About Anne Crosby Gaudet

Anne Crosby Gaudet
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About

Royal Conservatory of Music Certified Teacher

Anne Crosby Gaudet is a creative and insightful music educator from Nova Scotia, Canada. Holding a Masters degree in Piano Performance and Pedagogy from the University of Michigan, Anne is an established piano instructor, composer, adjudicator, workshop presenter and independent publisher.

Well-known for her piano teaching repertoire for children, Anne has published numerous piano collections with the Frederick Harris Music Company including: In My Dreams, Freddie the Frog, Rise and Shine, In the Mermaid’s Garden, Fuzzy Beluga and Tunes in Bloom. Her compositions appear in the Royal Conservatory of Music Celebration Series and have been favourites for exams, music festivals and recitals throughout North America for many years.

Piano and harpAnne studied digital illustration, web design and animation at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. With a playful approach toward learning digital media, she finds herself happily immersed in all kinds of creative projects. Her Music Discoveries publishes Tempo Time and Colourful Critters for piano, along with music and teaching resources for harp.

Anne has a passion for playing the harp. She is a Certified Clinical Musician, offering therapeutic harp music for patients in long-term care facilities. She continued with classical harp studies and worked through the Canadian Royal Conservatory of Music exam system, earning gold medals at each level. Her interest in composing and arranging music for harp has been a fulfilling addition to her career. She also enjoys gigging with her husband as harp and guitar duo, Nappuccino.

Anne's ability to blend work and play, is a good description of her approach to teaching, composing and making music. Her students learn to find that same healthy balance in their own musical journeys.


Piano Collections

The Anne Crosby Library has been a successful composer for the Frederick Harris Music Company for many years. You'll find her pieces in the Royal Conservatory of Music's Celebration Series and numerous other collections. Her books are available at your favorite local music store, or online at Sheet Music Plus and the RCM Book Store.

In My Dream by Anne Crosby

In My Dreams

These pieces stir the imagination and encourage creative expression while making use of the technical and rhythmic material that young students learn.

Freddie the Frog by Anne Crosby

Freddie the Frog

This inviting collection contains eight fun-to-play pieces, complemented by lively illustrations and exercises.

Ride and Shine by Anne Crosby

Rise and Shine

These engaging elementary pieces are interspersed with activity pages to reinforce rudimentary musical concepts such as note and interval reading, rhythm, articulation, and composition.

In the Mermaid's Garden by Anne Crosby

In the Mermaid's Garden

In the Mermaid’s Garden features seven pieces encompassing a wide range of articulations, musical textures, and melodic contours.

Fuzzy Beluga by Anne Crosby

Fuzzy Beluga

This delightful collection encourages the development of visual, tactile, and aural learning styles.

Tunes in Bloom

Tunes in Bloom

These intermediate solos give students the opportunity to explore character and mood. From the perky "Periwinkle Twinkle” to the magestic “Coral Bells”, this musical bouquet is filled with teachable moments.

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Music Discoveries is located in Bedford, Nova Scotia, Canada.