Anne Case: Program Director

Anne Case (she/her) is a musician dedicated to social change through music. Ms. Case currently serves as Director of Laby Harmony Project of the New West Symphony, a program that provides intensive musical training to children and builds social equity and pathways to musical successes. Ms. Case has widened the scope of the program’s impact by building in a Kindergarten entry-point into the program and expanding the program’s opportunities for high school students. Prior, she coordinated and taught in Charlotte Symphony’s El Sistema-inspired program, paving the way for program expansion. She has also served as the program director of Valley Vibes Orchestras (ViVO), located in a high-needs community in Sonoma, CA. Her passion for El Sistema also led her to work, intern, and volunteer at a number of music for social change initiatives including Play on Philly, MYCincinnati, Indiana University’s Fairview Violin Project, and the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra’s Metropolitan Youth Orchestra. Ms. Case is from Edmonds, Washington. She achieved her Bachelors of Music in Piano Performance at Oberlin Conservatory and subsequently studied music education and string pedagogy at Indiana University, Bloomington. In continuing to explore diverse ways of creating change and growth through music, she recently completed a Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a specialization in Music Therapy through Lesley University and became a Board-Certified Music Therapist.

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