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Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music


D.M.A. in Viola Performance, University of North Texas
M.M. in Viola Performance, The Cleveland Institute of Music
B.M. in Viola Performance, Texas Tech University

Phone: (940) 898-2500

Amber Sander is currently the Adjunct Instructor of Viola at Texas Women’s University. She has previously taught at leading music schools including the Cleveland Institute of Music Preparatory School, and the University of North Texas where she held a teaching fellowship. She enjoys working with students of all ages and abilities and regularly serves as an instructor for schools and youth symphonies in the Dallas area.

Dr. Sander has extensive experience as an orchestral musician and has performed with orchestras throughout the United States. She currently plays with the Abilene Philharmonic, the Shreveport Symphony, the Lawton Philharmonic, and the Lyric Stage. She has a strong commitment to community engagement and was a founding member of the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra String Quartet, which specializes in outreach performances for underserved children and adults in the West Texas region.

Dr. Sander holds a Bachelor of Music degree in viola performance from Texas Tech University, a Master of Music degree in viola performance from the Cleveland Institute of Music, and has studied at the Aspen Music Festival. Her principal teachers have included: Susan Dubois, Jeffery Irvine, Ralph Fielding, Setareh Beheshti, and Mark Neumann.

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