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Oboelady aka Anna Fisher: BIOGRAPHY

MOLIN MUSIC Recording Artist ANNA FISHER - OBOELADY ANNA FISHER

    Do you even know what an oboe or English horn is? From the womb of our MOTHER in TANZANIA, AFRICA ANNA FISHER is UNIVERSAL. Vegan she prefers nothing from animal, is examining more efficient and green materials and requests you DOWNLOAD and add her in your networks. Taking music and double reeds back to its roots you will feel connected to this ROOTS CONSCIOUS ELEMENT whose star has RISEN in her latest project to heal the world. 

    Recording Artist/Producer/Composer and Elementary Educator. ANNA FISHER has taught others' children since young. Raised in a loving and warm environment in the natural surroundings at the corner of Holden Wood and The Valley Road in Conantum/Kalmia Woods Community one of the most beautiful environments any child could dream of living. Birthright Unitarian - Universalist with two well recognized uncles in the denomination, Anna longed to serve the world in a fuller capacity and was inspired by too many to mention including and not limited to; Barbara Morrison, Darryl Munyungo Jackson, Leon Ndugu Chancler, Dr. Eddie Bruce, Dr. Gilbert Sprauve, Guy H. Benjamin, Louisa May Alcott, Bronson Alcott, Henry David Thoreau, Ghandi, Langston Hughes, Sweet Baby J'ai, Clora Bryant, Brenda Holliway, Brenda Lee Eager, Cornelius Grant, Marvin Marshall, Ed and David Townsend, Martin Luther King, Jr., Gunther Schuller, Marcia Griffiths and Harmony House Band, Marcia Higgs and Dis N Dat Band, Queendomcom, Queen Akua, Sister Carol, Sister Nancy, Zema Bernard, Rembert James, Melody Polk, Keith Jones, Carlitos del Puerto, Onaje Murray, Kevin Eubanks, Hubert Laws, Jr., Jawge & The Unknown Band, Fully Fullwood Band, Beres Hammond and Harmony House Band, The Wailers Band, Third World Band, Alpha Blondy Band, Seiji Ozawa, Andre Previn, Leonard Bernstein, John Mack, Laila Storch, Ira Deutsch, Vance Reger, Fritz Marafi, John Battisti, Roger Voisin,  Carl Atkins, David Baker, Dominic Spera, John B. Williams, Justo Almario, John Bolivar, Quentin Dennard, The Littleton Brothers,  Kharon Harrison, Nedra Wheeler, Trevor Ware, Richard Daley, Richard Grant, Stephen Cat Coore, William Bunny Rugs Clarke. 

 

  From 1981-1982 Managing the Winston-Salem Youth Symphony for Dr. Lynn Peters at University of North Carolina School of the Arts (B. Mus Oboe and English horn Performance degree granted 1983) lead me to accept a position teaching Elementary General Music classes to local youth on St. John, USVI, one of the United States' Possessions.

     After 10 years, moved to Big Island of Hawaii, and was a Substitute Teacher with Hawaii State Dept of Education and also Adjunct Professor at UH-Hilo's Na Pua No' Eau Center for Gifted and Talented Native Hawaiian Children. Serious responses to her music in Los Angeles and internationally she moved to Los Angeles. In late 1995, RENAISSANCE IN FORMATION was finished, her debut CD, "Renaissance In Formation".

     In 1996, she accepted a position to teach Kindergarten for Los Angeles Unified School District in the inner city of Los Angeles. In 1999, she completed a Masters of Science in Education in Instructional Leadership and returned in 2006 for a credential in Educational Administration. National University has recognized her as 35 Alumni to Watch in 35 Years in 2006.

     In 2014, she returned to the USVI to her former position as Elementary General Music Teacher. She has continued performing on her oboe and English horn and singing at community events. She has been featured at Sunrise Rotary Breakfast, Family Resource Peacemaker Gala on St. Thomas, VI and VI Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Council, 1733 Slave Insurrection Commemorative Tour, Kwanzaa Celebration, St. John Cancer Fund Block Party and Light Up the Night Cancer Walk, Mongoose Junction Christmas Prom, Emancipation Day Commemoration, Veteran's Day Parade, Julius E. Sprauve School Gala, Women's March on Cruz Bay, as well as gigs with Reggae Guitarist Wayne Clendenin, Visions Reggae Combo and numerous open mic nights at Chester's Getaway and Cafe Concordia on St. John, VI. She continues to coordinate performances and speaking engagements for the students at Julius E. Sprauve School as well. She has served on the Black / Virgin Islands History Committee and has retained the late Mr. Oswin Sewer, Dr. Gilbert Sprauve, Delroy 'Ital' Anthony, Lincoln Liburd, Teshanne Phillips and most recently Guy Davis for enriching talks and performances for children. 

      In December 2016, her grant to start a Quelbe (Scratch) Band was approved by the Virgin Islands Community Foundation to fund an elementary ensemble to preserve the music indigenous to the Virgin Islands from the Anderson Grant For Teachers.

     She still keeps in touch with former students, teachers and fellow classmates. Some of her award-winning students include, Internationally Acclaimed Jazz Steel Pannist Victor Provost, Reggae Artist Exodus, Reggae Musicians Hollywood and Snooze of Inner Visions Band, Actor and Film Star Brummel Germain, Attorney Kyla Duncan, Motivational Speaker and Professor Sherman Browne and Motivation Speaker and Author Teshanne Phillips. Two of her former students have been named Teacher of the Year in their school districts.

FOCUS, YIN TANG, RENAISSANCE IN FORMATION, TU AMIGA FIEL, PUEDO VER CLARO, all her music is on i-tunes and CDBaby: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/annafisher1

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ANNA FISHER is NOT GOING AWAY, ANNA FISHER IS HERE TO STAY, watch for her upcoming CD featuring a few of the world's greatest musicians. TRIBUTE FOR SALVATION on the MOLIN MUSIC label, available soon!