Annie has been playing piano since she was 8 years old. She has never wavered from her musical passion. She is trained in advanced piano from the Sydney Conservatorim and has a bachelor of music from Sydney university. She also hold a Licentiate Piano Performance diploma through Trinity College of London.
As a regularly performing pianist, Annie's compositions are mostly for solo piano. She has also long been interested in the relationship between music and other artforms like film and dance. Annie has experience over many years playing for ballet classes and ballet residential schools, and she has composed a number of pieces specifically for use by dance teachers.
She is very passionate about writing for the screen, and is currently focusing her efforts in this direction.
Wirripang - Australian Composer
In June 2020, three of Annie's piano pieces were accepted for publishing by Wirripang, a publisher that exists to promote Australian composers.
One of these pieces is to be included in a new Anthology of Australian Women Composers, published by Wirripang and due for release later this year.
Annie has written and recorded two original albums of solo piano music. They can be viewed and purchased on the music section of this site.
She has also recorded many multi-intsrumental original tracks which can be heard at Soundcloud (link below)
In late 2020, Annie was commissioned to write the music for an Australian feature film “Advice to a Brokenhearted Girl”, which was completed in February 2021.
The film is due for release mid-2021.
Opening sequence from Andrew Russell's film Advice to a Brokenhearted Girl. Soundtrack by Annie Burbank.