Anne-Marie studied at the University of Washington, The Juilliard School, and The Hochschule fur Musik in Vienna. She earned a Master and Doctorate of Music from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Her teachers include Steven Staryk, Joel Smirnoff, Franz Samohyl, and Mitchell Stern.

Ms. Hoffman was certified as a music practitioner through the Music for Healing and Transition Program in 2016. She and her husband enjoy living outside of Denver on their small farm with their dogs, cats, chickens, goats, and rabbits. When she's not at the farm or the concert hall, Anne-Marie enjoys taking art classes and horseback riding.