22 May 2020

Summer Updates

I’m currently teaching a wonderful class with my Alcyone Ensemble Duo Partner, Rena Urso. To sign up visit: https://www.lessonface.com/apply/crafting-beautiful-etude-amy-likar-and-rena-urso I’m excited that my favorite flute class has moved online. Thank you Andree Martin and the wonderful Schwob School of Music at Columbus State University. June 8-12, 2020. Come join me, Andree Martin, Kelly Wilson, Carol […]

16 Apr 2020

Spring 2020

I am hoping that you are staying safe and staying healthy! I’m discovering that habits such as constructive rest, spending time doing loving movement (what I call exercise), and getting some fresh air and sunshine are vitally important to my wellbeing. I’m working on getting my videos done for my website and practicing some solo […]

31 Mar 2020

Winter 2020

Due to Covid-19 and the shutdown of everything arts related, this is going to be a catch up of what I did before everything shut down. January 18, 2020: Michael Morgan Presents: An evening of Music by Valerie Coleman with Amy Likar, Diane Maltester and Miles Graber presented at the Piedmont Center for the Arts. […]

8 Dec 2016

Winter 2016-2017 Schedule

Dec. 10, 11, 12, 17, 18 and 24 (evening service), 2016 You’ll be able to find me playing with the orchestra at Grace Cathedral for the next few weekends. More information at Christmas at Grace Cathedral. January 5-8, 2017 I’ll be joining my colleagues in San Diego at the NATS winter workshop called Sing the […]

1 Jun 2016

Summer 2016

July 11-16, 2016, Boulder, Colorado I will once again be joining my colleagues James Brody and Edward Bilanchone at the Alexander Technique Residential Workshop at CU Boulder. This is a great workshop for anyone who wants to move well and either recover from or avoid injury. I do include basic Body Mapping information in my […]

1 Jun 2016

Concerto for Piccolo and Orchestra by Martin Rokeach

So a couple of years ago when Martin Rokeach and I casually talked about how wonderful it would be for him to write me a concerto and for me to perform his concerto, I had no idea it would set that exact scenario into motion. This past March 18,2016, I had the privilege and pleasure […]

14 Jun 2015

Living a Musical Life

My colleague Dana Putnam Fonteneau wrote a brilliant blog that she ended up turning into a book. I highly recommend the book. It reminded me of a workshop my colleague Michelle Kunz (www.michellekunz.com and I gave 2 years ago called “The Self Map of a Musician” Michelle and I are both Body Mapping instructors and […]

24 May 2015

Your Career Is What You Make It To Be

My colleague Dana Putnam Fonteneau posted a blog a few weeks ago titled: “Your Career Is What you Create it to Be: 5 Things I Wish I’d Known When I Graduated from Music School.” She has since turned this blog into a book. https://www.amazon.in/Its-Not-Just-About-Gig/dp/1532944950 You need to read her brilliant blog turned into book because […]

2 Feb 2015

Andover Educator Conference in Portland, Oregon

June 16-21, 2015 I’ll be teaching pre conference lessons, moderating a somatic panel, and teaching on a master class at the Sixth Andover Educator Biennial Conference. For registration information and to sign up to study with me (if you are an Andover Educator Trainee) during the pre conference sessions please visit: www.bodymap.org

2 Feb 2015

Upcoming Student Performances

I am a teaching artist for the Oakland Youth Orchestra, the Berkeley Youth Orchestra the Oakland East Bay Symphony’s MUSE (Music for Excellence) Program. The MUSE Orchestra will be performing a joint concert with the MUSE Vivo Orchestra. March 20, 2015 Oakland Tech High School Oakland East Bay Symphony MUSE Program MUSE will also have […]