Amy Butler has been on the Cellospeak faculty since 2011. A graduate of the Eastman School of Music, she studied with Orlando Cole, Paul Katz and Steven Doane and spent four intense summers at Tanglewood where she played in masterclasses for Yo-yo Ma and performed under such conductors as Seiji Ozawa, Kurt Masur and Leonard Bernstein. Ms. Butler has been a member of the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra, the Mclean Orchestra and the IBIS Chamber Music Society and has performed in the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Harrisburg Symphony, the Philadelphia Orchestra and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra. Most recently, she has performed in the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra at Lincoln Center. Ms. Butler is a member of Trio of Two, which performs an eclectic mix of duos and trios throughout New Jersey where she lives with her family and her dogs. She plays on a Rafael and Antonio Gagliano cello made in Napoli in 1807.