Amador has been teaching strings in the Omaha Public Schools for
several years. Currently, she is teaching at Catlin Arts Magnet. Previously, she was
the strings teacher at Boyd, Liberty, Masters, Pinewood and Walnut Hill
Elementary Schools. She is a native of Moline, Illinois but has lived
in Omaha for more than 20 years. The Universities of Iowa and Michigan,
as well as the University of Nebraska Omaha are her alma maters.
has enjoyed playing violin with many orchestras including the Omaha
Symphony and with the Nova String Quartet. Making music is her lifelong
passion. Teaching strings gives her an exciting outlet to pass along
this passion to future generations of musicians.
Mrs. Amador loves living in Omaha with her husband and two daughters who all keep very busy. Mr. Amador plays
violin in the Omaha Symphony. He also has an immense amount of
knowledge about cars and has learned even more replacing the engine in
his 1988 Mustang.
Their eldest daughter is majoring in violin performance at the
University of Michigan. Their youngest daughter is in high school and
has found her passion in playing tennis and learning Japanese.
These are the days that your class needs to bring instruments and music to school:
2nd and 3rd grade violin classes
Cycle Days 1,3,5,7,9,: Mitzel A and B, Hetletvedt A and Keenan A
Cycle Days 2,4,6,8,10: Mitzel C, Hetletvedt B and C and Keenan B
Cycle Days 1 and 6: Violin A
Cycle Days 2 and 7: Violin B
Cycle Days 3 and 8: Viola
Cycle Days 4 and 9: Cello and string bass
Cycle Days 5 and 10: All 4th grade string players
5th and 6th grade Elective Days are Cycle Days 1,4,6,9