Annie Booth is an in-demand educator in Colorado and throughout the U.S. and Canada, teaching jazz piano, composition, and music theory privately and traveling as a guest artist, conductor, and adjudicator to high school and university jazz programs and festivals. For inquiries, please get in touch here.
Annie leading the SheBop Young Women in Jazz Workshop in Carbondale, CO in October 2019. Photo credit: JazzAspen Snowmass
Annie holds a Bachelors of Music Performance and a Masters of Jazz Performance and Pedagogy from the University of Colorado. The subject of her Masters thesis was the jazz camp she created in 2017 through the Colorado Conservatory for the Jazz Arts, the SheBop Young Women in Jazz Workshop - the first in the state of Colorado exclusively for young female musicians.
At the University of Colorado, where she was a graduate teaching assistant during her masters degree, she directed the Jazz Ensemble II for two semesters and helped teach courses in jazz history, jazz improvisation, and jazz piano.
Annie Booth is currently an adjunct faculty member at the award-winning Jazz Studies Program at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, CO where she teaches private instruction in jazz piano at the graduate and undergraduate level and an undergraduate advanced jazz arranging course
She is on faculty at the Denver-based non-profit, the Colorado Conservatory for the Jazz Arts (CCJA), where she leads small groups, summer camps, and directs the SheBop Young Women in Jazz Workshop and other young women-focused programming.
Annie leading a clinic for jazz pianists, guitarists, and vibraphonists at the Palace City Jazz Festival in Mitchell, South Dakota in February 2020
Annie directing the Jazz Ensemble II at the University of Colorado in a performance of her arrangement of Henry Mancini's "Moon River," November 2019.