Amy Wilson is a promising young conductor who has conducted orchestras throughout the United States, Mexico, and Europe. Currently, she is the Conductor of the Mercer / Macon Symphony Youth Orchestra and the Assistant Conductor of the Atlanta Philharmonic Orchestra. For two seasons she was the Apprentice Conductor of the Macon Symphony Orchestra and the Graduate Teaching Assistant for the Mercer University Orchestra. This past summer Robert Spano invited her to observe the Aspen Music Festival and School and to study with him. In May of 2010, she graduated with her second Master of Music degree in orchestral conducting from Mercer University. Recently, she guest conducted the Ocmulgee Symphony Orchestra, the Warner Robins Air Force Band, the Atlanta Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Yakima Symphony Chamber Orchestra.
Teachers who have instructed Ms. Wilson include such distinguished conductors as Robert Spano, Adrian Gnam,Gustav Meier, Jesús López-Cobos, Anshel Brusilow, and Wayne Wyman. She earned her Bachelor of Music degree in clarinet performance at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music; and she received her first Master of Music degree in orchestral conducting from the University of North Texas. While at the University of North Texas she conducted the University of North Texas Repertoire Orchestra and the Flower Mound Progressive Orchestra. She has also been the assistant conductor of the Harrisburg Opera and the assistant conductor for the Greater Baltimore Youth Orchestras.Ms. Wilson’s career goals include conducting professional orchestras and operas, as well as teaching conducting to upcoming generations.