Amy Woody

Lecturer in Wind Studies

Director of Athletic Bands


Wind Studies, Conducting and Ensembles

Contact Information

Office Location: 
Murchison Performing Arts Ctr
Office #: 
Annex 110B

Amy Woody is Lecturer in Wind Studies and Director of Athletic Bands. She has completed coursework toward a doctor of musical arts in conducting with a related filed in clarinet performance from the University of North Texas. Her teachers include Eugene Migliaro Corporon, Andrew Trachsel and Daniel Cook. Prior to UNT, Ms. Woody served as the Director of Bands (2014–2021) and Associate Director of Bands (2007–2014) at John H. Guyer High School in Denton, TX.  The Guyer Wind Ensemble was named a Commended Winner in the 2021 Mark of Excellence New Music Category, a 2018 Mark of Excellence National Winner, and a 2018 Western International Band Conference Invited Ensemble in Seattle, Washington.

Currently, she serves as the Chief Programs Officer for the Lone Star Wind Orchestra (LSWO), a professional wind band based in the DFW metroplex. She has performed in the clarinet section of the Lone Star Wind Orchestra since the fall of 2008.  In her time with the ensemble she performed at the International Midwest Band and Orchestra Conference, International Women’s Brass Conference (IWBC), World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles (WASBE), Texas Bandmasters Association (TBA), Clarinetfest, the OU Clarinet Symposium as well as other professional engagements in the DFW Area. Ms. Woody’s past performance engagements include the Richardson Symphony Orchestra, Waco Symphony Orchestra, and Oswego Opera Orchestra.

Ms. Woody is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music (master of music in clarinet performance) and Baylor University (bachelor of music education).