Celebrating 63 Years of Inspired Music Making!

June 22 – July 27, 2024

Amir Kadamani González

Headshot of Amir, wearing suit and holdign violin.

Through his performances, AMIR KADAMANI GONZÁLEZ (violin) 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.

Kadamani González 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).

Recently, Kadamani González has collaborated in a chamber music capacity 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, Kadamani González 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, Kadamani González 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, Kadamani González is pursuing a Master’s of Music degree at the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University 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.

Kadamani González plays on a violin generously on loan from the Virtu Foundation.