Anja is a guitarist, pianist, and educator based in Pittsburgh, PA. She holds a BA in music from Bucknell University as well as a K-12 Music Education Certificate from Duquesne University. Anja performs regularly and is well-versed in multiple styles of music, including jazz, blues, rock, and pop. In Pittsburgh, Anja studied guitar with Mark Koch (Pat Martino) and R.J. Zimmerman (Aaron Shearer). She has shared the stage with some of Pittsburgh’s finest jazz musicians in addition to performing with diverse local acts such as Velvet Heat, Chelsey Nicole and the Northside Vamps, Avi Diamond, Diego Byrnes, and more. With her training in music and education, Anja caters to students of all ages. She believes that music is an amazing gift of creative expression and freedom for everyone.