Ann Louise Jeffries Thaiss was born and raised in Northern Virginia. In 2008 she made the big move out west and settled in Long Beach, CA. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Vocal Performance from the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at California State University, Long Beach. As a student, she sang in Chamber Choir under the direction of Dr. Jonathan Talberg and Pacific Standard Time under the direction of Christine Guter. As a performer Ann Louise is a member of Vox Femina Los Angeles under the direction Dr. Iris Levine and, of course Honey Whiskey Trio (under the direction of the honeys). Ann Louise teaches preschool music at Manhattan Beach Preschool and private voice and piano at The Lesson Lab in Long Beach.