About Dr. Amanda Vick Lethco
Dr. Amanda Vick Lethco co-authored the world-renowned piano method, Alfred's Basic Piano Library, with Dr. Willard Palmer and Morton Manus. Dr. Lethco studied at Juilliard with James Friskin, at Chicago Musical College with Rudolph Ganz, at Columbia University with Douglas Moore and in Houston with Ruth Barr. She is Professor Emeritus of Piano Pedagogy at the University of Texas at Austin.From Northwestern University Dr. Lethco holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Piano Performance, a Master of Music degree in Piano Performance and a Bachelor of Music Education degree. She also holds an honorary Doctor of Humanities degree from Whitworth College in Brookhaven, Mississippi.
In addition to workshops on numerous college and university campuses, Dr. Lethco has played recitals throughout the United States. She has been a clinician at many conventions throughout the United States and has conducted workshops in Europe, Canada, Japan, Hong Kong, Korea, New Zealand, Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, Thailand and Indonesia.
Dr. Lethco has taught privately in New York City, San Antonio, Austin and Houston. With Dr. Willard Palmer, she is co-author of Creating Music at the Piano. Dr. Lethco is listed in the International Who's Who of Musicians and in the World Who's Who of Women.