Anna Briscoe is recently retired from Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana, where she taught Piano, Piano Literature, and Piano Technique. She also has maintained a private studio for many years, as well as performing as soloist and chamber musician. Anna performed and travelled with the acclaimed Indianapolis Children’s Choir, traveling the world with them for seventeen years. Two highlights of her career that loom large are performing and recording on harpsichord and piano with the Moscow Chamber Orchestra while in Moscow and the performance of Rachmaninoff’s Third Piano Concerto with the Indianapolis Philharmonic. Anna and her husband, Jim, moved here in retirement in 2019. They are the parents of two daughters and a wonderful granddaughter. Email here to be connected to Anna.
Music Program at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church
On entering the doors of St. Andrew's Church, one quickly concludes that music is valued and shared freely to worship God and delight our souls. We are proud to have an accomplished vocal choir, bell choir, as well as skilled vocalists and instrumentalists. Our Director of Music, Anna Briscoe is very committed to enhancing our musical offerings to express the beauty of diversity and expression found within the joy of music!
Karl Harrod, is a familiar face in the New Orleans Musical Theatre scene. From the recent hit DESCENDANTS at Rivertown, Mr. Harrod has directed the vocal and orchestral parts of many shows at St. Luke's UMC, Holy Cross HS, Brother Martin HS, Slidell HS, Hahnville HS, Dutchtown HS, River Region Drama Guild, JPAS Comp Team, JPAS HUNCHBACK of Notre Dame chorus.
Mr. Harrod, former Hurst MS Vocal Teacher in St. Charles Parish, currently teaches Musical Theatre classes at ENCORE and has worked with many talented students in the area. Karl has played for the 6 PM Mass for several years and is blessed to be part of the St. Andrew's family