Originally from Iowa, Ann graduated from the University of Iowa, earning her Master’s/Equivalency degree in music therapy. Ann came to Iowa after receiving her Bachelor of Music in Instrumental Music Education from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. She became board-certified in January of 2020, after completing her internship at Oaknoll Retirement Community, making music with older adults across all levels of care, including well older adults, older adults with dementia, those living in the nursing center and assisted living, and those receiving hospice services. Prior to Insights, her most recent music therapy experiences were with young adults with developmental disabilities, working on transition skills from high school to young adulthood. Ann enjoys reading, cooking, playing harp, and going to museums.