Amy He is a student at UC Berkeley, studying applied mathematics with a minor in music. Amy has been playing violin for over ten years, and is well-versed in both soloistic and ensemble playing.
Throughout her musical career, Amy has won competitions including the SF International Innovative Music Competition, HNU Concerto Competition, East Coast International Competition, and the Junior Bach Festival. Amy was the 2023 recipient of the Albert Vertchamp Endowed Scholarship, granted by the UC Riverside Department of Music, which awards a student violinist for musical excellence.
Amy is currently a member of the UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra, and has previously served as co-concertmaster of the UC Riverside Orchestra, and first violinist in the Oakland Symphony Youth Orchestra. She has attended the Advanced Suzuki Institute at Stanford University, in which she was selected for the Honors Recital and chamber music program, for a masterclass with professional violinist Nigel Armstrong, and coaching sessions with the renowned Verona String Quartet. She has performed in numerous string quartets, duets, and chamber ensembles, and has been specially selected to perform in advanced ensembles requiring exceptional skill.
Amy is a founding member of Melody Connects, a nonprofit organization established by the students of James Choi Violin Studio, dedicated to enriching the lives of others by sharing musical gifts.
Amy hopes that through teaching, she will equip younger students with the tools to become more outstanding violinists with a stronger dedication and appreciation for music.