Amalie Elmark, born in 1992 in Copenhagen, is an alumna of The Juilliard School in New York under the tutelage of Stephen Clapp and of the University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna under Gerhard Schulz and Christian Altenburger. For graduating summa cum laude from the soloist class in 2020 she received the Award of Excellence from the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research of Austria.
She has played in masterclasses with Nicola Benedetti, Nikolaj Szeps-Znaider, Noah Bendix-Balgley, Boris Kushnir and Alexander Sitkovetzky. She is the recipient of numerous scholarships (amongst others the Music Prize of the Danish Radio Orchestra, the Danish National Bank, and the Augustinus Foundation) and a prizewinner at multiple competitions. For her interpretation of the Beethoven Violin Concerto, she was awarded the Music Prize of the Van-Hauen Foundation.
As a soloist and chamber musician she has appeared in concert halls in the U.S., Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Latvia, the Czech Republic, Sweden, Denmark, and Austria alongside musicians such as Hartmut Rohde, Patrick Demenga, Christof Schiller, Joseph Swensen, and Matthew Rowe. In the fall of 2016, she appeared as second concertmaster with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam in their “Side by Side”-concert series in the Wiener Musikverein. In 2021 she was tenured as a member of the first violin section of the Vienna RSO.