- Artist-Faculty Emeritus
Ann Schein has been an artist-faculty member of the Aspen Music Festival and School since 1984. She received the Victoria and Ronald Simms Chair, awarded to a member of the Aspen piano faculty, for the summers of 2006-08 in special recognition of her teaching prominence. Her career as a performer has earned her high praise in major American and European cities and in more than fifty countries around the world. Ms. Schein has performed with leading conductors, including George Szell, James Levine, Seiji Ozawa, James dePreist, and Sir Colin Davis, and with major orchestras including the New York, Los Angeles, London philharmonics, and the BBC Symphony Orchestra. She performed at the White House during the Kennedy administration. From 1980 to 2000, Ms. Schein was on the piano faculty of the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore. She is married to Earl Carlyss. They perform as a duo, and in many chamber music appearances throughout each season.