Annie Sklar (she/her) is a native of Vermont’s Mad River Valley. An active professional musician, she plays saxophone and sings with bands across the country and as a solo performer under the name Annie West. In addition to an active on-stage career, Annie has also worked as a recruiter, marketer, and branding specialist for colleges and nonprofit arts organizations including Berklee College of Music, University of Northern Colorado, Off the Hook Arts, and The Current.
After years on stage, on the move, and missing Vermont, in 2020 she returned to enjoy life and make music in the Green Mountains once again. She has a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Composition from Berklee, and her favorite gig ever was playing with a Prince tribute band.