Nathan Amaral

Nathan Amaral, violin, (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), was born and raised in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro, by the age of 12 he started learning the violin in a social project that took kids out of the streets to learn music, in a class with around 200 kids Nathan was the only one who kept on the music path pursuing a career as a violinist. 

Most recently awarded with the Paul Roczek award at the Mozarteum University (Salzburg) for best violin student, Nathan is first prize winner and laureate of international competitions, he is 2 times winner of the biggest prize in Brazil the Eleazar the Carvalho competition, Weimar “die besten zum schlüss”, the Wiener Klassik Preis, Cima Internatition violin competition, Ruggero Ricci violin competition at Mozarteum and the Waslau Burkowsky competition. Previous Yellow Barn musician (2021)