Amanda is currently studying Music Composition and Sound Design at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. She began studying voice with Heather Romig and has continued with Haleh Abghari. She has studied piano with Christine Hitt and Reggie Berg. Amanda has studied and played many styles ranging from jazz to classical to pop and more! Amanda’s education has included composition instruction from Anthony Tan and Sean Hennessey, as well as instruction in electronic computer music from Stephen Bailey.
Amanda has played with various ensembles at UCCS such as the honors ensemble, the jazz ensemble, and the electro-acoustic ensemble. She has regularly provided accompaniment for student performances and recitals at UCCS.
Amanda brings her experience as a composer and performer to help encourage students to play with passion and excitement, so that they can grow to love music as much as possible.