MEET THE ARTIST
Ann Marie Falcone
Ann Marie Falcone is a performing composer who creates music and libretto for opera, instrumental and orchestral music, art songs, and essays with hope to share something beneficial for the world. In summer of 2022, Nightingale Opera Theatre presented a snippet of her 2nd opera in their Workshop Showcase. Ann Marie has performed for various things including: as soprano section leader and soloist at Euclid Avenue UCC Church, as a chorister with Opera Circle, as a soprano in CityMusic Cleveland Orchestra’s project of Verdi’s Requiem, and as clarinetist with the Catalina Chamber Orchestra and Youngstown Symphony. Early on, she was selected to the Children’s Bach Choir of Bethlehem, PA, was cast in various musicals, and played clarinet in pit orchestras, honors orchestras, and bands.
Ann Marie earned a B.M. from Northwestern University, an M.M. from The University of Arizona, where she was a teaching assistant, took vocal pedagogy at Malone College, and completed an M.F.A. in Creative Writing in nonfiction with accents in fiction and publishing at Chatham University. Having taken and given numerous years of private voice, clarinet, and piano lessons, Ann Marie understands the beauty of the development of an artist’s life.