Amy Hoffman Hughley
ASSOCIATE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR – DIRECTING MASTER CHORALE, ANDERSON AREA YOUTH CHORALE
Amy Hoffman Hughley is the Associate Artistic Director of the Indianapolis Children’s Choir. Since joining the ICC staff in 2013 she holds artistic and administrative duties, directing Master Chorale (ICC’s high school division), directing the Anderson Area Youth Chorale, overseeing artistic staff, and assisting Artistic Director Joshua Pedde. In addition to her roles at ICC, she teaches private piano lessons. She has also served as Visiting Assistant Professor of Music at DePauw University, and as an adjunct faculty member at Butler University.
Mrs. Hughley has served on the board of the Indiana Choral Directors Association (ICDA), as president of the Georgia American Choral Directors Association (ACDA), as Honor Choir Coordinator for the Midwestern ACDA Division, and as Repertoire and Standards Chair for Men’s Choirs for Georgia ACDA. She has been a choral clinician and adjudicator for honor choirs and festivals throughout Indiana and Georgia. She also taught high school choral music in Georgia for 14 years, where she directed five choirs and taught both Advanced Placement Music Theory and International Baccalaureate Music. In 2011, she was named Riverwood High School’s Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Hughley’s choral articles have appeared in national and state ACDA publications.
Mrs. Hughley’s choirs have been selected to perform at the ICDA Conference, the American Choral Directors Association (ACDA) Southern Division Conference, and the Georgia Music Educators (GMEA) In Service Convention.
She received her Master of Music Education from the University of Georgia and her Bachelor of Music degrees in Music Education and Piano Pedagogy from Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey. During her undergraduate studies, she was a three-year member of the Westminster Choir under the direction of Joseph Flummerfelt, where she toured to Korea, Taiwan, and France, and sang in many of the operas performed at the Spoleto USA Festival in Charleston, South Carolina. She studied piano with Ingrid Jacobson Clarfield, voice with Laura Brooks Rice, and conducting with Joseph Flummerfelt, James Jordan, Andrew Megill, Allen Crowell and Melanie Jacobson. She has led seminars on piano music at Westminster Choir College, and she taught High School Piano Camp at Westminster Choir College for eight summers.
Mrs. Hughley lives in Indianapolis with her husband, Brad and her daughter, Katharine.