On stage, Australian flautist Anna Coe exudes a natural warmth, energy and
creativity in her music.
Born in Brisbane, 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 woodwind prizes at the Australian Concerto Competition and 4MBS Radio Station Eisteddfod.
Since 2014, Anna has appeared as a Next Gen Artist with the QPAC ensemble-in-residence, Southern Cross Soloists, which led to performances at QPAC, the Bangalow Music Festival and Noosa Music Festival.
Anna is very interested in performance-led research and received the Australian Postgraduate Award to commence her Master of Philosophy at the University of Queensland (UQ). During her candidature, Anna was the Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty winner of the "Three Minute Thesis" competition.
In December 2016, Anna was accepted to become a candidate of Doctorate of Philosophy (Flute Performance) at UQ. Her research focuses on the World War Two chamber works for flute by french composer André Jolivet.
In 2017, Anna was invited to join the Australian National Academy of Music (ANAM) in Melbourne to commence the Professional Performance Program for Flute.