About Us Wedding & Event Music Duo “Music gives color to the air of the moment.” – Karl Lagerfeld Amber Schultz Pianist Amber Schultz is the pianist/vocalist of the Amber Dawn Duo. She has always loved music and was born into a very musical family. At four, she started singing at churches while traveling with her family. By age nine she excitedly started her first piano lessons. After six months of lessons, Amber’s family moved and she had to stop all lessons. From that point on she taught herself to play. Amber has an exceptional gift of playing by ear, and she can play almost anything she listens to. She has played for weddings, youth and adult choirs, soloists, countless churches, and for herself as she sings. Dawn Cunningham Violinst Dawn started her musical training at the age of 8 on piano with her grandmother. She played the flute in middle school and the violin/viola in high school. During high school, Dawn composed and recorded numerous pieces of music for orchestra. She won scholarships and graduated from Rollins College, FL in 2005. During college, Dawn taught lessons and performed churches services to help pay tuition. After college, Dawn managed a local violin shop and decided to focus more on teacher. She on to study Suzuki Pedagogy in NC in 2008. Dawn began teaching full time with forty plus students at Sam Ash Music in FL where she organized and conducted her own small youth orchestra. During this time she arranged over 20 popular rock tunes for her youth orchestra and hosted student recitals. Also during this time, she was the principal second violinist of the Tampa Bay Symphony. In 2018, Dawn moved back to TN for the Appalachian lifestyle. Currently she is in a pirate themed band for seasonal festivals. Dawn still enjoys teaching many genres including classical, Celtic, gypsy, bluegrass, old time, rock and folk styles.