Amos Fayette


Violinist Amos Fayette enjoys a diverse career as a performer, educator, and administrator. He has performed as soloist with the New World Symphony, Orquesta Filarmonica de Medellin (Colombia), and as recitalist in Miami, New York, Baltimore, Tucson, and others. In demand as a guest concertmaster, he has shared the stage with such luminaries as Michael Tilson Thomas, Alasdair Neale, Michael Francis, James Conlon, and Julien Benichou. He has held concertmaster positions with the Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra, Mid-Atlantic Symphony, and Loft Opera, while serving as guest concertmaster for the Tucson Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Iowa, Annapolis Symphony, and many more. From 2011 to 2014, he was awarded a fellowship with the New World Symphony, America’s Orchestral Academy in Miami Beach, Florida. During that time, he was a frequent fixture in many of their recital and chamber music series, as well as a regular in the concertmaster rotation. Mr. Fayette began his musical studies at the age of two. His musical influences include past instructors Pamela Frank, Ron Copes, and Shirley Givens, as well as mentoring from Bill Williams. He received his formal education from the Peabody Institute of Music and The Juilliard School, where he completed his Bachelor and Master of Music degrees respectively. His violin was made for him by Edward Maday in 2012.