Annmarie grew up in Leeds where she was the leader of the City of Leeds Youth Orchestra. She was a member of the National Youth Orchestra and a founder member of the LPO Youth Orchestra. She then went on to study the violin and piano at the Royal College of Music, learning with Trevor Williams and Howard Davis.
Since graduating she has worked with many orchestras including the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Opera North, British Philharmonic Orchestra, London Arts Orchestra, Kentish Opera, Camerata of London and London Musical Theatre Orchestra, several in a principal role.
Annmarie spent 8 years in the orchestra of the London production of Les Miserables and has worked on other West End shows including The Producers, Company, Annie Get Your Gun and Yank. She also led touring productions of The Sound of Music and Oklahoma.
Annmarie has worked with a variety of artists such as Jose Carreras, Placido Domingo, Jessye Norman and Andrea Bocelli.
As a soloist works performed include Mozart’s A major and G major Concertos, Bruch’s G minor Concerto, Beethoven’s Romances, Vivaldi’s Four Seasons and Bach’s and Malcom Arnold’s double violin Concertos.
Annmarie lives in Carshalton and teaches both privately and for Sutton Music Service. She has been the leader of Sutton Symphony Orchestra since 2011.