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Anne Farnsworth


                Teaching Resume




Seeking full- or part-time faculty appointment, fellowship and/or residency, with continued activity in performance, research and writing. Specific areas of academic interest: Jazz & Popular music - applied piano and voice, theory and improvisation, arranging, history, vocal and small instrumental ensemble.



1991 – BM   Jazz Studies (Voice), New England Conservatory

                       Merit Scholar, Undergraduate lecturer (Jazz Choir Dir.)

1995 – MM Jazz Studies (Piano), University of Southern California

                        Merit Scholar, Teaching Asst. - Jazz History



2014-                   El Camino College- Torrance, CA

                             Applied Jazz Voice

2013                     Fulbright Scholar – 2013 Fulbright Award Recipient             

2013                     Jazeps Vitols Latvian Academy of Music - Riga, Latvia

                            Applied Jazz Piano & Voice, Master Classes, Teacher Training

2002- 2013          Idyllwild Arts Academy- Idyllwild, CA

                            Applied Jazz Piano & Voice, Jazz Choir, Songwriting,

                            Jazz piano and vocal master classes

1993-2011           USC Thornton School of Music – Los Angeles, CA

                             Adjunct Assistant Professor

                             Department of Popular Music

                             Applied Popular Music – Piano & Voice. Classes: Pop Piano Proficiency,

                             '60's Girl Group Ensemble; Biannual Clinic – Popular Piano for Non-musicians,

                             Department of Jazz Studies (1993-2010)

                             Applied Jazz Studies - Piano & Voice. Classes: Jazz Vocal Repertoire,

                             Jazz Vocal Techniques, Jazz History, Vocal Jazz Choir, Jazz Ensemble Director;

                             Biannual Clinic – Vocal Improvisation for Non-musicians.

                             Developed class required for Vocal Jazz majors

2007- 08               Los Angeles Academy for Arts & Enterprise- Los Angeles, CA

                             Choral Music Instructor - 6th Grade

1993-2000            Occidental College- Los Angeles, CA

                             Adjunct Lecturer - Applied Jazz Piano




Author - Jazz Vocal Techniques (2005 JazzMedia Press)

Naxos recording artist, Fulbright Scholar

Journalist - Windplayer Magazine, Tone Audio, Billboard Live, Jazz Notes, All About Jazz - Los               Angeles, Concord Music Group columnist        

Club and festival performance in U.S. and Europe

International Clinician and Choral Competition Adjudicator

Composer - Television soundtracks

Continuing Education Lecturer – Classical Survey, Jazz Survey




Phi Lambda Phi Music Honor Society, International Association of Improvised Music,

Mensa, Jazz Journalists Association, Fulbright Alumni Association