Violinist Amanda Stenroos enjoys a varied music career in the Pioneer Valley as a performer, organizer and teacher. She completed undergraduate studies at the Baldwin Wallace Conservatory of Music, home to the oldest collegiate Bach Festival in the nation, and graduate studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Her teachers include Julian Ross, Annie Fullard and Elizabeth Chang. She has performed in Ohio, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Virginia, Bolivia and recently attended the Brancaleoni International Music Festival in Piobbico, Italy and toured Germany and Prague.
Amanda is active as an arts-organizer and administrator and is General Manager and Co-Artistic Director of Norwottuck Chamber Concerts, Resident Director for the Green Mountain Chamber Music Festival in Burlington, Vermont, Co-Founder and Production Assistant for the UMass Amherst Bach Festival and Symposium and General Manager for the Lighthouse Chamber Players on Cape Cod.
Trained in the Suzuki Method, Amanda enjoys teaching at the Northampton Community Music Center as well as helping customers select fine stringed instruments at Stamell Stringed Instruments in Amherst.