Anna Semple read music at Trinity Hall, Cambridge. She is now a postgraduate student of Composition at Guildhall School of Music and Drama (generously supported by the HR Taylor Trust), studying with Matthew Kaner. Recent commissions include works for the Royal Opera House, The Choir of St John's College, Cambridge, the Choir of New College, Oxford, The Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, Mad Song and the Edington Festival 2020. She has worked with a wide variety of artists including vocal consort Exaudi and solo accordionist Miloš Milivojević. Anna's first opera was performed at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow in June 2019 and she has recently had work published in the Multitude of Voyces' SATB Anthems Anthology.