Professorial Staff - German Language
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
Faculty of Music
King Charles Court
Old Royal Naval College
Tel: +44 (0)20 8305 4444
Anna Miell was born in Vienna, into a musical family. After completing her language studies, Anna moved to London in the late 1970s where she commenced her career. Initially, Anna undertook German to English translation work in the legal and financial fields, and became a teacher 20 years ago. Since then, Anna has taught German to students from many varied backgrounds and in a variety of contexts both in industry and at educational establishments including Waltham Forest College of Further and Higher Education, Westminster College and for the past 8 years, at the University of Westminster. She has been a key figure in setting up the University’s ‘Opening the Door to Language Learning’ project in partnership with Lingua. When Anna was asked in 1996 to design a course specifically for undergraduate singers at Trinity College of Music, she saw this as a great opportunity to pass on her passion for the German language. She has found the experience of teaching both under and postgraduate students a truly enriching and satisfying experience. Anna is constantly striving to take the ‘Angst’ out of language learning and believes that a fun but disciplined approach achieves the right results for her students.