Anne Schneller began studying the violin at the age of 4 under the private instruction of Ruth Sadasivan. In the years since, Anne has accumulated honors including winning first place at the MTNA Kansas young Artist Strings Competition, an honorable mention at the MTNA West Central Division Competition, winning a spot in the American String Teachers Association National High School Honor Orchestra, being awarded first place in the Shooting Stars Scholarship Competition, and also winning a concerto competition and appearing as soloist with the Olathe Community Orchestra. Anne's orchestra experience, spanning from high school to the collegiate level, consists of being the Concertmaster of the Kansas City Youth Symphony Academy Orchestra, holding principal second violin and Concertmaster positions in the University of Kansas Symphony Orchestra, performing on the Brevard Music Center Orchestra and Brevard Sinfonia, the Roundtop Music Festival Orchestra and participating in the All-State High School Orchestra for three years in a row. She is the recipient of the Raymond Cerf String Scholarship, and the Doris Turney Gibbs Violin Scholarship. Anne has also appeared in guest masterclasses, receiving instruction from Paul Huang, Simone Porter, Benjamin Bielman, Felix, Dawn Wohn, the Borromeo String Quartet, the Shanghai String Quartet, and Scott Conklin. Anne currently studies under the professor of violin at the University of Kansas, Veronique Mathieu.