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Anna Dagmar

Organization: AMDA College and Conservatory of the Performing Arts
Title: Pianist and Vocal Coach
Program Graduation: BM, ALP Certificate 2000
Musical Studies: Music Teaching & Learning, Piano
Musical Specialties: Commercial Music, Composition, Jazz, Public School
Quote: “ALP was a wonderful outlet to learn professional skills in music and collaborate with colleagues. I shared music with the broader community, developed marketing tools and performed to wider audiences. I feel my confidence grew and I was able to move readily into a career as a pianist, composer and teacher.”


Anna Dagmar is a NYC-based pianist, singer-songwriter and composer. Dagmar made her Broadway debut in 2017 as a sub Pianist and Conductor for Sara Bareilles’ musical Waitress. Her original song, “Mercy,” was commissioned by The Canales Project and performed at the National Gallery in 2018 and at the Public Theater in 2019. Dagmar is a two-time Gold Prize winner of the Mid-Atlantic Songwriting Contest, a National Kerrville New Folk and Rocky Mountain Folk Festival finalist, and a composer in the BMI Advanced Musical Theater Writing Workshop. She has released four albums of original songs, including Satellite (2012) which has spun on over 100 folk stations across the country and charted #5 on the National Roots Music Report. Dagmar served as composer-in-residence at the Nightingale-Bamford School and has taught at Mamaroneck High School and the Sonatina International School of Piano in Bennington, VT. She holds a degree in Jazz Performance and Music Education from the Eastman School of Music.