Violinist Michael T Jamanis (USA) received a Bachelor of Music from The Juilliard School, a Master of Music from Yale University, and a Doctor of Musical Arts from Rutgers University. He has been the recipient of numerous awards throughout his career, including the Lincoln Center, Victor Herbert, Metro-Media and National Federation of Music Clubs Awards. Dr. Jamanis is a core member of Inspira, an ensemble that fuses classical and jazz vocabularies to create contemporary performances that promote beauty and social justice. He is also a founding member of the acclaimed Newstead Trio and has performed in major concert halls worldwide as a soloist and chamber musician.
Dr. Jamanis has been Instrumental and innovative in offering musically enriching experiences to diverse audiences around the world. As a teacher and educator, he has provided performance and educational programs from inner city schools to colleges, to music conservatories.
Currently, Michael directs the “Music in the Schools” program sponsored by the non profit organization Music For Everyone based in Lancaster, PA. USA. Jamanis is also a senior adjunct assistant professor at Franklin and Marshall College and directs the string program at Lancaster Catholic High School.