Anne Hendrix is a native of Chattanooga . A graduate of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga , she holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Music Education, with Tennessee Teacher certification in Instrumental Music K-12, General Music K-12, and Elementary Classroom 1-8. Anne taught elementary and middle school general music and string instruments for nine years in the local public schools. After the birth of her daughter, she discovered Kindermusik as a Kindermusik mom, and decided that she had to teach this incredible early childhood curriculum! Anne began teaching Kindermusik in January 1999, and she currently enjoys teaching a large studio of approximately one hundred students in for Cadek Conservatory of Music. Anne holds Professional Teacher Certification from Kindermusik and the Partnership of Kindermusik Educators. Additionally, Anne is certified to teach level one Suzuki violin by the Suzuki Association of the Americas , and taught Suzuki violin for Cadek Conservatory. Professional development and continuing education are vital to excellent teaching, and Anne has taken many additional courses in early childhood music from leading experts in the field, including John Feirerabend and Carol Penney. As a professional musician, Anne has played violin in the Chattanooga Symphony and Opera Orchestra since 1984.
Anne's personal life is as busy as her professional life. She taught children's choir at church for several years, and has led preschool music theme classes at church. Anne is an active member of Dallas Bay Baptist Church , where she plays violin in the orchestra. She is involved in Venturing, a co-ed program of the Boy Scouts for fourteen to twenty-year-olds. Band boosters at her daughter's school also keeps her busy. Anne has been happily married to her husband Tim for many years, and they have three children, Amy, Chris, and Beth.