Anna Mullin is an honors graduate of Randolph-Macon Woman’s College in Lynchburg, Virginia, with a double major in Music and English. Her religious works have been published by Abingdon Press (The Methodist Publishing House), the Gregorian Institute of America (The Catholic Publishing House), as well as the Fred Bock Music Companies. Commissioned by the Gadsden-Etowah Tourism Board, she composed the words and music for the religious drama, Jerusalem’s Gate, which opened at the historic Mort Glosser Amphitheater as the centerpiece for Gadsden, Alabama’s “Millennium Celebration” in the spring of 2000. She and arranger/orchestrator, Mark A. Harris, then created a contemporary version, entitled Always, which premiered at CrossPoint Community Church in 2002.
Anna has been involved as a soprano soloist in many theater, church, and civic performances. She has been a guest soloist/composer with the Birmingham Pops Orchestra and was the featured soloist for the Gadsden Symphony Orchestra’s winter concert in 2005. She has also played leading roles in the stage productions ofThe King and I, Amahl and the Night Visitors, and Some Enchanted Evening, as well as being the soprano soloist for Dubois’ The Seven Last Words of Christ and Handel’s The Messiah.
A CD of her original music, entitled “Tender Moments,” was released in 2004 and nominated for the Dove Awards’ “Inspirational Album of the Year.” It has been accepted for airplay on over 400 stations throughout the U.S. and abroad. Her latest project, the oratorio “Star of Bethlehem,” was premiered in Wallace Hall on the campus of Gadsden State Community College on December 1, 2006, with the Gadsden-Etowah Community Choir and Orchestra.