Amanda Diaz, B.M. '14

Amanda Diaz, B.M. '14Amanda Diaz, viola, majored in Instrumental Performance at the Frost School of Music where she was a Stamps Distinguished Ensemble Scholar and a member of the Stamps String Quintet, Class of 2014. She studied privately with Pamela A. McConnell.

As a member of the Stamps Strings Quartet, Diaz performed in the Texas Music Educators Clinic in San Antonio, the Juilliard String Quartet Seminar in New York City, and twice at the Orfeo Music Festival in Italy.  She also performed regularly in chamber music concerts throughout South Florida.  Diaz participated in multiple coaching sessions with musicians from The Cleveland Orchestra and performed with the Frost Symphony Orchestra, Frost Opera Theater, Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra, and other major Frost School ensembles.  She performs frequently in chamber music concerts at churches and venues throughout South Florida.

A pianist since the age of five, violinist since age seven, and violist since the age of nine, Diaz was born in Miami and is a graduate of New World School of the Arts (NWSA). Upon graduation from the University of Miami Frost School of Music, Amanda Diaz accepted a scholarship to pursue a Master of Music degree at the Cleveland Institute of Music, studying with Mark Jackobs.