Singer songwriter Anna Corcoran, originally from Formby Merseyside, graduated from Goldsmiths college in 2005, with a Bachelor of Music degree. She is currently studying for her MA Voice Pedagogy: Professional Practice with Voice Workshop University of Wales, Trinity St David. Alongside her own performances, Anna is a highly experienced vocal coach, choir director and arranger, specialising in pop and jazz vocals. Her choral arrangements of popular classics have been performed nationwide by children's choirs in theatres and concert halls including Queen Elisabeth Hall, Royal Festival Hall and The Sage Gateshead.
In 2013 Anna was nominated for Female Artist of The Year at The Liverpool Music Awards.
In 2016 Anna released her debut album Easier Than Falling featuring her stand out single 'The Show' which received national radio play on BBC Radio 2 and BBC 6 Music. A live performance of The Show also featured in BBC One Drama 'Moving On - Madge' featuring Hayley Mills.
A short hiatus after Anna's daughter arrived proceeded the release and tour of Easier Than Falling and the years that followed have seen Anna become an acclaimed session musician, composer, choir director and vocal coach.
Anna regularly performs with UK Americana artist Robert Vincent and has featured on all three of Robert's studio albums, Life in Easy Steps, I'll Make The Most of My Sins and In This Town You're Owned.
In 2020, Anna was invited to perform on a charity single curated by legendary broadcaster Whispering Bob Harris celebrating 60 years since the release of Stand By Me. Fellow collaborators included Mark Knopfler, Rick Wakeman and Roseanne Cash.
In Jan 2021, Anna was announced as the winner of UK Instrumentalist of The Year at the Americana Music Awards UK. This nomination was following her performances on AMA double award winner Robert Vincent's album In This Town You're Owned and Laura Marling's Grammy and Mercury Music Prize nominated Song For Our Daughter. Both albums were produced by award winning producer Ethan Johns.
During the national lockdown in 2020 Anna performed a series of 'Live From Home' Gigs on Facebook Live. These live broadcasts raised over £3000 for charities including Refuge, Show Racism The Red Card and The Hygiene Bank.