Amanda Page Smith is the Lower School Music Teacher at The Buckley School for boys in New York City, and the Parish Choir Director at Christ Church Methodist, NYC. For 15 years prior, she served as Director of Children’s Music at the Brick Presbyterian Church and the Brick Church Preschool in NYC. Ms. Smith holds an M.M.E from Westminster Choir College, a B.M in Vocal Music Education from St. Olaf College, Kodály Music Education certification from New York University, and Music Together Certification.
Amanda is a writer for the Growing in Grace curriculum and leads workshops and festivals throughout the United States. In 2006 she was named one of five “Outstanding Choir Leaders” by Choristers Guild, which led to a team role in the development of the Choristers Guild Institute and ten years on the CGI faculty. She has published articles on early childhood music education through MENC and the Early Childhood Music and Movement Association (ECMMA), and contributed to the book “Learning from Children: Research in Early Childhood Music” (Rowan & Littlefield, 2011). Amanda lives in Manhattan with her husband, violinist Justin Smith, and their two school-aged children.