Amanda Mole is originally from Holden, Massachusetts and currently a Doctor of Musical Arts candidate studying with David Higgs at the Eastman School of Music.
In 2011, Amanda graduated from the Yale Institute of Sacred Music and the School of Music with a Master of Music degree in Sacred Music and Organ Performance. In addition to her degree, Amanda was the only candidate in her class to receive the Church Music Studies certificate. Prior to Yale, she obtained a Bachelor of Music degree with honors at Eastman studying with William Porter. In addition to her formal studies, Amanda has also participated in masterclasses with Jon Laukvik, Ludger Lohmann, Alan Morrison, Jacques van Oortmerssen, and Harald Vogel among others. She is a six-time winner of the American Baptist Scholarship and a eight-time winner of the National Religious Music Week Scholarship. Amanda is the first-place winner of the 2014 Arthur Poister Organ Competition, the 2014 John Rodland Memorial Organ Competition, and the 2014 Peter B. Knock Award. She was also a semifinalist in the 2014 Dublin International Organ Competition. Amanda serves as the Director of Music at Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church in Webster, NY.