Swedish violinist Ami-Louise Johnsson was born in Stockholm 2001. Ami-Louise began to play the violin as a 4 year old, and one year later, she was accepted to Lilla Akademien music institution in Stockholm and started her violin studies with russian violinist and violist Nina and Oleg Balabine. 2009 She solo debuted with the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra playing J.S. Bach A-minor concerto in presence of the royal houses of the Nordic countries in Berwaldhallen, Stockholm. Ten years later, 2019, she performed Piazzolla, Verano Porteno in Berwaldhallen at a concert held by prestigious Polar Music Prize. Ami has vast experience in solo, chamber music and leading the chamber and symphony orchestra. She is now a member of O/modernt Chamber Orchestra, lead by London based violinist Hugo Ticciati, whom also is her violin teacher.
Employed by Stockholm Concert House 2018, she and the other 4 members of “Quintet Quintessence” gave 40 mini concerts in the concert house. Now she is studying her first year together with David Takeno at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Ami-Louise has played with highly esteemed musicians such as Staffan Scheja, Henrik Måwe, Alasdair Beatson, Priya Mitchell, Andres Kaljuste etc. She participated in masterclasses with Zakhar Bron, Malin Broman, Mark Messenger, Priya Mitchell, Natacha Kudritskaya. Ami received 2nd prize in Stockholm international music competition 2015 and Rovere D`oro, Italy 2015. She won several chamber music competitions in Sweden and around the baltic countries. Ami is playing on a violin by Peter Westerlund, generously loaned to her by Welin Foundation, Stockholm.