Amy Stubbs , Percussion Coordinator
Amy Stubbs is Principal Percussionist with Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra and Principal Timpanist with the former Napa Valley Symphony.
is equally at home
as a timpanist and percussionist whose performances include: Chatham Baroque, Pittsburgh Baroque Ensemble, San Francisco Symphony, Syracuse Symphony, Berkeley Symphony, McKeesport Symphony, San Francisco Bay Brass, Empyrean Ensemble, Left Coast Ensemble, Moody Blues, Ray Charles, Luciano Pavarotti; tours with River City Brass Band
and USAF Heritage of America Band.
has appeared as a soloist with the New Century Chamber Orchestra and Newton Mid-Kansas Symphony.
A passionate educator, Amy is Percussion Coordinator for Pittsburgh Youth Chamber Orchestra, enjoys a thriving private studio, and has presented masterclasses at Manhattan School of Music; Universities of Maryland, Southern California, Washington, Wichita State; Interlochen Arts Academy; and Day of Percussion at University of Alabama, Huntsville.
Previous positions include the University of California Davis
, Oakland East Bay Symphony Muse Program, and Oakland Youth Symphony.
Ms. Stubbs is a graduate of Interlochen Arts Academy, earned her BM at Manhattan School of Music studying with Duncan Patton, and MM at Carnegie Mellon University studying with Timothy K. Adams, Jr. Additional studies with Cloyd Duff, Christopher Lamb, Mike Crusoe, Richard Holmes, and Thomas Stubbs.
is an internationally recognized designer of innovative percussion and timpani accessories through her
business, A. Stubbs Percussion.
In 2013, Amy
first book, The Art of Timpani Mallet-Making, a landmark text in the field.