Amy Valentine Brookes

  • Certified TeacherPiano, Drums
  • Level of CertificationInstructor, 2016
  • Taubman TeacherElizabeth Swarthout
  • MentorElizabeth Swarthout and John Bloomfield
  • Educational BackgroundB.Sc. Marine Biology, Minor in Western Art Music (piano): U.C. Santa Cruz; Masters in Quantitative Marine Ecology (University of Sydney, Australia)

Contact Info:

  • Berkeley, CA, USA

Amy Valentine Brookes has studied with Elizabeth Swarthout for 22 years, and with John Bloomfield since 2009.  She has a music minor from U.C. Santa Cruz and is a board member of the Music Teachers’ Association of California (Alameda branch).  She teaches out of her studio based in Berkeley, California.  Amy is also a drummer, and has applied the Taubman Approach to her drumming to play pain-free and with ease.