Likar/ Graber : Flute Piccolo & Piano
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Amy Likar, flute and piccolo, is an active free-lance performer in the Bay Area of California. She has taught at The Ohio State University and Ashland University. As an active chamber musician she has performed at numerous colleges and universities across the United States. In addition, she has performed at National Flute Association Conventions and at the International Double Read Society Conference. She holds Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees from The Ohio State University and a Bachelor's in Music Education and Flute Performance from Kent State University. Her flute teachers include Martha Aarons and Katherine Borst Jones. She has her Alexander Technique training from the Alexander Training Institute of San Francisco and is a certified Andover Educator and has presented Body Mapping classes throughout the United States and Europe. Miles Graber received his musical training at the Juilliard School, where he studied with Anne Hull, Phyllis Kreuter, Hugh Aitken, and Louise Behrend. He has lived in the Bay Area since 1971, where he has developed a wide reputation as an accompanist and collaborative pianist for instrumentalists and singers. He has been associated with numerous solo artists, as well as with such ensembles as the San Francisco Chamber Soloists, Midsummer Mozart, the Oakland-East Bay Symphony, and the San Francisco Camerata. He has been a frequent performance accompanist and chamber player with members of the San Francisco Symphony, the San Jose Symphony, The Berkeley Symphony, the California Symphony, and the Santa Rosa Symphony. He is active as a teacher and chamber music coach, and is on the faculties of the Crowden School in Berkeley and the San Domenico Conservatory in San Anselmo. He is currently a staff accompanist and chamber music coach in the Preparatory Division of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.