SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR
A captivating clarinetist, Amy Humberd has appeared throughout the United States and Europe as a soloist and chamber musician. In November of 2017, she presented her Carnegie Hall debut as the second prize winner of the Concert Artists International Virtuoso Competition, and she has performed various concertos with student and professional orchestras throughout the United States, including Weber’s Concerto No. 2 in E-flat Major and Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto in A Major, K. 622.
She is a founding member of the Civitasolis Reed Quintet, a group dedicated to innovative and interactive concert performances. Recently Civitasolis was selected as semi-finalists in the Coltman chamber music competition, and they will present their Carnegie Hall debut recital in May 2019. With this group, she and the other members created an annual composition competition to promote the creation of new music for the reed quintet genre.
A substitute clarinetist with the Pensacola Symphony Orchestra, she has also performed with the Tallahassee Symphony Orchestra, the Tallahassee Ballet, the Tallahassee Community Chorus, and the Ocala Symphony Orchestra. She has been selected to present at several national conferences, including the American Single Reed Summit and the North American Saxophone Alliance Region 6 Conference.
Outside of the performance hall, she is an accomplished teacher. Most recently she was appointed to the clarinet faculty at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp. In addition, she has presented clinics and masterclasses in Tennessee, and she has experience coaching chamber music, giving masterclasses, and teaching technique classes at Florida State University.
As an entrepreneur and advocate for the arts, she is a coordinator of Classical Revolution - Tallahassee, an organization dedicated to presenting free classical music concerts in community and neighborhood venues, and she has been published in The Clarinet (Volume 45, Issue 1). Currently she is the Social Media Coordinator for the American Single Reed Summit.
A graduate assistant at Florida State University, she is pursuing a Doctoral degree while studying with Jonathan Holden and Deborah Bish. Formerly a student of Howard Klug, she earned both an M.M. and Performer’s Diploma in Clarinet Performance from the Jacobs School of Music where she had the privilege of studying early clarinet performance with Eric Hoeprich. She began her studies at Lee University where she earned a B.M. in Music Education and a B.A. in Psychology while studying with Peter Cain and David Shaffer.