Amia Janicki, violin
Born in 1997, the Swiss-Austrian violinist Amia Janicki began playing the violin at the age of three with Patricia Giannetti. She studied with Tedi Papavrami in Geneva and is currently pursuing her studies in Vienna at the Musik und Kunst Privatuniversität der Stadt Wien in the class of Pavel Vernikov. Amia is a laureate of international competitions such as the Leonid Kogan Competition, Musica Juventutis and the Orpheus Chamber Music Competition. She benefits advices of great musicians such as Shmuel Ashkenasi, Thomas Brandis, Svetlin Roussev or Donald Weilerstein.
She also participates in numerous international academies and festivals, such as the Verbier Festival, the Festival de Sion or the Festival de La Roque-d’Anthéron and performs in Europe as well as in Japan and Brazil. She collaborates in chamber music with musicians such as Jean-Marc Phillips-Varjabédian, Tedi Papavrami, Xavier Phillips, Miguel da Silva or François Frédéric-Guy.
Amia Janicki plays on a 1645 Niccolo Amati on loan from the Maggini Foundation with the generous support of LS Core.
Amia Janicki was a member of the Aurora Piano Quartet, the first piano quartet in residence at the Queen Elisabeth Chapel, followed by Miguel da Silva and the Artemis Quartet. She will also be artist-in-residence as a soloist in Augustin Dumay’s violin class in 2021.