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Anna Rice
ANNA RICE Producer, Arranger, Orchestrator SHOWREEL

Anna Rice is an IFTA-nominated screen composer, lyricist, arranger and music producer. 

Over the past eighteen years she has produced her scores, songs and arrangements for a host of acclaimed performers including Lang Lang, Gidon Kremer, Ronnie Wood (The Rolling Stones), Andrea Corr, Avishai Cohen, Donal Lunny, The Chieftains, Moxie, Cara Dillon, Joseph, Jam Hsiao and Coco Lee. She has written for numerous orchestras worldwide, including the Hollywood Studio Symphony Orchestra, the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Kremerata Baltica, the Hallé, the City of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra and Galaxy Studios Symphony Orchestra (Belgium) as well as all the major performing orchestras on the island of Ireland. 

Anna produced, arranged and orchestrated “The Christmas Album” for Andrea Corr, released in 2022. The album reached a solo career-best position in the UK Official Charts for the artist.

Anna's scores and songs can be heard onscreen worldwide, including Ruán Magan’s OUR BLUE WORLD – A WATER ODYSSEY (narrated by Liam Neeson), the theme song to CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON: SWORD OF DESTINY (Weinstein/Netflix), 'Take Me To Shanghai' from THE WASTED TIMES, Ian Hislop's AGE OF THE DO-GOODERS (BBC / Wingspan Productions) and the Abbey Theatre and National Theatre's inaugural collaborative production, JUNO AND THE PAYCOCK, starring Ciarán Hinds and Sinéad Cusack. Her recent score to Gary Lennon’s I DREAM IN PHOTOS (Gambit Pictures) was chosen as Ireland’s nomination for the Camille Awards (European Film Composer Awards 2024) in the category Best Score for a Feature Documentary. 

She has scored over two hundred episodes of TV animation and in 2019, she co-founded Ash and Harold - a collaborative music studio focused on the scoring and production of music for animation.

Anna collaborated with Paddy Moloney for over a decade, orchestrating his works for The Chieftains' live concerts worldwide. She has worked with acclaimed Japanese composer Shigeru Umebayashi since 2015, when she orchestrated his violin concerto for Gidon Kremer “The Japanese Four Seasons.” She arranged and produced his score for CHIMERICA (Channel 4 / Playground Entertainment), Gordon Chan's GOD OF WAR, the E3 Trailer for Sony Playstation's GHOST OF TSUSHIMA and THE WASTED TIMES (dir. Cheng Er).

Anna is an alumna of The Royal College of Music in London, Trinity College Dublin and the prestigious ASCAP Film Scoring Workshop. She has been a recipient of numerous bursaries and awards including from The Arts Council of Ireland, IMRO and The Bill Whelan Music Bursary.

She has served as a panel judge for the BAFTA TV Awards, Ivor Novello Awards and the Irish Film & Television Awards and on the board of directors of the Screen Composers Guild of Ireland. 

Anna's music is published by First Name Music and Novello.