About Anne Shannon Demarest
Anne Shannon Demarest is well known for her Banff Panorama Suite and for her more than 200 published piano compositions. She is included in Who's Who of American Women (1975), International Who's Who in Music (1976), Who's Who in the West (1977), and she received the Special Individual Merit Award of the National Federation of Music Clubs for the years 1971 through 1977.
Mrs. Demarest's musical affiliations include: Society of Colorado Composers, National Music Teachers Association, Colorado State Music Teachers Association, and Zeta Zeta Chapter of Delta Omicron International Music Fraternity. She has given recitals at the Ingesund School of Music in Sweden, as well as programs in Canada, Australia and Denmark.
Many of Mrs. Demarest's compositions reflect her experiences traveling extensively throughout Asia, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Iceland, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean with her husband Steve, now a retired advertising executive. The Demarests have two children, Richard and Claudia. In addition to being a pianist and composer for beginning and advanced level students, Mrs. Demarest is also a published poet.