Hruska, Amy - Richmond Ballet
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Amy Hruska

MINDS IN MOTION ACCOMPANIST

Hometown: Portsmouth, VA // Joined: 2016

Amy Hruska has taught music and performed in the Richmond Community for 38 years. In her retirement, she enjoys playing piano for Minds In Motion, directing the Children’s Choir at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, directing the community a cappella ensemble, Impromptu, and adjudicating choral groups at District events throughout Virginia. Amy received her Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from the North Carolina School of the Arts and East Carolina University. She received her Masters in Music Education from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Masters in Liberal Arts from University of Richmond.

What is your favorite aspect of working at Richmond Ballet?
I have so much respect for the faculty at SRB and love to watch them teach all ages.

What is your favorite aspect of living in Richmond?
The arts scene and opportunities.

What hobbies or activities do you enjoy doing outside of work?
Flute, ukulele, family and friends.

Minds In Motion TEAM

The Minds In Motion Team at Richmond Ballet is made up of professional teaching artists and musicians who bring their love, passion and experience of dance to each of their students. They embody the organization’s belief that dance has the unique power to uplift our lives and bring communities together.

Sarah Ferguson headshot, Operations Director and Company Photographer.
Sarah Ferguson
Education & Community Programs Director and Company Photographer
Katherine Smothers headshot, Associate School Director, Community Engagement.
Katherine Smothers
MINDS IN MOTION ARTISTIC ASSOCIATE AND TEACHING ARTIST
Portrait of Jordan Glunt, Minds In Motion Director.
Jordan Glunt
MINDS IN MOTION DIRECTOR
Portrait Blanton Bradley, MInds In Motion Music Supervisor.
Blanton Bradley
Minds In Motion Accompanist
Keeley Hernandez
Minds In Motion Administrative Assistant & Teaching Apprentice
Elle Gaubatz
TEACHING ARTIST
DeShon Rollins
Minds In Motion Teaching Artist
Portrait of Joe Lubman
Joe Lubman
MINDS IN MOTION ACCOMPANIST
Joy Price\
Joy W. Price
MINDS IN MOTION ACCOMPANIST
Portrait of Rachel Shimkus
Rachel Shimkus
MINDS IN MOTION ACCOMPANIST
Portrait of Alexandra Zaslav
Alexandra Zaslav
ISRAEL RESIDENCY COORDINATOR & TEACHING ARTIST