Arrington serves as faculty collaborative pianist at the
Kansas State University School of Music, Theatre, and Dance.
She maintains an active performing career collaborating with
faculty artists, guest artists, and students in over 70
concerts each year. Arrington has also presented concerts with
K-State Choirs, Wind Ensemble, Opera Workshop, and Konza Wind
Quintet. During Fall 2010, Amanda performed Kimberly Archer’s
Concerto for Piano and Wind Orchestra with the K-State Wind
Ensemble. In addition to her work with K-State soloists and
ensembles, she has presented concerts with mezzo-soprano Nancy
Maultsby, cellist Jacques Lee Wood, mezzo-soprano Tracelyn
Gesteland, oboist William McMullen, and tenor Daniel Anderson.
She is an advocate of new music, having premiered works
nationally and internationally. In Fall 2012, she will
premiere composer Craig Weston’s Intensity 8.5 at
the Wichita Art Museum with saxophonist Anna Marie Wytko.
Arrington has also enjoyed serving as pianist for many local
engagements, including the Hale Library Concert Series, KCDA
All-State Women’s Choir, K-State’s Summer Choral Institute,
Manhattan Parks and Recreation Department Summer Musicals,
K-State’s Young People’s Concerts, Manhattan’s Summer Chorus,
and an annual Messiah Sing-Along for community members. Amanda
holds degrees in Music Education from Kansas State University
and Piano Pedagogy from the University of Central Missouri.
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