Anna was a classroom music teacher for 21 years, and as Head of Department for most of that time. She began her teaching career at the Kings CE School in Wolverhampton before being promoted to Head of Music at the Crestwood School in 2002. In 2007 she became Head of Instrumental Studies at Old Swinford Hospital, a boarding school in Stourbridge and then was promoted to Director of Music in 2015. She finally left the music classroom in 2020 to focus on her freelancing career. During the past two decades Anna has also tutored privately, and as a strings teacher and ensemble coach for Dudley Performing Arts.


Anna now has a busy private teaching practice, tutoring violin, piano, keyboard and music theory to students of all levels and ages.


Contact Anna at [email protected] for further details or visit www.annadownesmusictuition.com