Amanda Lowry is a performer and improviser, a composer and sound designer, a singer-songwriter, and an arts administrator. She was the 1st-prize winner of the 2018 Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber Orchestra Concerto Competition.
Her flute playing focuses on improvisation, contemporary music, and extended playing techniques, and she has commissioned and premiered many new works. As a composer, Amanda writes primarily electronic and electroacoustic music, in collaborative settings such as theatre, performance art, and installations. She has studied composition with Norbert Palej, Glenn Buhr, Linda Catlin Smith, and Peter Hatch.
Amanda is currently pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts in flute performance at the University of Toronto, studying with Camille Watts. She holds an M.Mus. (Composition) from the University of Toronto, as well as a Chamber Music Diploma and an Honours B.Mus. (Composition/Improvisation and Performance) from WLU.