Anna Disley-Simpson

Anna Disley-Simpson

Anna is an award winning Composer, Performer and Educator originally from Dorset in the UK. She studied Composition at the Royal Northern College of Music, and has spent the last two years as the Graduate Musician in Residence at Radley College where she taught Music Technology, Composition and ran a weekly Popular Music programme. 

Anna's body of work ranges from uplifting vocal works and catchy pop songs to fragile electronic soundscapes and experimental multimedia installation pieces. Her work has been performed by ensembles such as the European Union Chamber Orchestra, the No Dice Collective, Kantos Chamber Choir, Juice Vocal Ensemble, the ORA Singers, the Hermes Experiment, the Gesualdo Six, the BBC Singers and members of the BBC Symphony Orchestra, and she has been working closely with the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain over this past year. She also recently completed her tenure as Composer-in-Residence for the London Oriana Choir having won their five15 Young Composers’ Competition in 2019. Anna was previously a composer with the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain in 2015, after having won the BBC Young Composer Competition 2014 with her piece Underneath for voices and beat boxer.

Biography

Anna is an award winning Composer, Performer and Educator originally from Dorset in the UK. She studied Composition at the Royal Northern College of Music, and has spent the last two years as the Graduate Musician in Residence at Radley College where she taught Music Technology, Composition and ran a weekly Popular Music programme. 

Anna's body of work ranges from uplifting vocal works and catchy pop songs to fragile electronic soundscapes and experimental multimedia installation pieces. Her work has been performed by ensembles such as the European Union Chamber Orchestra, the No Dice Collective, Kantos Chamber Choir, Juice Vocal Ensemble, the ORA Singers, the Hermes Experiment, the Gesualdo Six, the BBC Singers and members of the BBC Symphony Orchestra, and she has been working closely with the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain over this past year. She also recently completed her tenure as Composer-in-Residence for the London Oriana Choir having won their five15 Young Composers’ Competition in 2019. Anna was previously a composer with the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain in 2015, after having won the BBC Young Composer Competition 2014 with her piece Underneath for voices and beat boxer.

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