Amy Burgess

Amy Burgess is a composer/lyricist. Recent Theatre: “Elevator Heart,” Tisch New Musicals workshop (2016), Queens Council on the Arts Grant (2016), concerts at Dixon Place (2015, 2016); “Under My Skin,” choreography by Clare Cook, Dance Now NYC, Joe’s Pub (2014); “Show Me Real” with Clare Cook Dance Theatre, NYMF (2012), Tada! Theater (2012). Choral Commissions (Selection): for the Portland Symphonic Girlchoir: “We Will Speak” (2017); “Look To This Day” (2016); “Dreamer of Dreams” (2014). Other Choral Commissions: “A Day In The Life” for the Marian Singers, Portland, OR (2013); “She Holds Fire in Her Hands” and “I Have Come To Cast Fire” commissioned for Oregon’s 150th Anniversary Celebration, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Portland, OR (2009). Composer-in-Residence, Portland Symphonic Girlchoir (2014, 2016, 2017). Amy writes and sings in the band Two Sheets To the Wind with Joel Waggoner ( Alum of the Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program at NYU.