Wynn-Anne Rossi is
a dynamic composer, performer and educator. She has composed over 35
publications through The FJH Music Company. Her educational
publications for beginning and intermediate pianists are rapidly
becoming staples in the American piano teaching literature. Wynn-Anne
has authored several articles and books, including a music technology
manual and her current project Music by Me, a series of
workbooks for teaching young students to compose. In addition, she
leads an active life as a presenter, lecturing and performing for
different audiences ranging from professional music teachers to
elementary school classrooms. She currently shares her original music
through both the Minnesota Bravo Music Program and the St. Paul
Chamber Orchestra Connect Program, reaching thousands of elementary
children each year.
is Wynn-Annes contribution as a serious composer. Commissions
include works sponsored by Minnesota Public Radio, The National
Endowment for the Arts and American Composers Forum. She has recently
been awarded a Faith Partnership Grant from the American Composers
Forum to compose a series of sacred works. She has written a wide
variety of repertoire including music and text for vocalists,
instrumental and percussion works, and a futuristic ballet. Her first
CD, Take Me North, is a vocal and instrumental journey into
the heart, soul and humor of living north.
traveled and lived throughout the United States. Her college
experience includes theory and composition at the University of
Colorado, choral conducting at Harvard University and jazz pedagogy
at the University of Illinois. Wynn-Anne has also studied under
Pulitzer Prize recipient, Aaron Jay Kernis. She currently resides in
Minneapolis where she manages a private piano and composition studio.
information, visit www.rossi-music.com.