At the Annie Moses Summer Music Festival, you will be mentored by our dynamic team of master teachers who will challenge you to reach new heights. Whether its prepping for a great performance in Music Week or Broadway Week, or honing your chops in the Woodshed, our multi-disciplinary approach will help you combine diverse skills in new and exciting ways.
Annie Dupre is an iconic musician with one foot in the world of classical music and the other in the world of Americana. She has studied violin at the Juilliard School where she was at the top of her class and has also performed as the lead singer for the Annie Moses Band, a chart topping classical crossover ensemble that has graced the stages of the Grand Ole Opry and Carnegie Hall. A passionate educator, Annie founded the Annie Moses Foundation and currently directs the Conservatory of Annie Moses.
A visionary author, teacher, speaker, playwright, producer, and composer, Robin is a creative tour-de-force. She is the creator of the hit children's TV show, "The Wonderful World of Benjamin Cello", the mother of the musicians of the Annie Moses Band, and the author of numerous musicals, including the new Broadway classics, "Merry Christmas, Uncle Scrooge" and "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer".
A renowned name in piano repertoire and the world of arranging, Bill Wolaver is the composer of numerous musicals, symphonic works, choir anthems, and soundtracks. He is the father and the composer/arranger behind the music of the Annie Moses Band.
A truly multi-talented creative, Gretchen is a show-stopping mandolin virtuoso, classical violinist, vocal soprano, and guitarist. A member of the Annie Moses Band, Gretchen has toured in Europe, Asia, and America and recorded several chart-topping albums.
The "first-call" jazz guitarist in Music City, James DaSilva holds an M.A. (Belmont University) and has performed with some of the greatest musicians in the world including B3 legend Dr. Lonnie Smith, bassist Rodney Whitaker; Earth, Wind, and Fire and many others.
An acclaimed guitarist and composer, Mario DaSilva is a master teacher who has performed with legendary musicians like Chester Thompson (Phil Collins) and flamenco guitarist, Pedro Cortes.
A Juilliard-trained violist where he studied under the legendary Itzhak Perlman, Alex has directed an Emmy-nominated PBS special and toured the world as a member of the Annie Moses Band.
A dance veteran with numerous stage productions to her credit, Berklee is a world-class choreographer who loves to invest in the next generation of dancers.
Sydney Wolaver is an accomplished mezzo-soprano and performer of opera, musical theatre, sacred, and contemporary music. She is also a stage veteran and has appeared in numerous productions as well as on the hit children's TV show, "The Wonderful World of Benjamin Cello".
A creative tour-de-force, Camille is a master of classical piano and harp. She has performed on stages across Europe and America as a member of the Annie Moses Band.
A critically acclaimed vocal stylist, Joshua is the winner of the American Traditions Competition, one of the most prestigious music events in the U.S., and is also a graduate of Elon University.
Melodie met Annie Dupre when she was only 5 years old. Inspired by Annie's virtuosity, Melodie grew to become an accomplished classical violinist in her own right. A natural operatic vocalist, Melodie is a graduate of the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, one of the most prestigious music programs in America.
A protege of Annie Dupre, Sarah is an accomplished violinist and mandolin player who regularly performs original music as a member of the pop duo, Aster.
A graduate of the cutting edge Blackbird Academy in Nashville where he studied audio production, Jeremiah is a rock vocalist and guitarist who has performed across America as a member of the Annie Moses Band.
A protege of classical pianist Camille DaSilva, Lucy is also a world-class creative talent, penning phenomenal Broadway adaptations of classic literature.
An extraordinary violinist and pianist, Ashlyn is a protege of Annie Dupre.