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Mandy earned her music degree from the University of Central Oklahoma in 2002 and has been leading musical groups since then. She studied piano under Peggy Spence and Van Cliburn medalist, Valery Kuleshov while at U.C.O. She also served as one of just a few student choir conductors for University choral concerts. Amanda holds two Master's degrees (Master of Management, 2008 and a Master of Library Information Sciences, 2013.) She also had the opportunity to study worship arts a Hillsong College in Castle Hill, Australia in 2003. She is currently a school librarian, private music instructor and a singer/songwriter in West Texas.
Notable musical accomplishments...
Musical entertainment for Mercury Chophouse, Stella's, Table 82, Chilton's in DFW/Lubbock area, 2017-2020
"Marian" in The Music Man - Fremont Civic Theater, 2011
Singing Finalist for Branson Spotlight at the Doug Gabriel Theater, Branson, MO, 2006
Dennis Jernigan Songwriting Contest Finalist, 2002
Honorable Mention John Lennon Song of the Year, 2001
Don't forget to check out my musical library lesson plans in the Library Songs part of the menu.