Dr. Amanda Horn Gunderson

Dr. Amanda Horn Gunderson


B.M. Piano Performance

M.A. Music Theory, Penn State University

M.M. Piano Performance & Pedagogy, Penn State University

D.M.A. Piano Performance and Pedagogy, The University of Wisconsin – Madison

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Music: Assistant Professor

Amanda Gunderson serves on the faculty at Lycoming College as assistant professor, teaching courses in applied piano, music theory, music history, and music appreciation. She has appeared as a soloist throughout the United States, including New York’s Weill Recital Hall.  As a prize-winning collaborative pianist, Amanda maintains an active life as a chamber musician.  In 2010 she and violinist Carol Carlson founded Duo Mendota and embarked on a tour across the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic. Amanda returned to her home state of Pennsylvania after completing the DMA at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on a University Fellowship for doctoral studies in Piano Performance and Pedagogy. She also holds the MM in Piano Performance and Pedagogy, the MA in Music Theory, and the BM with Honors in Piano Performance from Penn State University.   Her primary teachers include Christopher Taylor, Timothy Shafer, and pedagogy advisor Jessica Johnson.