Originally from Eastern Pennsylvania, Soprano Anne Binkley currently teaches applied voice at Salisbury University as well as music appreciation and music literature for Maranatha Baptist University Online. Anne taught both preschool and elementary music at Upper Bucks Christian School in south-eastern Pennsylvania and more recently at Stepping Stones Learning Center and Academy in Fruitland, MD. From 2000-2003 she taught voice and piano lessons at Music and Arts Center of Lancaster, PA and the Lancaster Conservatory of Music. For 18 years Anne has maintained a private music studio teaching voice, piano, and flute. Anne holds a M.M. degree in voice performance from Bob Jones University and a Bachelor’s degree in voice performance from Maranatha Baptist University.
Anne placed in the top five in South Carolina at the 1996 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. She performed solos in choral works, oratorios, and opera roles with the Lancaster Opera Company, Lancaster Symphony Chorus, and the Salisbury Chorale. Some favorite opera roles which she has performed include “Marguerite” in Gounod’s Faust and “Miss Silverpeal” in Mozart’s The Impresario.
In addition to her music degrees from Maranatha and Bob Jones University, Anne studied with world-renowned Baritone Robert McFarland. She holds memberships in both the National Association of Teachers of Singing since December, 2001 and the American College of Musicians (National Guild of Piano Teachers) since 2007.