Anne-Marie Houy Shaver is a musicologist, flutist, and educator based in the Austin area. She is a doctoral candidate in musicology at Arizona State University with advisor Dr. Sabine Feisst. She was also part of the Acoustic Ecology Lab at ASU, serves on the Arizona Women's Collaborative leadership team, and earned a Deep Listening Certificate from the Center for Deep Listening.
Anne-Marie holds a bachelor of arts degree in music from Abilene Christian University ('12) and a dual masters degree in music history and flute performance from Baylor University ('15). Her thesis advisor was Dr. Robin Wallace. Past flute teachers include Jennifer Hallford, Sheila Kraus, Marcia Straughn, Dr. Karla Ordonez, and
Dr. Francesca Arnone; Anne-Marie was also a part of Robert Dick's contemporary flute studio in New York City during the fall of 2016.
Her research interests involve ecomusicology, listening practices, and contemporary music/performance, which she has shared about in podcasts and interviews. As a performer, she enjoys promoting new music, especially through the use of extended techniques, both as a soloist and as an ensemble member.
Along with music, Anne-Marie enjoys art, hiking, reading, and eating good food.
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