Dr. Jennifer Amox, Associate Professor of Flute and Music Theory at Henderson State University, teaches applied flute, music theory, woodwind methods, and Humanities, in addition to directing the HSU Flutes ensemble and serving as the music theory coordinator. She is a 2019 recipient of the Ellis College Faculty Excellence in Service Award. Prior to joining the faculty at HSU, she taught band and choir in the North Little Rock and Pasadena (TX) school districts and flute in the Deer Park (TX) school district.
Amox has performed on piccolo and flute with the Houston Civic and Fort Bend Symphony Orchestra, as well as Orchestra of the Pines, Ballet Forte, the Little Rock Winds, and the National Flute Association Professional Flute Choir. She is a founding member of the Mockingbird Quartet and Triple Dame Trio and is a frequent contributor to Flute Talk magazine.
Amox holds a DMA in flute performance, with a minor in music theory, from the University of Memphis and a Master’s degree in flute performance from Stephen F. Austin State University. She received her BM in flute performance, with a minor in mathematics, from Henderson State University in 2000 and also earned a post-graduate teaching certificate from the University of St. Thomas. Her previous teachers include Elise Blatchford, Bruce Erskine, Diane Boyd-Schultz, Sydney Carlson, Shelley Martin, and Susan Farr. Her research interests are primarily focused on comprehensive musicianship pedagogy, with particular emphasis on the teaching of emotional expression in the applied music studio and music theory classroom.