Amy Wiggs, MM

S. Murphy-Manley

Adjunct Instructor, Flute

Contact Information
School of Music 325


Amy Saxton Wiggs is an honors graduate of the Shepherd School of Music, Rice University, where she earned her Bachelor and Master Degrees in Flute Performance as a student of Albert Tipton. Ms. Wiggs attended the Aspen Music Festival for several summers performing in various orchestral and chamber groups. She has performed in Master Classes for Louis Moyse, Carol Wincenc, Ransom Wilson, Geoffrey Gilbert, Robert Dick Keith Underwood and Gary Shocker. Ms. Wiggs held the position of 2nd Flute with the New Orleans Symphony/Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra from 1990-1994. She has been a featured soloist with the Fort Dodge Symphony in Iowa, Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra in Minnesota and the Bayou City Chamber Orchestra in Houston. In October of 2006 Ms. Wiggs, along with her husband Steven Wiggs, performed the world premiere of Eric L. McIntyre’s Of Minong, a work for Solo Flute, Solo Cello and Orchestra. Currently Ms. Wiggs is Principal Flute of the Baytown Symphony Orchestra along with free-lancing and performing with the various arts organizations in the Houston area. She teaches as an Adjunct Flute Professor at Sam Houston State University and at Lone Star College – Kingwood & Montgomery Campuses. Ms. Wiggs has a private flute studio, teaches Master Classes at several Houston area schools, performs weekly with a chamber ensemble at Christ the King Presbyterian Church and is the owner/manager of Accent Chamber Music. Ms. Wiggs performs regularly with her Quartet, (Flute, Violin, Viola & Cello) of which her husband, Steven Wiggs, is the cellist.