Training Choirs Adjunct Faculty
Amy Fickenscher is a music educator, specializing in teaching choral, vocal, and general music to young students. Most recently, Amy served as an adjunct faculty member in Music Education at the University of Oregon School of Music and Dance, where she worked with pre-service Choral Music Education students. At the same time, Amy was the Director of Elementary Choirs at Pacific Youth Choir in Portland, Oregon. She also served on the artistic faculty of the San Francisco Girls Chorus from 2009-2012. She was the Director of Chorus School Level II, the Preparatory Chorus, and SFGC Outreach Programs. Amy was also the Interim Co-Artistic Director of the Bay Area Women's Vocal Ensemble, Musae, in which she was a singer-member for two seasons.
Amy holds a Bachelor and a Master of Music in Music Education from the University of Oregon. Amy has served as an elementary music specialist in the Los Gatos Union School District in Los Gatos, California and the South Lane County School District in Cottage Grove, Oregon. She holds Level 1 and Level 2 Kodály Certification as well as Level I Orff Schulwerk Certification. Amy currently sings in the Peninsula Women's Chorus and serves on the Board of Directors.