Anne Dawson, our new singing teacher
by Music at King Edward's School, Birmingham
Anne Dawson studied with Caroline Crawshaw at the Royal Northern College of Music, and was the winner of the Kathleen Ferrier Memorial Scholarship. She enjoyed a significant career, singing principal roles with all the major British Opera companies and in Amsterdam, Geneva, Lausanne, Frankfurt, Paris, Strasbourg, Maastricht, Potsdam, and Vancouver.
She has performed and recorded with Sir Charles Mackerras, Sir Neville Marriner, Sir Charles Groves, Sir Bernard Haitink, Sir Richard Armstrong, Sir Mark Elder, Sir David Willocks, Ton Koopman, Richard Hickox, John Pritchard, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Yukka Pekka Saraste, Walter Weller, Jacques Delacote, Mariss Jansons, Raymond Leppard, Tadaaki Otaka, Kent Nagano, and Steuart Bedford.
Since making teaching her main focus, she has taught and given classes at New College, Oxford, RNCM, Oundle School, Birmingham University, and Birmingham Conservatoire. She has been an adjudicator of the BBC Young Chorister of the Year competition.
We are delighted to welcome her to King Edward’s School.