Amadi Azikiwe

Instructor of Violin and Viola, Interlochen Arts Camp; Conductor, Intermediate orchestras

Music Director, Harlem Symphony Orchestra; Community Engagement Director, Harlem Chamber Players

M.M., viola performance, Indiana University; B.M., viola performance, New England Conservatory

Amadi Azikiwe, violist, violinist and conductor, has been heard in recital in major cities throughout the United States, such as New York, Boston, Cleveland, Chicago, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C. Mr. Azikiwe has also been a guest of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. Abroad, he has performed throughout China, Switzerland, Israel, Canada, South America, Nigeria, India, Japan, and Hong Kong.

Currently, Mr. Azikiwe is Music Director of the Harlem Symphony Orchestra and Community Engagement Director of The Harlem Chamber Players.

As an orchestral musician, he has appeared with the New York Philharmonic, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, and guest principal violist of Canada’s National Arts Centre Orchestra.

A native of New York City, Amadi Azikiwe was born in 1969. After early studies with his mother, he began training at the North Carolina School of the Arts. His studies continued at the New England Conservatory and Indiana University.