Amy Anderson, Professor of Oboe at Texas Tech University, is active as a performer and clinician, and has performed at conventions of the International Double Reed Society, Percussive Arts Society, and Texas Music Educators Association. Anderson performed the Co-Texas Premiere of Harbison’s “Crossroads” and has appeared in recitals at Musica no Museu Festival in Brazil, as faculty at the Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute, and Principal Oboe at the Quartz Mountain Music Festival and Breckenridge Music Festival orchestras. Anderson has held faculty positions at the University of Florida, Luther College, Hochstein Music School, and was a resident artist at The Banff Center. She was awarded the Performer’s Certificate from the Eastman School of Music, and holds a Bachelors and Masters degrees from the University of North Texas, with teachers Richard Kilmer and Charles Veezey. Anderson has recorded for Albany Records, Living Artist Recordings and is featured on Canadian Broadcasting and Texas Public Radio.
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