Educator







Amy leads master classes in vocal performance, group performance, choral performance, stage savvy, songwriting and auditioning for teens and adults, and often adjudicates at major a cappella competitions in the U.S.

She also offers private coaching in songwriting and vocal performance.  Email coldfootrecords@gmail.com if you are interested in bringing Amy to your school, your group or to your interwebs machine via Skype.

PREVIOUS SESSIONS AT:


TEMPLE JUNIOR COLLEGE (Temple, TX) - Artist Residency - Master Class Clinician, Audition Coaching, Solo Concert
SHESINGS 2017 (Berkeley, CA) - Master Class Clinician
HARMONY COLLEGE NEW ENGLAND 2015 (Worcester, MA) – Conference keynote address, master classes in songwriting and Finding Your Funny (being comfortable onstage)
THE FOURCE – (NJ) barbershop quartet stage coaching
SATELLITE LANE - (Long Island, NY) a cappella group coaching/staging
CAL STATE SAN BERNARDINO (San Bernardino, CA) – Master class with vocal jazz ensemble
GENTLEMEN SONGSTERS (Lowell, MA) – Master class in performance (30-voice Barbershop)
COUNCIL ROCK HIGH SCHOOLS (Holland, PA) – Master Class Clinician 
A CAPPELLA PROJECT PHILADELPHIA – Summer and Winter Special Workshops, Master Class Clinician, Singing Compelling Solos Master Class
BROWN UNIVERSITY (Providence, RI) –Master classes with The Ursa Minors (all female a cappella group) and Harmonic Motion (mixed)
MORRISTOWN-BEARD SCHOOL (Morristown, NJ) – Guest Chorus Clinician
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA (Los Angeles) – Guest Clinician, Auditioning for Musical Theater (singers and non-singers)
SOUTH LAKES HIGH SCHOOL (Reston, VA) Guest choral clinician
CASA (Contemporary A Cappella Society): VoCALnation (Philadelphia) – Seminar Instructor (Finding Your Funny), Songwriting panel, 15-Minute Songwriting Clinics, Concert Emcee
COMEDYSPORTZ PHILADELPHIA – Musical Improvisation workshop 
CHERRY HILL HIGH SCHOOL WEST (Cherry Hill, NJ) - Master class w/all vocal ensembles, Musical Theater Performance Coaching
SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY SETNOR SCHOOL OF MUSIC - Master class w/jazz vocal ensemble Windjammer
SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY DRAMA DEPARTMENT - Theater Lab Guest Artist
SINGSTRONG DC  – Scholastic Competition Adjudicator, Seminar Instructor (Finding Your Funny), private performance coaching, Songwriting panel, 15-Minute Songwriting Clinics 
LOS ANGELES A CAPPELLA FESTIVAL–Scholastic Competition Adjudicator, Master Class Clinician, Seminar Instructor (Finding Your Funny), 15-Minute Songwriting Clinics 
MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY NEW MUSICALS WORKSHOP (January 2013) – Artist/Writer in Residence – BASTARD JONES – NAMT Writers Residency Grant, University Fellowship Grant, developing and workshopping a new musical with student performers and faculty advisors
RAMAZ YESHIVA (New York City) – choral workshop/Q&A
PERFORMER’S THEATER WORKSHOP (Maplewood, NJ) – Songwriting, acting, song interp
LOS ANGELES BERKLEE ALUMNI SONGWRITERS FORUM (co-creator, moderator, 6 years)
MIDWEST A CAPPELLA FESTIVAL– Master Class Clinician
YOUNG ACTORS THEATRE CAMP (San Francisco) – Master Class Clinician (Musical Theater)
NATIONAL HARMONY SWEEPSTAKES (San Francisco) – Finals Judge (2017, 2009, 2007, 2002)
REGIONAL HARMONY SWEEPSTAKES (Los Angeles) – Finals Judge (2017, 2015, 2013, 2011, 2010)

With THE BOBS (partial listing): Fairfax County Elementary Schools (VA), SPOT Residency (University of Iowa): Des Moines YMCA Summer Camps, Iowa Children’s Museum, Marcy School (Minneapolis), Chestnut Ridge Middle School (PA), Nellysford, VA Community Center, State of Delaware Dept. of Education, Winchester Community Center (Las Vegas), Center of Contemporary Arts (St. Louis, MO), Northampton High (MA), Lincoln High (Santa Clara, CA), Hamilton High (Los Angeles), Rutgers Prep (NJ), Yeshiva of Flatbush (NY), Mira Mesa HS (San Diego), San Jose Academy HS (CA), Christian Brothers Academy (Sacramento), Cal State Sacramento, Durham School for the Arts (NC), Morningside College (Sioux City, IA), Purdue Convocations, Kentucky Center for the Arts

SheSINGS Festival, Berkeley, CA April 2017
"Finding Your Funny" workshop and vocal ensemble coaching 

Artist Residency, Temple Junior College,
Temple, TX, October 2016
Musical Theatre Audition Coaching

Artist Residency, Temple Junior College,
Temple, TX, October 2016
Lunchbox Faculty Concert Performance/Q&A

Council Rock HS South, Holland, PA, Fall 2016
Choral Master Class, Q&A


Cal State San Bernardino Master Class Coaching, Spring 2016



Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA
Concert Reading/Workshop of "Bastard Jones"
November 2015


Keynote Speaker. Harmony College Northeast 2015
with Michael Elliott Klein and Ed Fritzen, Worcester, MA


A Cappella Project Philly Winter Festival, January 2015
Master Class with Over the Bar



Choral Master Class, Niles West HS, Skokie, IL, November 2014
(Music Educator: Amy Brahahl)

Private Coaching - Harmonic Motion, November 2014
Brown University, Providence, RI

BOSS (Boston Sings) Master Class - How to Fix Everything A Cappella, April 2014
with Scott Leonard & Jeff Thacher (Rockapella)


With Council Rock High School South's Select Choirs, April 2012
At the MidWest A Cappella Festival, working with High School Competition finalists at Schaumberg Prairie Center for the Arts


At the MidWest A Cappella Festival with the University of Chicago's 
Voices In Your Head at Schaumberg Prairie Center for the Arts
With The Bobs, and the combined choirs of Council Rock High School (North and South), Holland, PA, 2011