VOCALIST - SONGWRITER - PERFORMER
Known for her expressive voice and moving interpretations, songstress Anna Hawkins crosses the great divides of classical, folk and popular music.
Anna’s music has been described as captivating and ethereal. A born performer, Anna first stepped out on stage at the age of seven starting out in country music and later moving into performing classical repertoire alongside orchestras and at special events. Entering her twenties Anna started to write and release original material, her songs and voice reflecting her Irish heritage and country roots whilst drawing upon her classical technique and range.
Anna has toured New Zealand as a solo artist and as a guest to famed Welsh tenor Paul Potts. She’s performed with the NZ Pops Orchestra, Trust Waikato Symphony, Opus Orchestra, Bay Symphonia and Christchurch Symphony debuting her original song Journey On at the ASB Classical Sparks in Hagley Park. Anna has also graced the stage in various musical theatre roles including Fantine in Les Miserables, Kim in Miss Saigon, Christine in Ken Hills Phantom of the Opera in Japan and more recently Florence in Chess and Lucy in Jekyll & Hyde. As an in demand entertainer Anna has performed at televised events such as Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park, Rugby World Cup and V8 Supercars as well as regular slots at various festivals, corporate and charity events.
Anna has four full-length albums to her name . . . . . . . . . . . .