Lead Curriculum Developer, Music Discovery


Dr. Annie Bosler wears many hats in her career as a Los Angeles freelance horn player. She has toured with John Williams' Star Wars in Concert and with Josh Groban, and performed on Dancing with the Stars, The Ellen Show, and PBS's Live from Lincoln Center. 

Named a TED Educator in 2017, Dr. Bosler co-wrote How to practice…for just about anything. The video went viral receiving over 50 million views on social media. In May of 2015, Dr. Bosler also gave a TEDx talk about facial rehabilitation and brain plasticity entitled Elissa’s Song: The Power of Face Exercises. She specializes in wind pedagogy, specifically teaching facial anatomy and symmetry as it relates to the embouchure, injury rehabilitation, creative ways to educate beginning students, and audition preparation for high school and college students. 

Having taught in the Colburn School for Performing Arts for nearly a decade. Dr. Bosler has a 100% track record of helping students get into a school of their dreams. She co-authored College Prep for Musicians a book for high school students, parents, teachers, and counselors. Also, Dr. Bosler produced and directed 1M1: Hollywood Horns of the Golden Years, a one-of-a-kind documentary film about the history of Los Angeles studio musicians told through the eyes of the legendary Hollywood horn players. In 2022, Dr. Bosler has enjoyed working as a writer for Tianjin Juilliard’s Music Discovery curriculum and is excited to publish a book called In Tune: Exercises to Improve a Musician’s Performance and Quality of Life.

Dr. Bosler is professor of horn at California State University, Northridge. She served as the secretary/treasurer of the International Horn Society Executive Board for five years. In addition, she cohosted the largest International Horn Symposium, bringing over 1,000 musicians to Los Angeles in 2015. Annie holds a BFA from Carnegie Mellon University where she played varsity tennis, and a MM and DMA from the University of Southern California. 

Member of: International Horn Society (IHS), Performing Arts Medical Association (PAMA), International Women's Brass Conference (IWBC), College Music Society (CMS), American Federation of Musicians (AFM), Recording Musicians Association (RMA)