Amy Greer is an active performer, both as a soloist and in collaboration with singers and instrumentalists, and works regularly with the Santa Fe Symphony and the New Mexico Philharmonic. Recognized for her creative approach to traditional music lessons, she has maintained successful piano studios in New Mexico, Massachusetts, Texas, and Missouri and gives workshops for teachers that focus on the psychology of learning through a musician’s lens. A writer and frequent contributor to music journals, her articles and essays have appeared in American Music Teacher, Clavier Companion, Spiritus, and other publications. With composer Dennis Alexander, she is the co-author of Repertoire by Rote published by Alfred Music, and she writes a blog about practicing at tenthousandstars.net. She holds a Master of Music in piano performance from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and a Master of Arts in educational psychology from the University of aNew Mexico. Amy keeps house and tends a garden for one man, two sweet cats, and three feisty betta fish.