Born in Brisbane, flautist Anna Coe graduated her Bachelor of Music from the University of Queensland with First Class Honours. During her time in Brisbane, she received the James Carson Memorial Prize and various awards such as the Most Promising Woodwind Award at the Australian Concerto Competition.
Since 2014, she has appeared as a Next Gen Artist with the QPAC ensemble-in-residence, Southern Cross Soloists, which has led to performances at QPAC, Bangalow Music Festival and Noosa Music Festival.
Anna has recently commenced a Doctor of Philosophy in Music Performance at the University of Queensland. The focus of her performance-led research is the French composer, Andre Jolivet and his chamber works for flute composed in World War Two. Anna was delighted to receive the First Prize for her presentation of her ‘Three Minute Thesis’ in the University of Queensland Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty Final (2015).
On stage, Australian flautist Anna Coe exudes natural warmth, energy and creativity in her music. Her teachers include Virginia Taylor and Patrick Nolan.
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