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Amir Kadamani Gonzalez



Instrument: Violin





Through his performances, violinist Amir Kadamani González aims to share the joy of music with audiences and colleagues alike. He is similarly interested in utilizing music as an educational tool for empowering communities and individuals.

Amir has been heard as a soloist with the Cali Philharmonic Orchestra and the Xaverian University Symphony. Similarly, he has performed as a soloist, chamber musician, and within orchestras under the auspices of the Rheingau Musik Festival (Germany), the Verbier Festival (Switzerland), the Styriarte Festival (Austria), the Young Euro Classic Festival (Germany), the Pacific Region International Music Academy (Canada), Curtis Institute’s Summerfest (USA), the Colorado College Music Festival (USA), the Interlochen Arts Camp (USA), and the Icicle Creek Chamber Music Center (USA). This summer, Amir will be a fellow at the Eastern Music Festival in NC.

Recently, Amir has collaborated with musicians such as Christina Dahl, Meta Weiss, Kimberly Uwate, Richard Young, Toby Apple, Clara Saitkoulov, Oksana Ezhokina and Charlie Tauber.

As a result of his commitment with social development through music and music education, Amir was named winner of the 2022 Vision Possible Scholarship Competition. Similarly, he has mentored young underprivileged musicians as a volunteer for Through the Staff. He has also engaged in multiple social-educational projects in his native Colombia, like the Zue Quartet.

As a speaker, Amir has presented Tedx talks about the emotional and poetic dimensions of music within a historical context and its significance to the listener.  Moreover, he has participated in multiple educational concert-lectures in schools and retirement homes throughout Colombia, USA, Canada, and Switzerland.

Currently, Amir is pursuing a Master’s of Music and Graduate Performance Diploma with full-tuition scholarship at the Peabody Institute under the guidance of Herbert Greenberg. Additionally, he holds a Summa Cum Laude Bachelor of Music degree from Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music, where he studied with Kathleen Winkler.

Amir plays on a violin generously on loan from the Virtu Foundation.

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