Amanda P. graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Music degree in piano performance from James Madison University, where she studied with Dr. Gabriel Dobner. She has collaborated with various instrumentalists and vocalists, including the JMU Percussion Ensemble and taken masterclasses with Jean-Paul Sevilla, Ludmila Lazar, and others. Additionally, Amanda pursued advanced studies in music theory, history, and piano literature. She joined the piano and keyboard faculty of HAA in 2009, teaching piano lessons to students
of all ages.