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Amber Ferenz (born 1972) is an American musician, music educator and composer.
Amber Ferenz graduated with a bachelor's degree in bassoon performance from the North Carolina School of the Arts, and a Master of Fine Arts in orchestral performance from the California Institute of the Arts, and she studied with Mark Popkin, Julie Feves and Steven Dibner. After completing her studies, she worked as a bassonist, becoming principal bassonist of the Fayetteville Symphony, and the second bassoonist with the Asheville Symphony. She has also taught bassoon at California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo, California Institute of the Arts, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and Wake Forest University.
Ferenz is also a violinist and has been a fellow at the Aspen Music Festival. She is a founding member of the Los Angeles-based chamber music collective inauthentica and has performed with the Open Dream Ensemble.
Ferenz composes mainly for solo bassoon and chamber ensemble. Selected works include:ice cream truck, for bassoon quartet
Songs for Wicked children
los angeles sketches for 4 bassoons