Amanda received an MM in Vocal Performance from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a BA in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy from Plymouth State University. She has studied with Carla Lefevre, Kathleen Arecchi and James McDonald. Her performing experience includes roles in opera and musical theatre with PSU theater department, UNCG Opera, UNCG Musical Theatre, UNCG touring opera, and worked with Greensboro Opera Company. Amanda is a frequent recitalist throughout New England, performs with pianist, Cheryl Lynne Stromski in "Music Like Breathing"
and annually serves as musical director for Plymouth State University theater productions. She has additional performance experience as a recording artist for various composers and bands including Rik Pfenninger, Red Cloud Revival, Of Jarring Seeds, and the Grammy nominated Lamb of God. Amanda is a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing and was selected as an intern for the 2009 NATS Intern Program. Her current and former students have won and placed in annual NATS competitions, have been accepted to accredited music programs, such as Mannes School of Music, Boston University, Frost School of Music at University of Miami, UCLA Music Singer/Songwriter Program, and are working in professional theatres throughout the eastern United States.