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Amanda Markwick received both a double Bachelor’s degree (Modern Flute/French Language and Literature) and a Master’s degree (Early Music) from Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.A.  Her flute professors included Kate Lukas, Thomas Robertello, and Barbara Kallaur.  Awarded a Huygens scholarship by the Dutch Ministry for Education, Culture, and Science, to attend the Koninklijk Conservatorium in the Hague, the Netherlands, Amanda completed her second Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Renaissance, Baroque, and Classical flutes with Kate Clark, Wilbert Hazelzet, and Barthold Kuijken.

Amanda has performed with, among others, the Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra; the Bach Orchestra of the Netherlands; the Hong Kong Early Music Society; the Rheinische Kantorei and Das Kleine Konzert; die Hannoversche Hofkapelle; the Hannoversche Hofkapelle; die Lautten Compagney; and Cantus Cölln.  She is an active member of several chamber music ensembles.  With Barcelona Barroc, she has given chamber music and orchestral concerts in the Netherlands, Spain, and Sweden.  With Prima Prattica, a mixed consort focusing on Renaissance music, she has toured in England, Germany, and the Netherlands.  With Ensemble Eloquentia, The Royal Windplayers, and Trio Delta, she performs chamber music of the Classical period.  As a member of Il Sussurro, she explores the quiet and nuanced colors of the early Classical flute in combination with clavichord.

Amanda has also participated in the Bloomington Early Music Festival, in Bloomington, Indiana, the U.S.A.; the International Harp Convention in Prague, the Czech Republic; the Corso Internazionale di Musica Antica in Urbino, Italy; the Casa de Mateus Festival in Vila Real, Portugal; the Festival Internacional de Musica de Cadaques in Cadaques, Spain; the 3rd Festival Internacional de Música Clásica de Ribadeo, Spain; the Utrecht Early Music Festival Fringe Concerts in Utrecht, the Netherlands; the Köthener Bachfesttage, in Köthen, Germany; and the Trigonale Festival der Alten Musik, in Austria.

Amanda lives and teaches in Berlin, Germany.

CONTACT

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Education

2006 – 2008  Master of Music, Koninklijk Conservatorium, Den Haag, the Netherlands

  • Specialized in Classical Flutes

2002 – 2006  Bachelor of Music, Koninklijk Conservatorium, Den Haag, the Netherlands

  • Specialized in Baroque and Renaissance Flutes

1999 – 2001  Master of Music in Early Music Performance Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA

  • Specialized in Baroque Flute

1995 – 1999  Bachelor of Science in Music and an Outside Field, with High Distinction; Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA

  • Specialized in Modern Flute Performance and French

 Recent Awards

2008  Huygens Scholarship

  • Awarded through the Dutch Ministry for Education, Culture, and Science

 Instructors

2006 – 2008  Kate Clark, Wilbert Hazelzet, Barthold Kuijken: Professors of Traverso, Koninklijk Conservatorium, Den Haag, the Netherlands

2002 – 2006  Kate Clark: Professor of Traverso, Koninklijk Conservatorium, Den Haag, the Netherlands

1997 – 2001  Barbara Kallaur: Professor of Baroque Flute, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA

1998 – 1999  Thomas Robertello: Professor of Flute, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA

1995 – 1998  Kathryn Lukas: Professor of Flute, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA

Professional Memberships

2010 – current  Trio Delta, chamber music with classical/romantic guitar and violin

2009 – current  Ensemble Eloquentia, chamber music with fortepiano

2007 – current  Il Sussurro, chamber music with clavichord

2007 – current  Quartet Almaviva, classical wind quartet

2005 – 2012  The Bach Orchestra of The Netherlands

2005 – current  Prima Prattica, a mixed consort focusing on Renaissance music

2003 – current  Barcelona Barroc, an early music ensemble specializing in chamber music

 Professional Performance Experience (Selections)

2014 Cantus Cölln, tour in Spain and Russia

2014 Die Lautten Compagney, 4 Passions of CPE Bach

2013 Hannoversche Hofkapelle and the Knabenchor Hannover, recording of Bach’s Markus-Passion

2012 Chamber music concert with harpsichordist Yonit Kosovske at the Irish World Academy, Limerick, Ireland

2011 Cantus Cölln, Bach’s B-minor Mass, Tour in the Netherlands

2010 Cantus Cölln, Bach’s Johannespassion at Köthener Bachfesttage, Köthen, Germany; and at  Trigonale, Festival der Alten Musik, Maria Saal, Austria

2010 Il Sussurro, Utrecht Early Music Festival, Fringe concert, Utrecht, the Netherlands

2009 Rheinische Kantorei and Das Kleine Konzert, Weihnachtsoratorium, Weingarten, Germany

2009 Ensemble Eloquentia, Utrecht Early Music Festival, Fringe concert, Utrecht, the Netherlands

2008  Barcelona Barroc, Spanish tour – Girona, Ribadeo, and Vilallonga del Ter, Spain

2007  Ensemble Lyrique, at Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

2006  Prima Prattica, tours in the Netherlands, England, and Germany

2006  Barcelona Barroc, XXXV Festival Internacional de Música da Cadequés, Spain

2005 – 2012 The Bach Orchestra of the Netherlands, tours throughout the Netherlands

Other Professional Experience (Selections)

2014  Artland (now: Bauhinia Musik Haus), Hong Kong

  • Flute lessons
  • English lessons
  • French lessons

2012  Irish World Academy, University of Limerick

  • Lecture and open conversation: “The Baroque Flute and the Irish Traditional Flute, a Conversation”, with Irish traditional flutist Niall Keegan

2006-2007  Quality Control for traverso builder Simon Polak, the Netherlands

2006-current  Private Tutor for English as a Second Languague (ESL)

  • Business English
  • IB English
  • Conversation and Pronunciation
  • TOEFL preparation
  • General English homework
  • Outlines and essay writing
  • Analysis of literature and poetry

2002  Executive Assistant for the Bloomington Early Music Festival, Bloomington, IN, USA

  • Coordinated festival activities / Aided group selection for festival
  • Developed festival database
  • Supervised festival music sales

2001 – 2002  Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA

  • Led a masterclass on French Baroque Music to traverso students
  • Coached modern flutists on Baroque style

1998-current  Private Flute Teacher, USA, the Netherlands, Germany

  • Teaching modern flute and historical flutes to students of all levels

 Festivals and Competitions

2010  Trigonale, Festival der Alten Musik, Maria Saal, Austria

2010  23. Köthener Bachfesttage, Köthen, Germany

2009- 2010 Utrecht Early Music Festival, Fringe concerts, Utrecht, the Netherlands

2008  3rd Festival Internacional de Música Clásica de Ribadeo, Spain

2007  Wettbewerb um den Gebrueder-Graun-Preis, Bad Liebenwerda, Germany

2006  Festival Internacional de Música da Cadequés, Spain

2005  Corso Internazionale di Musica Antica, Urbino, Italy

Language Experience

English:  Native, Fluent Speaking/Reading/Writing

French, German, Dutch: Working Proficiency for Speaking/Reading/Writing

References

Available upon request