Amy Hearting received a degree in music performance in from Bethany College in Lindsborg, KS and a Masters degree from the University of Kansas. While at Bethany she marched with the DCI corp Troopers Drum and Bugle Corp and attended the Leigh Howard Stevens Marimba Seminar.
Currently she lives in Kansas City with her dog Kodak. Though she specializes in marimba, she spends most of her performing time in the percussion section of the Kansas City Civic Orchestra, Sunflower Brass, and playing drums for the 80s cover band Under Cover.
Amy has been teaching privately since 2002 and has coached several drumlines in the Kansas City and Wichita area.