Amanda Galick

Amanda Galick is a flutist and educator in the Houston area. A first-year Young Artist, she has performed in many concert venues including Carnegie Hall, Disney Hall, Shanghai Grand Theatre and Beijing’s National Centre for the Performing Arts. Her performance in collaboration with Bing Wang, Inon Barnatan and Harry Bicket of J.S Bach’s Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 has been featured on Performance Today Radio. A past fellow with the Sarasota, Aspen, Brevard, and Hot Springs Summer Music Festivals, Ms. Galick is an active orchestral and chamber musician. She has appeared with the Houston Grand Opera and the Louisiana Philharmonic during their regular seasons, and performed with the Trade Winds Quintet as a guest artist lecture-recitalist at the Wright State University 2015 Double Reed Festival.

An enthusiastic educator, Ms. Galick currently holds faculty positions at The British International School of Houston and the Belvoir Terrace Summer Performing Arts Camp, and previously at Cook Middle School, The Village School and the Vivaldi Music Academy. She studied as a Brown Scholar at Rice University, where she taught elementary musicianship classes in the Young Children’s Division and developed a similar kindergarten program at The Village School. She now teaches K-3 general music at The British School, in collaboration with the Juilliard-Nord Anglia Performing Arts Program — a new program seeking to inspire and equip students with creativity, curiosity and cultural literacy in accordance with the Juilliard philosophy.

An experienced outreach advocate, Ms. Galick coordinated the Shepherd School Just 4 U Music Program (JUMP!) while pursuing her master’s degree. She has performed in many outreach concert settings and has also organized her own elementary school outreach projects, including an experiment fusing music and art. Recently, she completed a certificate in Social Entrepreneurship, Teaching Artistry, and Orchestral Leadership with the Global Leaders Program of the Youth Orchestra of the Americas in partnership with McGill University and the University of Oxford. The program has sent her on teaching missions to the Esperanza Azteca centers of Guanajuato, Mexico and to Saint Croix, of the US Virgin Islands.

Originally from Pennsylvania, Ms. Galick completed her master’s degree at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music. She holds a bachelor’s degree in both music education and performance from the University of Michigan. Her principal teachers include Leone Buyse and Amy Porter.