Amy Brandt has been teaching violin and viola with us at West Music for over 10 years! She also taught in Denver for 1 year so has been teaching over 11 years. She started playing the violin at age 3 and the viola at age 10. Amy earned her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Iowa and has her Suzuki Pedagogy Certificate from the University of Denver. She studied Carnatic violin for one semester during study abroad in India in 1998. Amy also enjoyed playing in a quartet while at the University of Denver.
Her favorite thing about teaching is sharing her love of music with her students. In her spare time Amy sells beaded jewelry at Kalona Junction in Kalona, Iowa. Her interests include photography, yoga, biking and hiking.