Born: July 12, 1979
Amy Ward Choate earned her Bachelor of Music degree in Jazz Studies at Brigham Young University, where she studied piano with Stephan Lindeman and jazz pedagogy and performance with Ray Smith. While at BYU, she was the pianist for the West Side Jazz Quartet, which was named First Place Collegiate Combo at the International Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival. She also toured Holland, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, France, and Italy as pianist for BYU's top big band Synthesis, performing for the World Exposition and the Umbria and Montreux Jazz Festivals. Amy presented BYU's first Jazz Studies Major Recital and established the format used as the current model for all jazz major recitals...
Willing to teachAdvanced students only.