Anna is an extraordinary woman. She has helped me achieve so much during the time we've worked together. She's inspired me to work diligently, and has helped me strengthen both my vocal abilities and stage presence. I am so grateful for all that she has done for me.
Lead Singer/Songwriter, WE WANDER
Anna is a great coach! With Anna's help I can sing more fearlessly than ever.
Anna Mastin is well seasoned in her performance and training in jazz, classical, pop, musical theatre, theory, arranging and composition. Anna earned
a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Performance from
The University of Toronto after being the only singer accepted into the prestigious program in 2002.
For more than a decade, Anna has been teaching private lessons, classes and workshops at the elementary, high school and college levels. She has prepared many students for post-secondary music education and major career milestones including front runners on
American Idol (Hollywood round), Over The Rainbow (CBC) and The Launch (CTV) and acceptance and scholarships to post-secondary schools University of Toronto, Humber College, University of Western Ontario, Berklee College of Music (Boston), The New School (NYC), Sheridan College and more.
Anna is currently a faculty member at Metalworks Institute, voted "Music School of the Year" by Canadian Music Week "Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards". Metalworks Institute is an extension of renowned Metalworks Studios, home to some of the world's best recording artists and producers.
Anna teaches private and group Voice Classes, Music Theory and Composition and Sight Reading in their demanding Music, Performance and Technology Program.
Anna is also a Voice Instructor at Trinity College School in Port Hope. In her classes, Anna Mastin works passionately to help each singer delve deeply into the art, craft and business of singing.
Live performing has taken Anna from The Rex Jazz and Blues Bar to Roy Thomson Hall to spots on CTV and The W Network. She has also spent some time abroad touring Austria, Italy and France as a performer and competitor that gave her great insight into the passion, fear and joy of live performance.
Anna has also recorded 3 full-length albums, including one with the Downbeat award- winning vocal jazz ensemble “Vox” as well as many other smaller
solo recording projects including a
live-off-the-floor six track EP.
Anna Mastin has also spent much time behind-the-scenes, working alongside celebrity vocal coach Elaine Overholt at Big Voice Studios, as her Studio Manager and in-house vocal coach for more than six years.
In addition to her time Metalworks Institute and Trinity College School, Anna currently teaches private lessons and workshops in Toronto and Cobourg.
Anna is wonderful to work with.
She gives you confidence in yourself, inspires you to find your voice and be the best singer you can be. Since working with Anna I
have learned so much and my voice has developed an amazing amount.
I cannot recommend working with her enough.