12 Mar 2021

Spring into Summer 2021

Finding Awareness and Presence with Your Practice Process Weekly for 3 weeks, March 22, March 29 and April 5. 2021 https://www.the-exhale.com/class/finding-awareness-and-presence-with-your-practice-process-3-22-21 What Every Musician Needs to Know About the Body May 5, 6, 7, 8, 2021 https://www.the-exhale.com/class/wem-wind-players-5-5-21 Association for Body Mapping Education Biennial Conference June 17-20, 2021 https://www.bodymap.org CU Boulder Alexander Technique Summer Course July […]

3 Jan 2021

Teaching a class for The Exhale

My performance based class, Body Mapping the Alexander Technique is starting up again on Gwendolyn Masin’s The Exhale next Saturday, January 9, 2021 at 9am PST. So find something you are practicing, want to find more ease and embodiment with and come join us for an hour of embodied practice! https://www.the-exhale.com/class/body-mapping-the-alexander-technique-1-9

1 Sep 2020

Hadn’t realized how much I missed….

Performing! So Post Covid, I’ve participated in some outdoor concerts for kids for Oakland Park and Recreation through the Oakland Symphony. Yes, I’ve played a driveway concert and look forward to doing more of that. I’ve also participated in a few recording projects. I’ve also had the pleasure of sheltering at home with my daughter […]

19 Aug 2020

Summer into Fall

Body Mapping Course August 30, 2020 9am- 4:30 with a 90 minute break for lunch at noon. Register at https://form.jotform.com/202316825862052

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

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 […]