Music Department remembers Anne Mayer

9 April 2024
black and white photo of Anne Mayer at the keyboard

The Music Department celebrates the life of Anne Mayer, Dye Family Professor of Music.

At Carleton, she chaired the piano division and was co-chair of the Music Department for fourteen years. In addition to piano, she taught theory, piano literature, keyboard harmony, and coached chamber music. She performed frequently in the Twin Cities and Duluth and gave recitals at many colleges, conferences, and on educational television and National Public Radio.

Mayer also performed in various chamber ensembles and accompanied numerous instrumentalists and vocalists in concert and recording. She was a performing member of Thursday Musical and the Mannheimer Piano Festivals, served on the Education Advisory Board of the National Piano Foundation and as an officer of the College Music Society, and had published articles for both organizations.

Please visit Carleton’s Farewell page for Anne Mayer, including a link to her obituary.

Songs Without Words, Op. 19b              Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

    I. Andante con moto

Faschingsschwank au Wien, Op. 26      Robert Schumann (1810-1856)

    IV. Intermezzo: Mit grösster Energie

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