Anne Rankin , cello, and theory

Anne Rankin is a passionate educator of children and advocate for the arts. She has taught children in private and group settings for over 20 years. She is a certified Suzuki Method Cello teacher and has held teaching studios in Toronto, Boston, London and Peterborough.

Trained as a cellist, she received her Bachelor of Music from the Cleveland Institute of Music and her Artist Diploma from McGill University. She has freelanced with the Vancouver CBC Radio Orchestra and the Boston Lyric Opera.

She is the Executive Producer and Founder of Shoestring of Shoestring Opera, a charitable organization that performs opera for children and families in schools and theatres. Recognized widely for its innovative programming, the company has delighted over 30 000 children nationally and provided performance opportunities for countless emerging artists.