harmony and discover every episode another musical instrument by creating their own piece.
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.
In 2016 she participated in the Bob Proctor (PGI) programs and The Matrixx in Canada.
In 2018 her start-up "Children are Composers " was selected for the accelerator program The Birdhouse. For six months she was mentored by mentored by Filip Smet (Lemon Companies) & Wilfried van Assche (ex-CEO Brussels Airport and P&G).
Hanne is grateful that her music is performed worldwide by the best musicians and
her creative music method "Children are Composers" is growing almost 1.000.000 children!
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.