Annabelle, the founder of Napier Music Academy, is an experienced singer, performer and music teacher. Raised in rural Gisborne, Annabelle moved to Wellington for 10 years where she studied a Bachelor of Music in Classical Performance (Voice) at the New Zealand School of Music. Later on, she trained to become a secondary school music teacher and worked as HoD Music/Arts for 5 years.
Annabelle spent two years performing on cruise ships around the world, where she performed over 1000 shows, before settling in Napier.
You may see Annabelle performing in the weekends around Hawkes Bay at local wineries, restaurants, farmers markets and other local events in the duo ‘Annabelle & Ash’, or band 'The Stereos'.