Anna van Riel is a Deep South artist known for her award-winning music for children in both NZ and Australia. Two-time winner of the Australia Songwriter Associations ‘Best Children’s Artist’ award, and a multi nominee in the NZChildren’s Music Awards, Anna’s passion for performance and songwriting taken her on a wide array of exciting aventures across the globe.
With a passion for sharing songs that encourage children to find their inner- performer, Anna has also released multiple song that teach introductry te reo Maori.
With 3 children’s albums under her belt and a ukulele songbook, Anna loves to create resources that can be used in the classroom and to help musically expand young minds.
The mother of two beautiful primary-aged children, Anna spends much of her time growing food and writing music on her secluded Lake Hāwea property.