Ann Marie Bingham is Professor of Music at Marshall University where she teaches clarinet, oboe and twentieth century music history. She holds the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in clarinet performance from the University of Kentucky. She is a founding member of Triptych, a woodwinds and percussion trio that specializes in and commissions a great deal of contemporary chamber music. She plays English horn with the Huntington Symphony Orchestra and clarinet with the Kingsbury Woodwind Quintet. In the summers she teaches woodwinds and performs with the Festival Orchestra and the Festival Band at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp in Twin Lake, Michigan. Before teaching at the collegiate level she taught band grades 5-12 in the Grainger County, Tennessee public school system.