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Amanda Sage

Adjunct Instructor of Flute

Contact Information

OFFICE: D'Angelo 34
PHONE: 814-824-2394
About Amanda Sage

    M.M., Flute Performance, Duquesne University

    B.M., Music Education, Seton Hill University

    MUS 171/271/371/471: Flute

    MUS 145/245/345/445: Flute Ensemble

    Amanda Sage is a flutist and private teacher from the Greater Pittsburgh area.  She has performed in various solo, chamber, and larger ensemble roles in a variety of venues throughout the Pittsburgh area, including the woodwind quartet, Bel Suono Ensemble, of which she is a founding member.  An advocate of early music and historical performance, Amanda also plays the baroque flute.  She has performed in masterclasses for baroque flutists Kim Pineda, Janet See, Barthold Kuijken, and Claire Guimond.

    Beyond music, Amanda is a Certified Personal Trainer and Corrective Exercise Specialist through the National Academy of Sports Medicine, a Certified Nutrition Coach through Precision Nutrition, and is currently working toward a Physical Therapist Assistant license through the Community College of Allegheny County.  She strives to incorporate her knowledge of health and fitness into her teaching, especially stressing the importance of proper alignment, breath, and injury prevention with her students.

    “Flute Fundamentals from a Performance Health Perspective”

    Workshop Presentation/Lecture

    • Seton Hill University, July 2023

    “Back to Basics: Flute Pedagogy Bootcamp”

    Workshop Presentation/Lecture

    • Seton Hill University, March 2022

    “Performance Health for Flutists II: Focus on Flexibility”

    Workshop Presentation/Lecture

    • Mid-Atlantic Flute Convention, February 2021
    • National Flute Association Convention, August 2021

    “Performance Health for Flutists: Exercises and Techniques for Staying Strong and Injury-Free” Workshop Presentation/Lecture

    • National Flute Association, Fall Virtual Workshop Event, October 30, 2022
    • Flute Center of New York, Teacher Spotlight Virtual Event, October 16, 2022
    • San Diego Flute Guild, Virtual Spring Flute Festival, May 15, 2022
    • Mercyhurst University, January 25, 2022
    • National Flute Association Convention, Virtual Event, August 14, 2021
    • Florida Flute Association, January 30, 2021
    • Texas Lutheran University, September 17, 2020
    • Texas Flute Society Virtual Flute Festival, May 23, 2020
    • Seton Hill University, February 3, 2020
    • Mercyhurst University, January 28, 2020
    • Flute Society of Greater Philadelphia, West Chester University  March 2, 2019
    • Mid-Atlantic Flute Convention, Reston VA  February 19, 2017
    • National Flute Association Convention, Minneapolis, MN  August 12, 2017