Amanda Drish

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Beginning Strings & Community Connections Manager, Project Encore Director

BM – Coe College

Amanda Drish grew up in Washington, Iowa. She began violin lessons at the age of four in the Suzuki method while taking lessons at Preucil School of Music in Iowa City.  Amanda attended Coe College in Cedar Rapids, IA where she received her Bachelor of Music in violin performance with secondary instruments in piano and voice. During her time at Coe she soloed with the orchestra and jazz band on violin in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Vienna and Prague. She is also registered with the Suzuki Association of the Americas in Every Child Can and Book 1 violin.  Amanda has also recorded with local musicians and enjoys doing gigs with local bands.

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