Amédée Williams



Area of Study

Chamber Music , Private Lessons , Summer Arts Program , Viola Clubs

Career Highlights

M.A. Mannes College of Music
M.A. New York University
M.B.A. Pace University

Viola with William Lincer, Lillian Fuchs, and Kim Kashkashian
Chamber music with Felix Galimir, Lynn Harrell, Alexander Schneider and members of the Curtis String Quartet

American born conductor and violist, Amédée Williams has performed throughout the U.S., Canada, Argentina, Ireland, Cuba, France, Germany and Italy. He has been a participant in the Los Angeles Philharmonic Institute and was featured on a Young Artist Concert Series presented by the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. Mr. Williams is the author of Lillian Fuchs: First Lady of the Viola, a biography of a musician who was one of his teachers, and has contributed several articles for the new edition of the Groves Dictionary of Music and Musicians. He serves as president of The William Lincer Foundation and is a board member of The New York International Artists Association. He performs on a viola made in 1999 by Samuel Zygmuntowicz and uses a bow made for him by John Dalley. Mr. Williams has been the orchestra director at Scarsdale High School since 2007.