Anna

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About Anna

Someone once said to me, "you're a musician, you make the world a better place!" This reminded me of the power that music has. I am here to unlock this power that you can share with anyone. Whether that be working towards exams or competitions to achieve your goals, or learning for fun and playing to your family and friends. I can also help you build your confidence and provide useful strategies to help performance anxiety, to harness your adrenaline for your best performance!

A bit about me...

Having graduated with First Class Honours from the Royal Academy of Music, Anna has established herself as a diverse musician. She has had many memorable performances with highlights including a joint concert with Claire Jones and a solo performance accompanied by Rachel Podger and string quartet, as well as many concerts with the National Youth Orchestra of Wales. She has also played in front of the Duchess of Gloucester at RAM's graduation ceremony with tenor at Freemason's Hall in Covent Garden. Anna has played in venues including St. John's Smith Square, St David's Hall in Cardiff, Regent Hall, Salvi London Showroom, and Times Square in New York with the American Youth Harp Ensemble.

Anna enjoys taking part in community music and has participated in projects collaborating with a class of primary school children in the local Pupil Referral Unit and the paediatric ward at the Royal London Hospital. Involvement in these projects has inspired her to explore new avenues of making music more accessible to a broader audience. This experience has encouraged Anna to collaborate with other members of the arts' industry, and most recently with a contemporary dance artist. This resulted in the creation of their own piece on the theme of nature and technology, using the dancer's movement and improvisation as inspiration for the music. Future projects include programming jazz into concerts featuring her new duo with singer, to create a multi-genre programme.

Recent performances include principal harp with the Royal Academy of Music's Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Semyon Bychkov at the Royal Festival Hall, and as a member of RAM's harp quartet at the World Harp Congress in Cardiff. Anna has recently performed at the Ourcell Room in the Southbank Centre, featuring her own piece for harp, looper pedal and violin, alongside SBC artist in residence, Daniel Pioro. She is looking forward to performing her debut solo reci...

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