Jamilah Anderson is a 2004 graduate of the University of Richmond where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Music with concentrations in Performance/Literature and Theory/Composition/History. Her instrument of study was flute which she has been playing for over 15 years. Her previous flute teachers include Mary Boodell and Jennifer Lawson of the Richmond Symphony. While at the University of Richmond she participated in the Wind Ensemble and Chamber Ensemble and has performed at a variety of special events and functions around the Richmond area. Jamilah has also had the privilege of performing at Mount Vernon Estate- home of George Washington, as well as the United States Capitol for Hilary Clinton and the Senators’ wives and most recently participated in the Capital City Summer Wind Band. She is trained in Suzuki Flute and is also a certified Suzuki Flute teacher and has experience teaching both Suzuki and traditional flute lessons to students ages 4 and up.
Currently, Jamilah is a Special Education Teacher in Chesterfield County Public Schools working with students with intellectual disabilities. She is continuing to further her education by taking graduate level courses in Special Education with hopes of completing her Master’s in Special Education in the near future.