Amy Jennings grew
up in West Auckland, New Zealand, where music was a major part of
her life. From a young age Amy was involved in the West Auckland Accordion
Orchestra, and performed on many occasions as a soloist. Playing the
accordion has been Amys motivation to her compositions.|
Amy studied music at Otago University, graduating with a BSc and Diploma
for Graduates in music. Living on Stewart Island , attending the Nelson
Composers workshops, and cycling through some of NZ most spectacular
scenery has been an inspiration to Amys compositions.
Amy has written music for a variety of instruments and has had pieces
Amy was awarded the Cecil Smith Trophy from the NZ Accordion Association for all her compositions that were performed during the NZ Accordion Championships and Festival. Held in Auckland on Queens Birthday weekend.