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.
Ms. Crosby Gaudet 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 became a Certified Clinical Musician, and now offers 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 recent 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.
The ability to blend work and play, accurately reflects Anne’s approach to teaching, composing and making music. Her students learn to find that same healthy balance in their own musical journeys.