Amanda has been playing the guitar for 25 years and has performed in various bands in Kapiti for 20 years, including being one of the original members of the Paraparaumu College Road Show.
She has studied music performance, which consisted of music composition, theory, vocals and stage performances.
She was a member of the popular Kooky-ukes band, who performed regularly on the Kāpiti Coast.
She has been a member of the KMC Board of Trustees since 2016. Her role on the board is Tutor Rep. and Secretary. She also manages the instrument hire.