Northern Arizona University
Amy Bennett, a former camper and counselor at NAU music camp, is currently in her sixteenth year of teaching with Gilbert Public Schools. She has been the Director of Orchestras at Highland Junior High since the school's opening in 1998 as well as the Assistant Orchestra Director at Highland High School. Mrs. Bennett earned her Bachelor of Music Education and Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance from Northern Arizona University and her Master of Music Education degree from Arizona State University. For the past ten years, Mrs. Bennett has been the Division III conductor of the Metropolitan Youth Symphony in Mesa, Arizona. In 2009, she received the O.M. Hartsell Excellence in Teaching Award from the Arizona Music Educators Association.