A believer in the power of music to transform lives, I am committed to sharing musical experiences with others. In addition to performing, sharing the musical and percussive arts through Master Classes, Clinics, Coaching, and Lessons are a central part of my musical activities. To learn more, please click on the links below.
Amy Stubbs has presented master classes and clinics to a variety of audiences and ages – including university percussion departments, Day of Percussion, orchestra guilds, school instrumental music in-service, and elementary school assemblies. Topics can be tailored for your specific event or needs. A sampling of past presentation topics include:
- The Art of Timpani Mallet-Making
- Fundamentals of Good Timpani Playing
- Introduction to Beginning Percussion
- Percussion! A Brief History
MASTER CLASSES & CLINICS
With extensive experience coaching developing percussionists, Amy Stubbs has earned a reputation for helping young percussionists improve ensemble performance skills rapidly. As Percussion Coordinator of Pittsburgh Youth Concert Orchestra, Amy oversees a rapidly growing percussion program that includes having developed a Jr. Percussion Ensemble, co-directing Jr. Wind Ensemble, coaching sectionals and rehearsals for the PYCO Orchestra. Amy is available to coach youth orchestra or school band sectionals, percussion ensemble, hands on basic concert percussion skills, whether 1-time or on going.
CONTACT Amy for more information or to discuss your needs.
Amy Stubbs offers private percussion and piano instruction in at her fully equipped studio in Pittsburgh, and at PYCO School of Music in Wexford, PA. She has been privileged to work with many talented students of all ages, several of whom have attended or participated at Pittsburgh CAPA, Interlochen Arts Camp, Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra, Three Rivers Young People’s Orchestra, Pittsburgh Youth Concert Orchestra, BUTI, University of Chicago, Peabody Conservatory.
- Percussion: Snare Drum, Mallet Percussion, Timpani, Drumset
- Piano: Beginner – Intermediate Levels