Originally from California, Anne Kleve attended the University of Colorado in Boulder as a music major from 1992-1997. She studied clarinet with Virginia Wright in CA and Dr. Phillip Aaholm at CU. She performed on clarinet with the Symphonic Band. Anne played saxophone and traveled to Ireland with the "Golden Buffalo Marching Band". She has taught private clarinet and saxophone lessons since 2007.
Anne’s interest in ringing handbells began in high school. For thirteen years, she was director of four handbell choirs at Risen Savior Lutheran Church in Broomfield. Anne Kleve is the IncrediBELLS youth handbell director for Summit of Peace Lutheran. She also serves on the Area 11 Board of Handbell Musicians of America as Mountain Sub-Area chair. Anne is a proud member of the Thornton Community Band.
Anne volunteers as Region 1 officer for Sigma Alpha Iota, an International Music Fraternity for women. She manages their vacation rental properties in Estes Park, Steamboat, and Kissimmee, Florida. Anne and her husband, Jason, will be celebrating 20 years of marriage this year, and they have two wonderful children: Gwen, 15, and Nathan, 12.
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