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Anna Edwards

Anna Edwards

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(206) 252-4948


DMA, Orchestral Conducting, University of Washington, 2015
Anna Edwards has been part of the vibrant Seattle music community for the
past twenty one years. She is the new music director of the Saratoga Chamber
Orchestra and is the founder and music director of the Seattle Collaborative
Orchestra, an intergenerational symphony orchestra consisting of highly
talented high school and university students performing with Seattle
professional musicians including the Seattle Symphony and the Pacific
Northwest Ballet. In addition to her responsibilities with the Saratoga
Chamber Orchestra and the Seattle Collaborative Orchestra, Anna is the music
director at Roosevelt High School where she has built the orchestra program
over the past fourteen years into a nationally award-winning program.  Anna
has been a violinist with the Auburn Symphony for the past 17 years and has
been a freelance violinist in the Seattle Metro area for the last 21 years
performing with such groups as the Pacific Northwest Ballet, Northwest
Chamber Orchestra, and the Northwest Sinfonietta. She has additionally
worked with the Seattle Youth Symphony program over the past 20 years
conducting the Symphonette Symphony, Classical Symphony, and the Festival
String Orchestra for the Marrowstone-in-the-City summer music program.
Currently, Anna is finishing her Doctorate of Musical Arts in orchestral
conducting at the University of Washington where she is the Teaching
Assistant for the University of Washington Symphony Orchestra.