Music/Voice Performance, Penn State School of Music
Lauded in the New York Times for her “admirable fluidity,” soprano Amy revels in singing music of all different periods and styles. Most recently, she premiered the role of Margie in Laura Kaminsky's opera, Some Light Emerges with the Houston Grand Opera. Other highlighted solo performances include an art song recital for the University of Michigan's inaugural "En " Latin American Music Festival, Despina in Cosi fan , and Haydn’s Creation at Carnegie Hall.
In 2014, helped to found the contemporary music ensemble , with whom she has toured North and South America to help promote cultural exchange through contemporary music. an avid recitalist, she has appeared in recital for organizations such as the Casement Fund Recital Series in Brooklyn, NY, The Block in Muskegon, MI, the Contemporary Undercurrent of Song Project in Princeton, NJ, and AEPEX Contemporary Performance in Ann Arbor, MI.
Amy is an alumna of the Music Center (2011, 2012), New Music on the Point (2014, 2015, 2017), and the Fall Island Vocal Arts Seminar (2016), and has had the privilege of working with renowned musicians such as Martin Katz, Lucy Shelton, Tony Arnold, Dawn Upshaw, Kathleen Kelly, Samuel Ramey, Kayo , Alan Smith, Howard Watkins, and John Harbison. Past operatic roles include Lauretta in Gianni , Amy in Little Women, in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Adina in , and in Die .
A passionate educator, she has maintained a successful private studio since 2005, and has taught at the University of Michigan, the University of Akron, Eastern Michigan University, and Saginaw Valley State University. She holds degrees from Central Michigan University and the University of Michigan, and completed her doctorate in voice performance at the University of Michigan.
Professor joined the School of Music faculty in fall 2017.