Amy Lowe is a multi-award-winning singer-songwriter-storyteller. Since the 1980’s she’s captivated audiences from concert halls to schools around the world. She’s a prolific songwriter and the recipient of numerous Parents Choice Awards and EdPress Distinguished Achievement Awards. Her songs have been heard on radio and television and her many recordings have been recommended by Booklist, Library Journal, and School Library Journal. As a touring performer, workshop facilitator and Teaching Artist, Lowe has appeared in over 1,000 elementary schools, high schools, community centers and universities throughout the country. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Theater/Music and a Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Arts. Currently, she a teaching, touring artist with: The Illinois Arts Council, Urban Gateways-Arts For Learning; Ravinia-Music Wisdom Network, Nevada Arts Council and a new faculty member for the- Merit School of Music –Bridges Program. Amy’s compositions for theater and commissioned works have won her critical acclaim as well.
In 2006 her work drew the attention of Naper Settlement Museum. They commissioned her to research, write & record an innovative Musical Museum Audio Tour about the history of Naperville. This resulted in a 21 song CD entitled: Movin-in Building a Town and a series live of performances and workshops. She continues to write and record new works, perform and work as a Teaching Artist.
“Amy Lowe is a talented songwriter with a definite bent for variety in her original
material” – Illinois Entertainer.
“Amy Lowe is a consummate performer... polished and pure in her commitment... Her
enthusiasm is inspiring” – Family Fun Magazine
“Not only does Lowe draw on all the right contemporary sounds... but she cleverly uses them
to illuminate the characters and situations.” – Chicago
“Everything You Touch” the highly anticipated new album by award winning children’s recording artist and performer
Amy Lowe, features nine new original songs along with the covers - “People Get Ready” and “Walking In Memphis”
marking the first time Amy’s adult contemporary music is available on CD!
Backed by a who’s who in the Chicago music scene, Amy sings and plays guitar, with contributions
from Dave Katzman (Guitars and Bass), Kevin Patrick (Percussion and Drums), Jay Moynihan (Sax),
Marty Sammon (Piano and B3), T.C. Furlong (Pedal Steel Guitar), Jimmy Burns (Vocals),
Corey Dennison (Vocals), Kenny Smith (Drums), Lamar C. Curtis (Bassoon), Bobby Boos (Drums),
and Mike Rodbard (Drums), giving each song it’s own identity while crossing and blending the
Singer-Songwriter Genre with Rock, Blues, and World Music.
Arranged by Dave Katzman and Amy Lowe, and Produced by Dave Katzman, the arrangements
are masterful, the songwriting grand, and the performances confident and inspired.
Amy’s previous releases include:
I Like Gum (Parents’ Choice Silver), Fire In Boomtown (Parents’ Choice Gold),
Math Music 1 & 2 (AEP Award), Brighter Than Fireflies (Parents’ Choice Silver).