Annie Brown will be graduating from Butler University this spring with a degree in Jazz Studies. While at Butler, Annie has studied with Erin Benedict and Dr. Oliver Worthington in the jazz and classical departments, respectively. She has especially enjoyed her experiences as a featured soloist with the Butler University Jazz Ensemble and the Butler Symphony Orchestra, as well as the opportunities to work with renowned jazz composer Benny Golson and Jay Jennings of Snarky Puppy. Annie has also appreciated teaching at Butler through their Youth Jazz Program, where she has worked as a teaching fellow during summers and last fall.
In addition to her academic endeavors, Annie has also worked with Fourth Sunday Music Co. to record three original songs with their support, and could not be more excited for their releases over the coming months. “Withdrawals,” her debut single, captures the stages of grief that accompany heartbreak and juxtaposes them against the symptoms of withdrawal that come with overcoming addiction.