Posted on 04. Aug, 2013 by annie.
Yesterday I lost a special friend. A real friend. My sweet neighbor Mrs. Ruth Ford passed away at the age of 88 in her home in Bellevue, TN. I wanted, for my own healing process, to take some time to share my experiences with this wonderful person.
I bought my first home at the end of [...]
Posted on 07. Dec, 2012 by annie.
The good folks at Fender and their female-empowering organization Girl Rock Nation threw the ultimate gathering of women who rock, coming together to encourage underprivileged girls to pick up instruments and get rocking! In tandem with the Los Angeles Rock and Roll Camp For Girls, Fender hosted a day for girls from the local Boys [...]
Posted on 13. Nov, 2012 by annie.
I had the pleasure of hosting an evening at Nashville’s Guitar Center last night and I had a blast! The event was sponsored by Fender and Girl Rock Nation and was a fun opportunity to share my story and musical influences along with some tricks I’ve learned along the way. I also performed with my dear [...]
Posted on 20. Jun, 2012 by annie.
I was recently featured in the magazine CMA Close Up in a piece about musicians furthering their education post-graudation via the online medium. I was excited to have the opportunity to share my thoughts on the great experiences I’ve had with my alma mater Berklee’s online education program!
Posted on 13. Jun, 2012 by annie.
I’ve recently begun a Skype series where I engage in a discussion with High School students on the subjects of career paths, the benefits of college education, as well as answering questions about my journey and asking the students questions about theirs. I’m really enjoying myself (and hopefully the students are as well!) If you [...]
Posted on 19. May, 2012 by annie.
Female Bassists Unite! My friend Nik West and I had a chance to catch up on the tour bus while she was out with us, playing with Eurythmics founder Dave Stewart. Fender’s website “Girl Rock Nation” which is a blog that helps to inspire women to play music, was kind enough to feature our interview [...]