Recorder player Anne Timberlake has appeared across the United States performing repertoire from Bach to twenty-first-century premieres. She holds degrees in recorder performance from Oberlin Conservatory, where she studied with Alison Melville, and Indiana University, where she studied with Eva Legene and won the 2007 Early Music Institute Concerto Competition. Critics have described her playing as “dazzling” (Chicago Classical Review) and “preternaturally persuasive” (The Ann Arbor Observer). Anne has received awards from the American Recorder Society and the National Foundation for the Advancement of the Arts, and was awarded a Fulbright Grant. With Musik Ekklesia, Anne has recorded for the Sono Luminus label. Anne is a founding member of the ensemble Wayward Sisters, specializing in music of the early baroque. In 2011, Wayward Sisters won Early Music America’s Naxos Recording Competition, releasing their debut CD on the Naxos label in 2014. Anne enjoys teaching as well as playing. In addition to maintaining private and online studios, Anne has coached through Indiana University’s PreCollege Recorder Program, the Amherst Early Music Festival, the San Francisco Early Music Society, Mideast Early Music Workshop, the Virginia Baroque Performance Institute, Mountain Collegium, and for numerous ARS chapters. Find Anne at