Amanda Provost grew up in Wethersfield, Connecticut. Her early music education was primarily in her school program and also the youth programs at Hartt School of Music. Upon graduation from high school, she attended the University of Connecticut where she graduated with a BM in Cello Performance and a BS in Music Education. Currently, she lives in South Hadley, Massachusetts with her husband of twenty-six years.
Amanda has worked as a music teacher in Monson, Granby, West Springfield and Manchester for more than 10 years, and she has taught private violin and cello lessons for many years. She was employed for 17 years as the youth and adult choir director at All Saints Episcopal Church in South Hadley, Massachusetts, and she plays cello in a professional flute trio wedding ensemble. Mandy now plays an integral role at Gerry’s Music Shop, working as a billing clerk, office assistant and rental accounts manager, but will occasionally repair and tune string instruments when the need arises.