Amy Greenhalgh

viola, violin, arranger

Amy Greenhalgh studied at Oxford University and went on to postgraduate education at the Royal College of Music. After college, Amy performed chamber and orchestral music throughout Europe with various ensembles including the London Philharmonic Orchestra, and recorded for labels such as Decca and Deutsche Grammophon. A founding member of the Symposia String Quartet, Amy toured across Britain, France, and Spain.


Following a European career, Amy moved to Chile, South America, after winning the principal viola position with the Philharmonic Orchestra of Santiago. The role involved leading operas, ballets, and symphony concerts. Additionally, Amy taught at the University Mayor, was violist and arranger of the Ensamble Filarmónico, and served as principal viola of the Chilean-German Chamber Orchestra.


Amy is a skilled arranger, working across various genres. Their arrangements have been performed by groups including the Crystal Palace String Quartet in London and the Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus of Chile. Amy also arranged music for cumbia band and orchestra, and created and designed outreach concerts for the Municipal Theater in Santiago, Chile. 


Amy relocated to St. Louis in 2015, is the Director of Strings and Lecturer at Washington University in St. Louis, and regularly substitutes with the St. Louis Symphony. Amy is passionate about creating a diverse and inclusive learning environment and has collaborated with local organizations to bring cultural experiences to the community. Amy is a doctoral candidate in higher education leadership at Maryville University.