Hideko Amano - Katsma

  • Associate Lecturer
  • Music Department
  • BM, New England Conservatory of Music, 1995
  • EMAIL: amanokat@uwp.edu
Flutist Hideko Amano was born in Japan and came to the United States at the age of 12. Upon arriving in America, she began studying flute under Ms. Susan Levitin, and soon won many young artist competition awards. Her performance debut occurred in 1990 at the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Hall (Symphony Center), where she performed as a soloist for Chaminade’s Concertino for Flute and Orchestra. In 1995, she earned a bachelor’s degree in music from the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, where she studied under the prominent flutist Ms. Paula Robison. In 1996, she gave a joint performance with Ms. Robison in a concert series for the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art. From 1995 to 1998, Ms. Amano continued her musical education in Europe at the l’Ecole Normale de Paris, where she studied under Mr. Mathieu Dufour, who joined the Chicago Symphony Orchestra as principal flutist. In addition to her performing career, Ms. Amano also maintains a growing private studio. Her students have won competitions including the Union League Competition, SAM, Chicago Flute Club, Chicago Symphony Youth Concerto Competitions, and many others; and went on to study at major universities. She has students who attended and attending Juilliard, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Illinois, Northwestern University, Cleveland Institute, and Indiana University.
MUSA 160 - Applied Flute
MUSA 161 - Applied Flute
MUSA 260 - Applied Flute
MUSA 261 - Applied Flute
MUSA 360 - Applied Flute
MUSA 361 - Applied Flute
MUSA 460 - Applied Flute
MUSA 461 - Applied Flute
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