Flavio Chamis is a Brazilian composer and conductor. Chamis studied at the Rubin Academy of Music, at the Tel Aviv University, graduating in Orchestral Conducting at the Hochschule für Musik Detmold. Chamis served as an assistant conductor to Leonard Bernstein on several occasions, and recorded for the Solstice Label with the Nouvel Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France. Flavio Chamis presently lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He created the arrangement of Johann Sebastian Bach's Cello Suite no. 1 (titled Suite for Viola and Jazz Trio) for his wife, the violist Tatjana Mead Chamis.
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