Josué Amador


Composer, improvising performer and researcher based in The Netherlands.


His works explore the boundaries between improvised and written music as well as alternative approaches to contemporary music composition.


Both as a composer and as a guitarist, Amador´s music has been performed extensively in Europe and America by ensembles such as Doelen Ensemble, Asko Shoenberg Ensemble and Netherlands Blazers Ensemble among others.

He has delivered lectures and conducted workshops in conservatories and universities on improvisational techniques and its implementation in music composition.

Since 2016, Amador works as a lecturer and teacher at the Rotterdam Conservatory.

​Amador holds a PhD in Composition from the Academy of Music in Krakow, PL., a Master Degree (MMus) in Composition from the Conservatory of Rotterdam,NL.,  a  Licentiate Diploma in Composition (LTCL) with honors from the Trinity College of Music of London as well as  Musical Theory, Criticism and Literature Degree (AMusTCL).


Josué Amador currently lives in Rotterdam, NL. where he works as a freelance composer and performer.

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