Amy Taylor obtained her Kodaly Certification from the Hartt School of Music, and studied extensively with Dr. Randal Woodfield, Nancie Kennedy and Katalin Stapelfeldt. She is a classically trained pianist and vocalist. She has performed with The Baltimore Choral Arts Society and The Morgan State University Choir, and was a vocalist for performances with Dave Brubeck and The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.
Amy has studied piano and musical literacy since the age of four and has been playing flute since 1995. In addition to flute, she also plays fife, ocarina, and hands. Amy served as the first Director of The Maryland Academy of Music at the time of its inception in 2004.
Teaching is now her passion and in addition to private lessons she also directed the after-school Children’s Chorus at Ridgeway Elementary School and taught Early Childhood music and Musical Literacy for The Children’s Chorus of Maryland under the direction of
Betty Bertaux, preparing the choristers for performances at the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall and Carnegie Hall. She has been giving private lessons since 2002.
Amy Taylor resides in Howard County and teaches in the Central Maryland Area. For a more extensive list of Amy’s qualifications and experience please view her piano teacher resumé.
Piano - Katalin Stapelfeldt from Budapest Hungry 2001 – 2004
Voice Studies - Nancie Kennedy, Retired Teacher From Eastman School of Music 2003 – 2005
Hartt School of Music - Kodaly Teaching Certification, University of Hartford, CT, 2002 – 2004
Owner & CEO of We Learn Piano - 2002 to Present
Providing private piano lessons for students of all ages and ability levels, preparing them for public recitals and performances.
Director of After School Children’s Chorus Ridgeway Elementary School - 2004 to 2006
Responsible for selecting music, organizing performances, teaching proper vocal technique, and musical literacy for Grades 1 through 3.
Director of Maryland Academy of Music - 2004 to 2005
Responsible for hiring instructors, monitoring facility/teachers, advertising, obtaining clients, keeping records, and scheduling lessons.
Children’s Chorus of Maryland - 2002 to 2004
Director of Kindergarten/Early Childhood Music Program Assistant music teacher for grades 1 through 8, and substitute musical literacy teacher.
Sound Foundations Concert Choir - January 2004
Millennium Stage, Kennedy Center with Bobby McFerrin - February 29th 2004
Performed with the Baltimore Choral Arts Society under Tom Hall - 2002 through 2003
Sang Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis at the
Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
Rachmaninoff’s All-Night Vigil at the
Cathedral of Mary our Queen
Performed in Concert with Dave Brubeck and Morgan State University Choir
OAKE National Concert Choir, Williamsburg, VA – March 8 & 11, 2001
Wedding and Special Events Performances - 1999 to Present
Arundel Home School Group Annual Fine Arts Festivals – 1994 & 2005