Conducting Hunter Symphony
Wed. May. 3 at 7:30pm (doors 7:15)

FREE and open to the public (rsvp below)
Anna is conducting first, exactly at 7:30pm.

DIRECTOR: David Fulmer

1. Bartok Romanian Folk Dances, conducted by Anna Dagmar
2. Scriabin Piano Concerto Op. 20, featuring pianist Karen Xie
3. Bach Magnificat with the Hunter College Choir, directed by Michael Sheetz

LOCATION: Assembly Hall Hunter North Building, entrance on 69th between Park Ave. and Lexington Ave. in NYC. Assembly Hall is inside on the ground floor.

Advanced seat reservation: https://forms.gle/Lvj9Cj25moXMPSzY7
Walk-in entry is also allowed for audience members who do not reserve in advance; however, please allow extra time if this is the case and you are not on the audience list.

Anna Dagmar VIDEO of orchestral conducting debut https://youtu.be/dh-nJplhs6o
Anna Dagmar VIDEO “Satellite” singer-songwriter: https://youtu.be/LIaJDPdK-A4
Anna Dagmar AUDIO singer-songwriter: https://on.soundcloud.com/Roc6P
Anna Dagmar AUDIO musical-theatre: https://on.soundcloud.com/hMUys

Anna Dagmar is a NYC-based pianist, conductor, singer-songwriter and teacher. She is the Assistant Conductor of the Hunter College Symphony Orchestra. She has four albums of original songs and is currently recording Rhapsody EP, a collection of new songs celebrating the spirit of childhood at all ages. 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. “Mercy,” honors the work of Sister Marilyn Lacey and Mercy Beyond Borders, a foundation with supports women and girls through education and business training in war-torn or impoverished regions of South Sudan and Haiti. Dagmar served as sub Pianist, Conductor and Vocal Coach fo Antigone in Ferguson, a gospel adaptation of Sophocles’ classic play  which brings new light andhope to modern criminal justice reform. Additional theatrical credits include Songs of Resistance and Rebellion (Neue Galerie), Mata Hari (HEREarts) and Nightingale in the Tower (Ojai Youth Opera).

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 is a member of Maestra, an organization that provides support, visibility and community to the women who make the music in the musical theater industry. 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. An energetic and creative educator, Dagmar served as composer-in-residence for several years at the Nightingale-Bamford School and has also taught at Mamaroneck High School and the Sonatina International School of Piano in Bennington, VT. She holds a B.M. in Jazz Performance and Music Education from the Eastman School of Music and will earn her M.A. in Conducting in 2024 at Hunter College. She lives with her husband and daughter in Manhattan. www.AnnaDagmar.com

Apr. 7 2023 Carnegie Hall American Protégé Concert in Weill Hall
Nov. 30, 2022 Orchestral connducting debut with the Hunter Symphony
Aug. 20, 2022 Mother Daughter Piano Duets in Goshen, MA
May 5, 2022 “Moments In Seeing” in San Francisco, CA
Nov. 12, 2021 Double Entendre performs Anna Dagmar’s oboe & string quartet
Oct. 27, 2021 Connect Faith Creativity Lab
Oct. 3, 2021 Recording strings for Rhapsody EP at Bunker Studio, Brooklyn
Sept. 20, 2021 Recording rhythm section for Rhapsody EP at Bunker Studio
Apr. 10 & 11, 2021 Virtual Birthday Concerts
Feb., 2021  NY Songwriter’s Circle