Anne Hurley is a composer/musician who lives in Ottawa, Canada. She completed her degree in music at Ottawa University (1982). Anne is married and has two teenage children. Anne's first CD Riding the Wind (1998) is a collection of her own reflective piano music. Recently, Anne decided to leave her full-time work and pursue her passion for music. Anne's bold decision led to the idea for this album - A Child Emmanuel. It is comprised of traditional and original Christmas instrumental songs performed on piano.