Josué Amador


Composer, improvising performer, researcher and educator based in The Netherlands.


His works explore alternative approaches to contemporary music composition and performance practices including different forms of improvisation and the use of open public spaces.  

As a composer and as a guitarist, Amador´s music has been performed extensively in Europe and America. His music has been released in the Netherlands, Portugal and Poland.

Since 2016, Amador works as a lecturer and researcher at CODARTS, University of the Arts in Rotterdam, NL and at the Rotterdam Arts and Science Lab.

Since 2019, Amador is part of the National System of Art Creators in México (SNCA), one of the most prestigious artists fellowships in Latinamerica.

​Amador holds a Ph.D. in Music Composition from the Academy of Music in Krakow, PL., a Master Degree (MMus) in CODARTS in 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) and a diploma from the Institute of Sonology in The Hague, NL.


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

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