Anna Brooks

Music Theory & Notation Module Leader and Vocal Pre-Production Tutor

Arranger, musical director, saxophonist and vocalist Anna Brooks has performed and recorded with a wide range of artists, including The Drifters, Roy Wood, The City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Roy G Hemmings and Shane Richie. Anna is a member ‘The Brooklyn Funk Essentials’ with whom she regularly tours and records alongside fellow UK-based band members Iwan VanHetten and Alison Limerick.

Anna has arranged and composed music for theatre shows, stage and screen and worked as a music preparation specialist on Hollywood films (‘Robin Hood’, ‘Hoodwinked Too’, ‘Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging’) and for the BBC (Doctor Who / Torchwood). As a musical director and saxophonist she has worked on numerous theatre shows and toured for two years with The Drifters. She recently signed to Hal Leonard Publishing, the world’s largest music publishing company, who will be selling her band arrangements worldwide via

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