Amanda Setlik Wilson

Staff Department

Dr. Amanda Setlik Wilson is the pianist for the choir program at Skyline. She performs regularly throughout the Denver area as a soloist and chamber artist. In addition, she is a trained Suzuki teacher and has taught privately since age 17. She currently lives in Longmont with her husband, Michael, and their pets.  Dr. Setlik Wilson grew up in Lisle, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. She began piano studies at age four at the Wheaton College Community School of the Arts’ Suzuki program with Sarah Williams. At age 15, Amanda began studying with Dr. William Phemister, a professor at Wheaton College. She attended several summer music programs, including the Suzuki Institute at Stevens Point, Wisconsin, Interlochen Arts Camp, Indiana University Piano Academy, and the International Institute for Young Musicians (IIYM) in Cincinnati.  Dr. Setlik Wilson studied Piano Performance at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music with husband-and-wife team Eugene and Elisabeth Pridonoff.  During her time at CCM, she attended piano master class programs in Belgium and the Czech Republic as well as an opera program in Lucca, Italy. She graduated Cum Laude with her Bachelors degree from CCM and moved to Boulder to study at the University of Colorado with Professor Doris Pridonoff Lehnert, earning both her Masters and DMA in Piano Performance.  Amanda loves working with the talented choir students at Skyline, and sharing her expertise to help them develop their musicianship to the best of their abilities.