Ayanna Witter-Johnson


Ayanna Witter-Johnson is a singer, composer, pianist, and cellist. She studied at the Trinity Laban Conservatory in London and then at the Manhattan School of Music in New York. In Manhattan, she was the only non-American to win Amateur Night Live at the legendary Apollo Theater in Harlem, New York. As a composer, she has written for the London Symphony Orchestra, Güerzenich Orchester, Ligeti Quartet, Kronos Quartet, and The Hip-Hop Shakespeare Company. She was previously a guest in the Concertgebouw and will now play in the BIMhuis at the Cello Biennale for the first time. 

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