David Amram
Composer, Conductor & Multi-instrumentalist

Current and Past Shows

“He’s one of the most talented
musicians in the universe!”
...Pete Seeger

Current and Future Calendar
David on Piano
Calendar archives by year:


Sunday, Sept. 15th3-7 pmCornelia Street in Exile returns Downtown as Cornelia Meatpacking
At Gansevoort Plaza, at Ninth Ave. and Gansevoort St, the host will be Robin Hirsch, the former owner of the Cornelia Street Cafe. Kicking off the show will be David Amram. Also performing will be Arturo O’Farrill, the Shinbone Alley Stilt Band and Rogerio Souza and the Billy Newman Quarteto.

September 21-22Farm Aid Concert
David will be performing again at Willie Nelson's Annual Farm Aid Concert
Alpine Valley Music Theater, Alpine, Wisconsin
David will be performing a pre-concert show on Friday 9/21 for supporters and volunteers. This "Farm Aid Eve" event is where David was the first recipient of The Spirit of Farm Lifetime Award.
Saturday afternoon, he will be leading a workshop "Bringing Farmers and Musicians Together in Their Respective Communities"
Then Saturday evening, he will be a guest performer with the Willie Nelson Band playing the finale set of the concert.

September 23rd5:30 pmRun of Show benefiting The Louis Armstrong Center for Music and Medicine
Space 54 - 226 East 54th Street NYC 10022
David will receive and award and perform with Erik Lawrence
Also featured are Tito Rodriguez Jr., Milt Jackson, Pat Metheny & Christian McBride

OCTOBER - 2019

October 10 - 14thLowell, MA - Lowell Celebrates Kerouac - David will be performing and speaking every day of the festival

October 22-27 • October 22 – 27th
The Symphony Silicon Valley in San Jose, presents the California premiere of Amram's PARTNERS: A Double Concerto for Violin, Cello and Orchestra, conducted by JoAnne Falletta

October 26 - 27thSan Jose, CA. - Symphony Silicon Valley performing PARTNERS. David will introduce the work to the audience for each performance.


November 2019 • November 2019 – Theater for the New City will celebrate Amram’s 89th Birthday with a program of four of his classical chamber music compositions, as well as Amram's performances as a multi-instrumentalist.

November 4 - 8thSan Jose, CA - Harker School. Amram will be the Artist-in-Residence for one week at the Harker School in San Jose CA and visit with students to share the relationship of studies of 20th Century Literature, Social Studies, American History, Creative Writing, Film, Theater, Biology, Anthropology, Comparative Religions and Music.
He will also encourage students who never felt comfortable participating in a musical group to see simple ways to relate to improvising as a way to learn to solve everyday problems and see how formal music is created by understanding what we are surrounded by and finding a structure to celebrate what we often take for granted or ignore.
Amram will also conduct the school orchestra in two of his compositions and join the jazz band as a soloist and band member.

Nov 15 and 167 and 9:30 pmTarrytown, NY - JAZZ FORUM Presents David Amram's 89th Birthday Celebration (David Amram Quartet plus surprise guest stars will perform two shows each evening)


December 2019 • December 2019 – Violin virtuoso Elmira Darvarova and New York Philharmonic French Hornist Howard Wall will perform Bulgarian Wedding: A Duo for Violin and French Horn, which they commissioned at Weill Auditorium in Carnegie Hall.

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