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Amy Likar, Flute

Amy Likar, flutist and teaching artist, is a member of the Oakland Symphony and mentor for their Music For Excellence (MUSE) program. As a freelance musician, she has performed with numerous groups throughout the Bay Area of California. She performs in the Alcyone Ensemble with flutist Rena Urso-Trapani and Ciel, Aer et Vens with soprano Jenni Cook and pianist Miles Graber. Amy is an advocate of new music. Martin Rokeach, Daniel Felsenfeld, Polly Moller, Anthony McDonald, Michael Stephens, and Daniel David Feinsmith have all written works for her.

Ms. Likar has been a visiting guest artist at the University of New Hampshire, the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, England, Cal Summer Arts, Holy Names University, Columbus State University (GA), Clayton State University, St. Olaf College, CU Boulder and other venues across the United States and Europe. She has performed and presented at numerous National Flute Association Flute Conventions. She holds Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees from The Ohio State University and a Bachelor’s in Music Education and Flute Performance from Kent State University. Her influential teachers include Martha Aarons, Katherine Borst Jones and Peter Lloyd.

Amy has a website at www.amylikar.com.