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Anne Kelton

Music Education Faculty

Anne Kelton is a native of Weymouth, Massachusetts.  She attended Baldwin-Wallace College and Conservatory where she pursued a Bachelor of Music Education degree.  She earned her Master of Music from Indiana University (Bloomington).   Her degree was in performance of all five woodwinds.  She was a student of Eugene Rousseau (saxophone), Harry Houdeshel (flute), Howard Klug (clarinet), Jerry Sirucek (oboe), and Sidney Rosenberg (bassoon).

As a soloist, Ms. Kelton has performed at World Saxophone Congresses in Slovenia, Japan, and Italy.  In the United States she has performed solo recitals throughout the Midwest and East Coast.  She was the flute soloist with the United States Air Force’s Band of Liberty on two tours of New England and New York.  She performed Griffes: Poem and Chaminade: Concertino.  Ms. Kelton has commissioned and premiered pieces by Wilmer Welsh.

Ms. Kelton has held faculty positions at Millikin University, Providence College, and The Boston Conservatory.  At Millikin, she taught saxophone and flute as well as theory, ear training, and saxophone quartet.  As the flute professor at Providence College, she was the founder of the Providence College Flute Choir.  Her students and chamber groups have won awards from the Music Teachers National Association at local through national levels.  At The Boston Conservatory, she currently teaches Woodwind Pedagogy and Instrumental Techniques.

In addition to teaching college, Ms. Kelton also teaches general music in Marshfield, MA.  In 2008 she was awarded the Honor Award for Significant Service to the Teaching Profession by the Plymouth County Education Association after being nominated by her colleagues.

Ms. Kelton’s passion is playing musical theater.  She performs regularly around the Boston area on woodwinds from piccolo and oboe, to bass clarinet and baritone saxophone.  She recently played in the world premier of Paragon Park (Moss Hart Award winner). 

 

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