About

Amber Ghent

A versatile chamber and orchestral musician, Amber has been cellist with the Madawaska String Quartet since 2007, performing and recording a wide range of repertoire and appearing at major venues throughout Canada.  Since 2014, along with quartet, she has served as artist-in-residence at University of Toronto, Scarborough.  Amber has performed with diverse ensembles such as Bach and Beyond Baroque (Fredonia), Tapestry New Opera (Toronto), held the position of assistant principal of the Erie Philharmonic (PA), and has performed with various orchestras throughout Southwestern Ontario including the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony.

Dedicated to the development of young musicians, Amber teaches cello with the Laurier String Academy in Waterloo, the Suzuki String School in Guelph, and at summer institutes across the country.

Amber is a licensed Andover Educator and offers body mapping workshops and private lessons for performers, teachers, and students of all ages working to avoid or recover from injury.

Amber lives with her husband in Hamilton, Ontario and enjoys backpacking, canoeing, yoga and a good book.