Meet the Musician
Chief Musician Antje A. Farmer,
Chief Musician Antje Farmer joined the Navy Band in 2005. She received her Bachelor of Music in vocal performance and pedagogy from Brigham Young University and returned to her home state to complete a Masters of Music, cum laude, at the University of Washington. She also studied at the Musik Hochschule in Graz, Austria for one year. Her voice teachers include Renate Behle (Musik Hochschule), Lawrence Vincent (BYU), Barbara Daniels (Mozarteum), and Lucile Evans (McGill University).
Farmer was engaged as an opera singer at the Tiroler Landestheater opera house in Innsbruck, Austria, for the 2003-04 season. She is also a frequent guest soloist with the Concert Band in addition to her position in the Sea Chanters. She particularly enjoys performing with the opera ensemble and the Navy Blues women’s jazz quartet.