Mercy Beyond Borders

Sat. Mar. 23, 5pm
Quadras Center, 2400 Sand Hill Rd. in Menlo Park, CA
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I will be performing my song “Mercy” to raise support for Mercy Beyond Borders, an organization founded by Sister Marilyn Lacey to provide education for girls and women in South Sudan and Haiti. I will also be premiering new songs by composers from Berklee College of Music which were also commissioned by the Canales Project.

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NY Songwriter's Circle

Mon. April 8, 7pm
The Bitter End, 147 Bleecker St. in NYC
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I will be accompanying young artists who study with vocal coach Tina Shafer. Tina started the NY Songwriter’s Circle over 25 years ago and has created performing opportunities for hundreds of artists. In fact, Tina was the first person to book a gig for me in NYC! So it is a treat to play for her students, who are at the very beginning of their creative journeys.Back to top^


Ojai Youth Opera

Sat. May 18, 7pm
“Nightingale and the Tower”
Libby Bowl, 210 S Signal St. Ojai, CA
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I recently performed with Rebecca Comerford at Neue Galerie. She is the founder of Ojai Youth Opera. While I will not be performing on this event, I will be in Ojai supporting the team during the lead-up. Inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s fairytale, with new music and story by Rebecca Comerford, Beth Meyers and Jason Trueting, Nightingale and the Tower explores the themes of technology in the digital age, examining the delicate balance between nature and technology and the ways in which children must navigate the bridge between the creative and destructive forces of both.

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Antigone in Ferguson

May – July in Brooklyn, NY
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I will be sub Music Director for this Theater of War productions, which sheds new light on modern events through the lens of Greek classic plays. The gospel-style score was composed by St. Louis native Phil Woodmore. As sub MD, I will be jazzing it up on piano and conducting with full band and gospel choir on stage.

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Rancho La Puerta



August 3-10
Carretera Tecate-Tijuana
Rancho la Puerta, Tecate, B.C., Mexico
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I will be playing for the “Unmute Your Voice” workshop led by Sharon Spinetti.


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Anna Dagmar is a NYC-based pianist, vocalist, singer-songwriter and musical theatre composer. She is a two-time Gold Prize winner in the Mid-Atlantic Songwriting Contest and has released three full length albums. She is currently a sub music director and pianist for the Broadway Show Waitress, featuring the music of Sara Bareilles.

Dagmar has performed at venues such as Club Passim, Tupelo Hall, and City Winery and on radio stations including WFUV and WFMT. She is a member of the BMI Advanced Musical Theatre Writing Workshop and is developing a gypsy-jazz influenced musical titled Kids These Days with lyricist Kevin Wanzor. Dagmar is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music. www.AnnaDagmar.com