World-class violist and violinist Amadi Azikiwe will present a recital with EMU faculty member David Berry featuring music of Mozart, Hindemith, and Ravel.
A native of New York City, violist Amadi Azikiwe enjoys a global, multifaceted career and reputation, known for his stunning solo and recital performances, chamber music collaborations and community engagement events. He is also renowned as a violinist and conductor. In the United States, Azikiwe has been heard as a recitalist in Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Houston, New York City, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C., including a performance at the Supreme Court of the United States. He has performed internationally and has also been a guest artist with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, both in New York City and at the Kennedy Center. Azikiwe has won prizes and awards from the New York Philharmonic, Concert Artists Guild, North Carolina Symphony, the National Society of Arts and Letters, and the Boys & Girls Clubs of America where he maintains a strong artistic and mentoring association.