Anne Hege, Level IV Director

Born in Oakland, CA, Dr. Anne Katherine Hege began her musical studies singing with the Piedmont East Bay Children's Choir and the Oakland Youth Chorus’ touring ensemble, Vocal Motion. She completed her BA studies in music at Wesleyan University and received an MA in composition at Mills College. In 2014, she completed her PhD in Music Composition at Princeton University where she studied the role of the body in musical performance. She has founded and directed various vocal ensembles including the Albany Community Chorus (California), Cuatro Vientos (Mexico City), and Celestial Mechanics (New Jersey). Hege performs as a vocalist, composer, improviser, and electronic musician in her performance duo, New Prosthetics; with the laptop ensemble, Sideband; and for the Carrie Ahern Dance Company. She currently loves her role as the artistic director of Voci Women's Vocal Ensemble, teaching voice and chorus classes at Holy Names University, and directing Level IV of the San Francisco Girls Chorus.