Louise Anna Duggan is a London-based composer, percussionist, multi-instrumentalist and vocalist.
‘Minihi’ is Louise’s original music outlet with fellow percussionist Zands Duggan. They released their debut track ’Tokaido’ on Deutsche Grammophon as part of the Project XII 2020 compilation vinyl. Their debut LP ‘Recaptures’ was released in 2021 on Berlin’s Unpercieved records to critical acclaim. They are currently scoring for an upcoming ITV drama.
As a composer, Louise has written scores for theatre companies including Shakespeare’s Globe, BBC immersive Doctor Who, Regent’s Park Open air theatre, Chichester Festival Theatre, Shakespeare’s Rose Theatre and Trafalgar Studios.
As a touring musician, Louise has toured globally on two album cycles with Agnes Obel, (Citizen of glass and Myopia) and also supported David Byrne and TheThe. She works abroad regularly with Galya Bisengalieva, playing electronics, percussion and vocals for her ‘Aralkum’ record.
As a session musician, Louise works with the London Contemporary Orchestra, appearing on Thom Yorke’s album ‘Anima’, film soundtracks such as ‘Macbeth’ starring Michael Fassbender, and ’Assasins Creed’ as a featured soloist, and ‘Alien Covenant’. She also plays percussion, hammered dulcimer, middle eastern hand percussion and harp for the renowned early music ensemble ‘Joglaresa’ founded by Belinda Sykes. Her work in the theatre includes Musical Director roles for Shakespeare’s Globe, Regent's Park Open Air Theatre and the National Theatre, as well as percussionist roles for the Royal Shakespeare Company and various West-End theatres.
Louise Anna Duggan trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama where she received a First Class Honours degree and the Lady Mayoress Prize.
Louise is a Paiste Cymbals Artist, and proudly plays their Formula 602 range.