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Kenneth Amis

Tuba | Chamber Music Faculty

Kenneth (Ken) Amis earned his B.M. in composition from Boston University (BU) and his M.M. in composition from the New England Conservatory (NEC).

Amis is a former member of the Tanglewood Festival Orchestra and the New World Symphony and soloist with the English Chamber Orchestra. He has served on the faculty of BU, BU Tanglewood Institute, the Conservatory of Music at Lynn University and the Pacific Music Festival in Japan. In 2003, he received the NEC’s Outstanding Alumni Award. Amis is currently a member of the Empire Brass Quintet and the Palm Beach Opera Orchestra, and the assistant conductor for the MIT Wind Ensemble. He is an active composer and has been commissioned to write for Symphony Hall, NEC Wind Ensemble and the University of Scranton, among many others. He has also taken commissions/residences with the Boston Classical Orchestra, NEC, the Massachusetts instrumental conductors association and Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston.

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