Amédée Williams, violist, has performed throughout the United States and Canada in solo, chamber, and orchestral roles. In 1991 he was a participant in the Los Angeles Philharmonic Institute and in 1992 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 holds Master of Arts degrees in music performance from Mannes College of Music and in arts administration from New York University. He also holds the MBA degree in finance from the Lubin School of Business of Pace University. Mr. Williams performs with the Olana Chamber Players, a group he co-founded. He is currently the orchestral director at Scarsdale High School and during the summer at the Hoff-Barthelson Music School. He also serves as president of The William Lincer Foundation.