Anna Linky has been a wedding musician for over 40 years. These days her focus is mainly playing harp and singing for therapeutic situations.
Anna Linky plays the harp on request as part of a hospital and home visitation. She does small concerts at care facilities for the residents and plays for weddings, anniversaries, birthdays and life celebrations of all kinds.
She is a Pastoral Carer and Life Coach, Certified Therapeutic Harp Practitioner with IHTP.
Anna Commenced music studies in South Africa with piano, harp, and singing as her main instruments.
She studied Music and Psychology at UNISA in South Africa while practicing as Professional Kinesiologist.
She played mainly at weddings (solo and ensemble), celebrations of all kinds corporate and private for 40 years with some experience of Orchestral playing in South Africa and Australia.
She has taught the harp in South Africa, Queensland Australia for over 20 years and has served on committees of the harp societies. Currently on the founding committee, ATHA (Australian Therapeutic Harp Association).
Over the years Anna formed a real interest in the effect of music in healing, but it was only in 2017 that this became a study field that would take her into the next level of Therapeutic Harp Music. Currently working at Full Care for Down Syndrome facilities, Aged Care and Hospice facilities as well as Pastoral care in the Melbourne, Geelong, and Torquay areas of Victoria, Australia as Certified Therapeutic Harp Practitioner (IHTP) since 2018.
With a special interest in pastoral care, meditational improvisation, and teaching music to all ages but especially adults.