AMY CAMUS, cellist, is an active performer in the New York metropolitan area. A founding member of the Cremona String Quartet, she performed in Northeastern USA with the quartet for seventeen years. Ms. Camus performed with the Long Island String Quartet for 7 years performing an average of 15 concerts per year, including chamber music for adult audiences and young people’s concerts. She is currently a member of the Rivertown String Quartet.
Ms. Camus has performed with many of New York’s orchestras, including the Long Island Philharmonic (charter member), the Queens Symphony Orchestra (assistant principal cellist), Dance Theater of Harlem, National Grand Opera and New York Grand Opera Orchestras, the New York Pops and the NY Gilbert and Sullivan Players orchestra. She also performs on the bass viola da gamba and baroque cello, and has recorded several rare Baroque works for two sopranos and basso continuo for the Newport Classics label.
Ms. Camus is co-editor with Myron Rosenblum of a string trio by Alessandro Rolla, and editor of five works for cello and piano by the 19th-early 20th century American composer, Amy Cheney Beach. She teaches cello at Nassau Community College and is an adjunct Assistant Professor at Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York where she teaches music history, opera, and elementary theory.
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