I am a professional violinist. I can provide whatever kind of music you want for your special event. I also play in a string duo, string trio, and string quartet. I'm happy to customize my music to fit your needs!
Amanda was easy to work with and was able to play every song we requested at our ceremony. She is very talented and made our special day perfect!
You did a beautiful job! Wish I could have met you! Thank you!
Amanda was such a pleasure to work with for our wedding! She was very helpful, knowledgeable, kind, patient and professional! I would recommend her talent to anyone I know! Thank you Amanda for helping us celebrate our special day!!
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Amanda Walvoord Dykhouse began to study the violin at age 5 with Ellen Rizner. She went on to graduate from Interlochen Arts Academy and attend Oberlin Conservatory in Ohio. In 1995 she graduated with highest honors from Rice University in Houston, Texas, with degrees in music and religious studies. She pursued further training at the Meadowmount School of Music and Music Academy of the West. Her primary teacher was Kathleen Winkler. She subsequently pursued a Master of Divinity at Western Theological Seminary in Holland, after which she served as a pastor in Holland for four years.
Amanda is currently the concertmaster of the Holland Symphony Orchestra and the principal second violin of the West Michigan Symphony in Muskegon. She performs frequently throughout the area, including several appearances as a soloist with the Holland Symphony Orchestra. She also plays regularly on the Free@3 recital series (formerly Herrick Library Chamber Music Series) and the Chamber Music Festival of Saugatuck. She maintains a violin studio in Holland. Her students have won numerous local awards, including the Holland Symphony Orchestra’s concerto competition, have appeared on the NPR program, “From the Top,” and have been admitted into highly competitive undergraduate music programs.
Past Booked Events
|August 30, 2018 • 6:30pm - 7:00pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|August 25, 2018 • 1:30pm - 3:30pm||Wedding Ceremony|
|July 29, 2018 • 5:00pm - 6:30pm||Wedding Reception|
|June 30, 2018 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm||Wedding Ceremony|
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