September 2008, Lecture Recital on Music of Revolutionary Georgia as part of the Coastal Heritage Society Revolutionary Perspectives Lecture Series. http://www.chsgeorgia.org, Savannah History Museum, 303 Martin Luther King Blvd, Savannah, GA date tba.
Presentation at the annual meeting of the American Musical Instrument Society held at the Cantos Music Foundation, Calgary, Alberta ,Canada on the use of high speed video photography techniques for analysis of 18th and 19th century piano actions.
At the 50th Annual Piano Technicians Guild Convention in Kansas City
Anne joins a select panel of other conservators and specialists in antique keyboard instruments to examine the state, treatment, and future of antique pianos.
May 20, 2007, 4 p.m. Savannah College of Art and Design, Kiah Hall, Martin Luther King Blvd, Savannah, Georgia Anne will play harpsichord and fortepiano, and discuss musical life in private homes in England and the colonies in the 18th century, in an afternoon program for the English Speaking Union, Savannah, Georgia Chapter. English Speaking Union website Review from the ESU website Our own Anne Acker was the speaker and performer for our meeting this month. To see Anne, one would hardly expect to see her moving pianos and other heavy musical instruments about, but that was exactly what she does for a living. Anne brought a Piano Forte and a Harpsichord to the meeting with her. After our president Barbara O. Smith introduced her, Anne answered a few interesting questions about the instruments that she brought with her. These were beautiful pieces of woodworking craft that were either built or restored by Anne at her shop. Anne then began the meeting with what everyone present agreed was a stunningly beautiful demonstration of each instruments capability. It was actually more than that. It was a wonderful concert presented for our pleasure. Everyone sat spellbound while listening and watching Anne’s nimble […]
Savannah Music Festival, Savannah, Georgia, 12:30 p.m. on March 29, 2007 at the Unitarian Universalist Church on Troup Square. http://savannahmusicfestival.org
Georgian On My Mind Anne plays a recital on harpsichord and fortepiano, and discuss on keyboards and music in Georgia, 1760-1820. Sponsored by the Georgia Music Hall of Fame and the Savannah Morning News.
Recital / Lecture on Federal Era Music in Georgia. Details tba.
Georgia Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Macon, Georgia
“Music of the Georgia Colonies”, Lecture/Recital, Anne Acker spinet harpsichord and Lucinda Schultz lyric soprano. part of Georgia History Week. 3 p.m.
Georgia Historical Society, 501 Whitaker St., Savannah, GA. (912) 651-2125
See Georgia Days for details.