BA – Simpson College
Ms. Stein earned her bachelor of arts degree in vocal performance from Simpson College where she majored in voice and double minored in flute and piano. A mezzo-soprano, Anne has sung with the Des Moines Metro Opera, Operafestival di Roma, and in Graz, Austria with The American Institute of Musical Studies where she sang the role of “Maddalena” in “Rigoletto”, and was an oratorio soloist with the AIMS Chorale under the direction of William Huckabee. She studied voice with renowned teachers Anne Larson, Helena Nedomansky, and Judith Kellock; and has performed in Master Classes for Jerrold Sienna and Grannila Bonelli. She is a member of The National Association of Teachers of Singing.
Anne Stein pursued her flute studies at Simpson College under Kelly Via, Principal Piccolo with The Atlanta Symphony. She is a regular recitalist and jazz artist in the Des Moines area. Ms. Stein is the director of the flute quartet, “Zauberflote”, and The Des Moines Symphony Academy Flute Choirs. Ms. Stein is also a busy accompanist and arranger, having studied piano with pianist/composer, Sven Lekberg; as well as theory and counterpoint with pianist/composer, Ray Songayllo.