Anne-Marie began learning piano at the age of four under the mentorship of her mother. Throughout high school she went on to study voice under the mentorship of Prof. Virginia Bowles. Anne-Marie graduated from Palm Beach Atlantic University with a Bachelor of Arts in Music and minor in Psychology. During her undergraduate studies she was under the tutelage of esteemed pianist and composer Marlene Woodward-Cooper and Metropolitan Opera singer Marilyn Mims. Her studies included performance, music theory, ear training, music history, acoustics of music and lifespan development. Anne-Marie’s minor in psychology and her extensive volunteer work during her school years and through the Miss America Organization assist with her uncanny ability to relate musical terms with her students. Most importantly, Anne-Marie wants you to know that she loves music, teaching, and working with students who are excited to grow in a positive learning environment. It is her goal to instill the love of music in her students and for them to enjoy developing their musical abilities.