Anna Doak

Bass Teacher
Bass Teacher Trainer

Anna Doak

SAA Member


Seattle, WA
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Anna Doak graduated magna cum laude from Cornish College of the Arts with a B.A. in double bass performance. A lifelong resident of the Northwest, Anna founded the double bass program at the Japan-Seattle Suzuki Institute. She is currently a member of the Northwest Sinfonietta and serves as principal bass/teaching artist with the Seattle Collaborative Orchestra. She has performed with the National Academy Orchestra of Canada, the Seattle Symphony, the Pacific Northwest Ballet Orchestra, the Northwest Chamber Orchestra, and on numerous recording projects. She is a founding member of the multi-genre chamber ensemble Different Drummer which was awarded an Artist Support grant by the Jack Straw Foundation in 2015 and again in 2020.  Anna taught bass at Western Washington University in Bellingham before starting a family and has since focused on building her home teaching studio in Seattle.  Her arrangements for double bass ensemble have been published and performed world wide.