Anna Colliton is one of America’s leading exponents of the bodhrán, the traditional Irish frame drum. A native of Chicago, a city of Irish musical excellence, Anna plays a highly intricate style of drumming with masterful tonal and rhythmic variation. She has taught and performed at festivals across the country, including Swannanoa Celtic Week, Catskills Irish Arts Week, Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival, The O’Flaherty Irish Music Retreat, The St. Louis Tionol, CCE MAD Week, Tune Junkie Weekend, and Augusta Celtic Week, as well as with the Academy of Irish Music in Chicago and the Irish Arts Center in New York. She has also played and performed with Cherish the Ladies, Comas, the Paul McKenna Band, Girsa, and others, and has recently returned from a three year stay at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, where she performed daily at the International Showcase at Epcot Theme Park. Anna is currently a member of Boston-based traditional music quartet Ship in the Clouds, as well as The Bad Neighbors Rhythm Project, a rhythm-centric collaboration with percussive dancer Danielle Enblom. Anna also offers personalized performance and instruction through Tune Supply, and of course, right here.
Discography (among others I can't remember):
Cherish the Ladies "A Star in the East"
Grainne Murphy "Short Stories"
Into the Deep: America, Whaling & the World, Ric Burns, Soundtrack
Loretta Egan "Down the Watery Path"
The Manhattan Island Sessions
Jane Pomplas "Traditional Irish Music on Fiddle"
The Colin Farrell band with Colin Farrell, Dan Lowery, and Alan Murray
Allison Barber "Traveling Home"
Jim Sharkey "Misty Morning Rain"
TV credits of note:
"Gossip Girl," Season 5, Episode 17 "The Princess Dowry" 
"Copper" Credits and Soundtrack
Red Dead Redemption 2 Soundtrack
Cherish the Ladies "An Irish Homecoming"

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