Annie performs regularly as a soloist in venues around the North East. She also enjoys accompanying local singers and instrumentalists. In the past, Annie has enjoyed varied performance collaborations with contemporary dancers, artists and sculptors. As an ensemble pianist receiving Masterclasses with cellist, Natalie Clein and the ensemble, Trio del Sol as well as having had regular coaching with Christine Croshaw who worked with the great violinist, Nathan Milstein, from whom she passed on many invaluable memories and guidance.

Annie is passionate about supporting local musicians and taking performances out of the concert hall and into unique spaces and contexts. In the past this has been places like The Peckham Rye Multi Story Car Park, Wilderness Festival, galleries, pubs and cafes. She started a new dining and music concept in the North East called The Semibreve Supper Club, runs the North East chapter of 'The Classical Revolution' (a global organisation committed to bringing classical music to wider audiences) and self promotes and organises her own projects under 'Semibreve events'. 

Free improvisation is another interest of Annie's, she takes inspiration from pianists such as Douglas finch and John Tilbury and performed improvised pieces in concert and regularly attended workshops with Sebastian Lexer when she lived in London.

Currently she is resident accompanist for 'Harleken Opera' and opera studio based in North Shields who meet weekly for rehearsals and perform opera and opera galas regularly throughout the year.

Competitions: Solo finalist and prize winner at the Il Circolo competition in January 2009 and twice reached the final of the Leonard Smith and Felicity Young String duo competition in 2007 and 2009. Annie was awarded a bursary and a Regional Further Education Bursary to study Bachelors degree and a scholarship to study for her Masters degree. 

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