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Anita Gillett

Cello, Violin, Piano

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Education and Training

High School - Newport Harbor High School

Associate Degree (Fine Arts) - Orange Coast College

2 Years (Music Education) - University of California, Irvine

Private Instruction (approx 10 yrs) - Frieda Belinfante, Alayne Armstrong, Alberto Bolet, Dr. Peter Odegard, Dr. Maurice Allard

Performance Experience

Anita has played for Henry Mancini, President and Mrs. Ford, Michael J. Fox, Bob & Delores Hope, Jack Jones, Sonny Bono, Senator Robert Dole, Bill Medley, Chris Riddle of Nelson Riddle Orchestra, Carmen Dragon, Alberto Bolet, Joseph Pearlman, Orange Coast College Symphony Orchestra, UCI Symphony, Glendale Symphony, Melodyland, Orange County Symphony, Desert Symphony, Orange County Performing Arts Center, Recording studios, TV and Motion Picture dates. Anita has played most every major hotel, yacht/country club, Convention Center in Southern California.

Teaching Experience

25 years in the Orange County Area. Anita is accepted as qualified by local Colleges & Universities.


Anita is an excellent teacher and a fine musician. Her education and performance experience coupled with his desire to help young people of all ages, is a sure formula for success. Anita has such a pleasant and easy style, she can coach and encourage even the most difficult of students. Her reputation is widely known throughout the Orange County Area.