Miss. Amy C. Collyer-Holmes

Cello Teacher

Amy Collyer-Holmes

SAA Member


Saint John's, NL, Canada
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Amy Collyer-Holmes, a cellist originally from Toronto, has made Newfoundland her home since 2016. A Tuckamore Young Artist Program alumna, she performs regularly with the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra, Opera on the Avalon, the Strong Harbour Strings Collective, and the Watershed Ensemble. Amy received her Bachelor of Music from Queen’s University studying with Wolf Tormann, and completed her Master of Music in Cello Performance & Pedagogy at Memorial University under the direction of Vernon Regehr. In her time at Queen’s Amy acted as Musical Director for Queen’s Players, Blue Canoe Productions, and Queen’s Musical Theatre. During her studies at Memorial, she joined Dr. Christine Carter’s work in performance psychology research, and completed the review of a provincial syllabus for music festivals in Newfoundland and Labrador. In addition to performing and teaching in St. John’s, Amy works as an arts administrator and researcher, and can be found enjoying the outdoors in her spare time.