Emil Adamski was born in Makedonska Kamenica, a small town in Eastern Macedonia, where he performed frequently as a folk dancer and folk instrument performer at the town’s annual festival. He was a part of the local folklore ensemble, which gave many concerts at home and across Europe.
He graduated from the music high school “Ilija Nikolovski–Luj”, then from Sts. Cyril and Methodius University in music theory and and traditional instrument perfomance (kaval, gajda). Emil now plays professionally and takes an active role in the preservation of Macedonian culture. Recent projects include Kon Istok, a collection of traditional and composed tunes recorded with Bajsa Arifovska.