Dr. Anne Young

Dr. Anne D. Young

Director of Lake Oswego Music Academy (LOMA)

Doctor of Music in choral conducting/University of Indiana, Bloomington piano, chamber music, vocal coaching, choral conducting, opera workshop Aspen Choral Institute, Assistant Conductor Bear Valley Music Festival, Artistic Director Stumptown Stages, Portland, Music Director (2 productions)

Anne Young, pianist, conductor and vocal coach, hails from the American Midwest and has a rich and varied background, includes Aspen Choral Institute, Medomak Conductors Retreat, Musikdorf, Ernen Switzerland and was Founder of West Coast Lyric Works (a non-profit dedicated to young singers and chamber opera repertoire) and Artistic Director of the Bear Valley Music Festival. Dr. Young is a founding faculty member of Lake Oswego Music Academy. In Portland, She was music director for two productions with Stumptown Stages (Chorus Line and Ebeneezer Ever After), performs with the ATA Ensemble specializing in Russian repertoire, and performs with a piano duo, Women Who Play – currently working on a recording project of this rich and unique repertoire. Dr. Young participated in the Medomak Conductor’s retreat for two summers, and with West Coast Lyric Works, conducted productions of Monteverdi’s Poppea, Mozart’s Cosi fan Tutte, A Game of Chance by Seymour Barab. Interim chorus master of the Illinois Symphony Chorus, awarded an NEA grant in composition for original collaborations with painter Deloss McGraw and poet W.D. Snodgrass. These projects were titled “Life is Probably Round” and “The House the Poet Built.” Currently Dr. Young is developing piano studies for young performers and writing a compendium of composers we love to listen to as well as a children’s opera, “The Death of Cock Robin.”