Anne Leilehua Lanzilotti is a multifaceted musician who plays, teaches, writes, and writes about contemporary music. An active performer, Lanzilotti has been a guest artist with Alarm Will Sound, Ensemble Signal, and the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE). Lanzilotti is the Assistant Professor of Viola at University of Northern Colorado School of Music where she also runs the Contemporary Music Ensemble and is Co-Director of Open Space Festival of New Music. A native of Hawai’i, Lanzilotti is a co-founder and Artistic Consultant for Kalikolehua – El Sistema Hawai’i, a free orchestra program for underserved youth. As a composer, Lanzilotti has commissions this season from The Noguchi Museum and Periapsis Music & Dance (a new work with choreographer Wendell Gray II). To reach new audiences and share her love of contemporary music, she has written for both publications such as Neue Zeitschrift für Musik, and Music & Literature, and program notes for the London Symphony Orchestra.