Anna Winthrop is a DC based singer, musician and composer who’s passion lies in storytelling through creative expression. No stranger to the stage, Anna has a career in the performing arts that has spanned her lifetime. Her love of performing began as a classically trained dancer, while her studies in piano, voice and acting ultimately led her to New York City where she found professional success and built a diverse resume encompassing musical theater, straight theater, opera, television, film and voice-overs.
While her versatility led to performance opportunities in NYC as well as throughout the US and Europe, Anna struggled to find her niche. Her turn to composition came about as an experiment to discover her own musical identity and create without boundaries. Hailed as "individualistic, windswept, cinematic, jazz-inflected art rock" (New York Music Daily) Anna’s music defies categorization and brings something new to the songwriter world. After debuting her music in some of NYC’s most well-known clubs, Anna is currently working on her first album, to be released in the fall of 2022.
Anna’s journey as an artist fuels her desire to help others as a dedicated educator and advocate for the arts. A prominent voice teacher and vocal coach, her holistic approach focuses on uncovering each student’s unique sound and artistry, while laying a solid technical foundation to free expression. She has worked with students through her private studio and as a member of the voice faculty at New York University's esteemed department of music and performing arts professions, ushering students into successful careers on Broadway as well as in both the opera and indie music worlds. Anna has also worked with students of all ages throughout New York City and the DC metro area and has spoken internationally on the potential for high quality programs in the arts and arts integrated learning to transform education systems, engage students and empower under served children. Additionally, her interest in building community and celebrating diversity through the arts has led to many grass roots projects and remains a driving force in her work.
Anna holds a Bachelor of Music in classical voice from Oberlin Conservatory where she studied both voice and piano, receiving phi kappa lambda honors for both academic and musical excellence. She also holds a Master of Music in vocal performance and an Advanced Certificate in Vocal Pedagogy from New York University, where she was awarded the Jan Peerce Fellowship. She is a member of Actors Equity Association, the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, The Screen Actors Guild and the New York Singing Teacher’s Association.
Visit Anna’s professional page at annawinthrop.com.