Annie Hayes

Annie Hayes

percussion

Ann Arbor based percussionist, Annie Hayes, has been honing her craft since she was nine years old. Originally hailing from Fenton, Michigan, she fell in love with the southeast Michigan music scene; and after graduating from Interlochen Arts Academy, she began to pursue a bachelors degree in Jazz and Contemplative Studies. During her time spent studying jazz, she has had the privilege to learn from Ellen Rowe, Robert Hurst, David Alvarez III, Andy Milne, and countless other virtuosos. Annie’s passion for jazz exists in conjunction with her love for Musical Theatre, and she has had the opportunity to work on a plethora of shows, her favorite being Rent, put on by Michigan Musical Theatre. She plans to pursue a career as a pit musician when she graduates from The University of Michigan. Her artistic influences include Elvin Jones, Ben Riley, and all of her teachers who have ignited in her a passion for the arts. @anniehayes_