Anna van Riel

Award Winning Kiwi Musician

Anna van Riel

Anna van Riel is an award-winning NZ indie/folk and children’s musician based in Lake Hawea, New Zealand

Anna is currently touring the South Island with her environmental rock opera Waste Free Wanda.

Awards and Nominations

Anna van Riel - Song writing awards

Listen to Anna's award-winning folk album Whistle & Hum





Dunedin House Concert Series

The end of May brings with it my house concert and vocal workshop series. Vocal workshops, held on May 28th in Palmerston and May 29th in Mosgiel, will focus on vocal breathwork and singing in parts. Participants who are attending the evening concerts will be invited to share the song learned and join Anna and her band. Both the Friday and Saturday events are bespoke house concerts with limited seating, so be sure to rsvp. Sunday's event will be at [...]

New music videoWaste Free Wanda

Waste Free wanda: Featured in the Otago Daily Times

Have you watched my new music video yet? Check out this fantastic article in the Otago Daily Times highlighting my new music video funded thanks to NZ on Air! Help Wanda to make ‘simple swaps’ and clean up her town! Modelled on 80’s retro video games, and following the storyline of the Waste Free Wanda show, this music video is a fantastic way to learn the ‘Simple Swaps’ you can make to reduce single-use waste, while you rock out to […]

Waste Free Wanda Film Premiere

FILM PREMIERE Thursday, November 12th ONLINE: Waste Free Wanda Facebook Page, 5pm LIVE: Tuatara Cafe, Invercargill- 6.30pm With the support of Creative New Zealand I am hugely proud to present a creative short-film to support the growth of my environmental rock opera Waste Free Wanda. Join me either online or, if you’re in the Deep South, at Tuatara Cafe in Invercargill for the premiere. I look forward to sharing it with you!

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Discover Waste Free Wanda – Anna’s primary school musical currently touring the South Island.

Check out Wanda’s single ‘Couple of Cups’






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