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Amy Matias

Lebanon High School, Bellbrook high School, Rhythm X
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Amy attended the University of Michigan where she earned her bachelors in Elementary Education with a focus on Language Arts and reading instruction. She currently works with kindergarten-2nd graders in Kettering, Ohio. She also teaches the front ensembles at numerous high schools in the Dayton area including Lebanon, Bellbrook, and Centerville. Amy has been teaching high school front ensembles for the past 6 years in Illinois, Michigan, and Ohio. Beyond the scholastic level, Amy teaches the Blue Knights Drum and Bugle Corps and Rhythm X.

As a performer, Amy has 8 years of WGI experience. She began in 2006 with L.e.a.P., a Percussion Independent Open group. She played vibraphone and marimba for the 2006-2009 seasons while also playing snare in her high school marching band. In 2010, Amy moved to Michigan for college but continued her WGI career playing vibraphone and marimba for Northcoast Academy. In 2013, Amy aged out playing marimba with Rhythm X. During the summers of 2011 and 2012, Amy performed in the front ensemble with the Bluecoats Drum and Bugle Corps. Amy is honored to be joining the Innovative Percussion family