Amy is a young Melbourne-based saxophonist, who completed her Bachelor of Music Performance (specialising in saxophone) at the University of Melbourne under Ian Godfrey and Tarko Sibbel. She is currently completing her Masters of Music Performance Teaching.
Amy is a passionate music educator and currently teaches saxophone at Genazzano FCJ College in Kew and both saxophone and clarinet at Greenhills Primary School in Greensborough. She has previously worked at Ivanhoe Girls Grammar School as a long service leave replacement Saxophone and Clarinet teacher. Amy also has an ever growing studio of private students.
She has participated in workshops and been mentored by leading international and local saxophonists including Niels Bijl (Netherlands), Joshua Hyde (Australia), Dr Stephen Page (USA), Barry Cockcroft (Australia), Sara Zazzo (Spain), Joseph Lallo (Australia), Shannon Ebeling (Australia) and Jessica Voigt-Page (Australia).
In July 2015 she travelled to Strasbourg, France for the 17th World Saxophone Congress. This featured masterclasses, performances, lectures and world premieres -bringing together the world's best saxophonists from all around the globe.
A keen chamber musician, Amy was the tenor saxophonist in the former Berkeley Street Saxophone Quartet. The quartet performed at the Melbourne Recital Centre, Captains of Industry (Little Bourke Street), Melba Hall and Open Studio (Northcote). Additionally, she has been a performer with the Melbourne Saxophone Collective, Melbourne University Big Band, Heidelberg Wind Symphony and the Melbourne University Saxophone Ensemble. In 2012 she participated in the Australian Premiere of Theirry Alla's 'Polychrome' for 12 saxophones. Amy has also received guest invitations to perform on both Saxophone and Clarinet in musicals such as Hairspray (SLAM Theatre Company), Annie, Beauty and the Beast (SPX Waterdale Players), Seussical (Warrandyte High School), 42nd Street and Thoroughly Modern Millie (Ivanhoe Girls Grammar School).