Praised for having such a powerful and yet so welcoming warm sound, The Brazilian violist Amaro Dubois has approached his unique playing in many aspects in the classical music industry.
Mr. Dubois earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Violin Performance with a specialty in chamber music from the Brazilian Conservatory of Music in Rio de Janeiro – Brazil. Also, from the University of Alabama, Mr. Dubois earned his Master’s Degree in Viola Performance, where he was granted a particular scholarship/assistantship for his studies.
Amaro Dubois was awarded the Iris Orchestra Fellowship under the guidance and mentorship of the music director and conductor Michael Stern between 2019 and 2021. Amaro has also being invited to participate in many masterclasses from renowned artists in the classical music world, such as Pinchas Zukerman, Elias Goldstein, Kate Hamilton, and many more. Mr. Dubois has joined professional’s orchestras around the United States of America, such as the Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra, the Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra, the Paducah Symphony Orchestra, the Mobile Symphony Orchestra, the Pensacola Symphony Orchestra. and more. He is an avid chamber music player and collaborator. In recent times, Amaro has collaborated with composers from Brazil and North America to record projects devoted to the essential classical musical for viola to expand the varied repertoire still unknown or not very much played in modern days.
Amaro Dubois has recently started a Duo with the marvelous collaborative pianist Tingting Yao. The Yao-Dubois Duo’s mission is to share compositions by underrepresented composers, including African American, Latin American, and women composers. The Duo is currently finalizing their first Album devoted to music by varied composers such Astor Piazzolla, Villa-Lobos, Rebecca Clarke, and more.
Amaro Dubois is exceptionally excited to share the news that one of his dream projects is about to come alive. Preludes from Bach; that is the name of the newest Album by Amaro Dubois. He is recording all the Preludes from the Cello Suites by J. S. Bach, and the first part is already finished. Preludes from the Suite 1 and 2 go live on all major digital platforms this coming week. When not performing, recording, or teaching, Mr. Dubois enjoys spending his time with his wife and their son Levi. Amaro is currently living in Memphis, TN – USA.