Associate Lecturer in Music
Anna Neale is a multi-talented singer/songwriter, composer, session vocalist, voice over artist and lecturer in music.
Anna Neale is a multi-talented singer/songwriter, composer, session vocalist, voice over artist and lecturer in music. Anna's worked professionally in the music industry for over fifteen years. In that time she's toured the world, playing at most of the major music conferences, released two albums and two EP's to critical acclaim, written songs for other artists, radio and TV advertising, and provided vocals for many TV animations, songs and adverts. Much of her current commercial work being commissioned by Global Media (Capital, Radio X, Heart, and Classic FM).
As well as her composing and performing credits, Anna has lectured at the University of Cambridge, The British Museum, BIMM (Brighton & London), Canterbury Christ Church University and the University of Hertfordshire. She is also a member of the Oxford Brookes's music industry board.
Her research interests include songwriting and the music of Ancient Greece.
Anna is currently working on her new album 'Wide Sky' with producer Jez Larder (Amy MacDonald, Estelle, David Bowie). The album features performances from Syrian musicians, as well as singers from English National Opera (ENO). Fusing together Middle Eastern music with Western pop, and continuing the world music theme featured in her previous album 'River Man'.