Anne Dearth is a flutist and music teacher in New York City. She has appeared with Symphony Z, Contemporaneous, the W4 New Music Collective, the Open Music Ensemble, and with various NYU ensembles. She has participated in the Bang on a Can Marathon, the Tribeca New Music Festival, Iota Festival, and the Lower East Side Music Festival. Anne particularly enjoys working closely with composers and has premiered multiple works written expressly for her, most recently “Shame” for speaking alto flutist by Jesse Diener-Bennett and “Uncreation” by Dennis Sullivan. Hailing from Dearborn, MI, Anne studied with Amy Porter at the University of Michigan before coming to New York to study at NYU with Robert Dick.
Anne is also an active presenter, curating the PLG Arts Chamber Music Series, and is founder and artistic director of Kleio Music, a lecture concert series that aims to contextualize the pieces performed in a wider context. Each piece is preceded by a short introductions that include information about the composer and the piece, as well as historical events that influenced the composer or this particular work.
Also an active teacher, Anne maintains a private studio as well as teaching at Vienna Music in Bayside, NY. As a teacher, she promotes solid fundamentals of music, including a knowledge of music theory, harmony, and excellent flute technique, while encouraging students to think of music creatively, both in interpretation and improvisation.