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Amir Awad

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Amir Awad (Pianist, Accompainist , Composer and Arranger)

Born in Alexandria in 1982, and began studying piano at age of 6 in Conservatoire d'Alexandrie. In 1999, he got his diploma in piano from the Academy of Arts. In 2001, he got Grade 8 from the Royal School of Music- London. In 2002, he won the first prize in piano in Alexandria first Competition for Music. In 2003, he got Performance Certificate from Trinity College of Music- London. In the same year he played in Cairo Opera House in the 50th Anniversary for the Royal School of Music in Egypt. In 2004, he got his Bachelor of Science in Communications and Electronics from the faculty of Engineering- Alexandria University. In the same year he joined the 2nd Ineternational Alexandria Mediterranean Song Festival and accompanied the French singer Bernand Pisani in Alexandria Opera House. Also he joined the Italian Cultural Week and accompanied the mezzo-soprano Katarina Nikolich in Alexandria Opera House. He gave many solo recitals in Alexandria. He works as piano teacher. He works in Music Notation for Bibliotheca Alexandrina Chamber Orchestra. He is the pianist and harpsichord player of Bibliotheca Alexandrina Chamber Orchestra conducted by Sherif Mohye El-Din. He played with the Cellist Walter Grimmer. He accompanies BA Choir and Children Choir. He gave many recitals with solists from BA Chamber Orchestra. He arranged many pieces for this Orchestra. He arranged Seitz violin concerto which joined the project" Maximus Musicus " with Iceland Symphonic Orchestra under supervision of Vladimir Aschkenazy. Beside his work in music he work as Instrumentation Engineer.

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