Amy Harris is a recent graduate of the Butler School of Music at the University of Texas at Austin where she received a Doctorate of Musical Arts degree studying with Vincent Frittelli. She currently teaches violin and viola students using the Suzuki philosophy as her basis for instruction.
Dr. Harris began her violin studies at the age of three, with Peggy Fasing. Upon graduation from high school, she attended the University of Northern Colorado where she studied with Richard Fuchs. For her masters level schooling, she attended the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati, where she studied with Piotr Milewski. She has held orchestral positions in the Colorado Springs Philharmonic, Greeley Philharmonic, and Boulder Philharmonic. She has attended music festivals like National Repertory Orchestra, Round Top, the Henry Mancini Institute, and the Brevard Music Festival. She is a member of the Pi Kappa Lambda honorary music fraternity, and the Delta Omicron music fraternity, which invited her to play at the triennial conference as a guest soloist. Other honors include winning the Angie Southard Convocation Award for excellence in sonata and chamber literature, and winner of the CCM chamber music competition with her quartet FAZA.