Associate Professor of Oboe
Phone: (806) 834-7043
Office: School of Music, Room 233
Amy Anderson serves as artist-performer and associate professor of oboe at Texas Tech University, where she enjoys a diverse career as teacher, recitalist, soloist and chamber musician. She is an active clinician and performer at conventions of the International Double Reed Society, National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors, Texas Music Educators Association, and performs as principal oboist of the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra.
Anderson has appeared in recitals at the Musica no Museu Festival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, served on the faculty of the prestigious Oklahoma Summer Arts Institute and as principal oboe of the Quartz Mountain Music Festival and the Breckenridge Music Festival orchestras. She has also performed with orchestras in Canada, Florida, Minnesota, New York, and the Amarillo, Midland-Odessa, San Antonio and Fort Worth Symphony Orchestras in Texas as well as professional wind quintets in Florida, Colorado and New York.
Anderson has recorded for Albany Records and Living Artist Recordings. Her recording of Incantations by Mary Jeanne van Appledorn with TTU pianist William Westney has been featured on Canadian Broadcasting's Wired for Sound as well as on Texas Public Radio. Prior to joining the faculty at Texas Tech, Anderson was a resident artist at the Banff Centre for the Arts in Alberta, Canada, and held faculty positions at the University of Florida, Luther College, and the Hochstein Music School.
Anderson was awarded the Performer's Certificate from the Eastman School of Music and holds Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Performance from the University of North Texas. Her primary teachers include Charles Veazey and Richard Killmer.