Belinda Sykes & JOGLARESA
Louise Anna Duggan - percussion, dulcimer, voice
Louise Anna Duggan is a London-based percussionist and composer. Middle Eastern Frame Drums and Hammer Dulcimer are her particular specialisms. She works predominantly in the theatre, on the early music/folk circuit and as a session musician for film and pop. Her work in theatre includes Musical Director roles for Regent's Park Open Air Theatre (Running Wild at RPOAT and UK Tour 2017), Shakespeare's Globe, (The Inn At Lydda, Boudica and Deutsche Bank's Taming of the Shrew), and the National Theatre (Deputy Musical Director, Everyman). Her work as percussionist in theatre includes performances for the Royal National Theatre (Everyman, From Morning to Midnight, She Stoops to Conquer, Emperor and Galilean, Grief) and the Royal Shakespeare Company (The Tempest, As You Like It). Compositions for theatre include An Incident at the Border (Trafalgar Studios/Finborough Theatre), co-composition on Running Wild with Nick Powell (Regent's Park/Chichester Festival UK Tour 2017), and Henry IV for Royal Shakespeare Company Education in the House of Commons.
Louise also plays percussion, dulcimer and sings backing vocals for the Danish pop artist Agnes Obel. Featured performances in film include Louise Anna Duggan's solo improvisations for the film Macbeth starring Michael Fassbender, Assassin's Creed and the Oscar-nominated Jordanian film Theeb in conjunction with the London Contemporary Orchestra.
Louise Anna Duggan trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama where she received a First Class Honours degree and the Lady Mayoress Prize for Overall Excellence. Following her degree, she went on to become a Chamber Music Fellow at the Guildhall School. Louise teaches percussion at Harrow School. Louise's website