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Amy Christensen is the new Lecturer in Music, teaching oboe, English horn, and double reeds methods class. She received a Master of Music in Oboe Performance degree from Yale University where she was the recipient of the distinguished Ellen Battell Stoekel Award.
She has performed with orchestras across the U.S. including notable groups in Boston, Cambridge, Aspen, and throughout the states of Connecticut and Iowa. Christensen has recorded with several groups, including the Bach Society Orchestra at Harvard University. She currently performs with the Ottumwa, Oskaloosa and Central Iowa Symphonies and is an active freelance oboist around the state.
At Yale, she studied under the tutelage of the late Ronald Roseman. Her Bachelor of Music degree is from Iowa State University where she studied with Kevin Schilling. Christensen is also an Elementary Art Educator at a private school in southern Iowa, and an accomplished graphic designer.