Graduating from the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University with a Bachelor of Music with First Class Honours and a Masters of Music Studies majoring in Opera Performance, Annie studied singing with renowned soprano Margaret Schindler. She also trained in drama at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT). After moving to London, Annie undertook further training with internationally- acclaimed opera singers Paula Anglin and Julian Gavin and voice coach David Harper.
Annie’s appearances with Opera Queensland include performing in the chorus of Roméo et Juliette and Sweeney Todd, as a soloist in Strike up the Chorus and in the role of Flora in Turn of the Screw. She also toured with Opera Queensland’s education program, Moving Opera. Most recently she featured in Abandon - Opera Queensland’s collaboration with Dancenorth.
Annie has performed in a number of international shows including the role of Juliette in Roméo et Juliette and Mimi in La bohème in concert excerpts for West London Opera and the title role in Massenet’s Manon for a staged workshop with director Andrew Sinclair.
During her time at the Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University, Annie performed as Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi, Le Feu and Le Rossignol in L’enfant et les sortilèges, Königin der Nacht in Die Zauberflöte, Cupid in Orpheus in the Underworld and Goddess Athena in The Labours of Hercules.
Annie’s concert appearances include Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle in St John’s Smith Square in London, Handel’s Messiah with the Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra, Mendelssohn’s Lobegesang with English Concert Singers in London and Handel’s Israel in Egypt.
In recognition of Annie’s operatic work, she received the Griffith Award for Excellence and was a finalist in the Dame Joan Sutherland competition.