Having started guitar lessons at the age of 11, Hope attended the junior course at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama until she moved to London where she is currently in her 4th year of undergraduate study at the Royal College of Music. Having spent a semester last year studying at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen with Jesper Sivebæk, she will now continue her studies at the RCM with professors Gary Ryan and Chris Stell.
She has received tuition from world class guitarist such as John Mills, Margarita Escarpa, Nigel North, Amanda Cooke and Mark Ashford.
In addition to her solo playing Hope regularly regularly explores chamber music in a duo with fellow RCM guitarist Zoe Barnett, as well as having performed with a guitar quartet.
She has performed at venues including the National Portrait Gallery, How the Light Gets in Literary and Arts Festival, and regularly appears in the RCM’s recital series.
Programme includes El Decameron Negro by Leo Brouwer and Koyunbaba by Carlo Domeniconi.