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Praised for his touching subtleties and nuances, Violinist Amos Fayette enjoys a diverse career as a performer, educator, and administrator.  Mr. Fayette was born into a musical family in Wading River, NY.  He started his musical studies with his mother at the age of 2, making his solo debut at the age of 8, and joining the ranks of the Juilliard School's Pre-College Division at age 12.  His formal education was completed at the Peabody Conservatory and The Juilliard School with Pamela Frank and Ron Copes respectively.  

Mr. Fayette’s orchestral career spans 4 continents and includes appearances with many of the world’s leading conductors.  He has performed as concertmaster with Michael Tilson Thomas, Alasdair Neale, Michael Francis, and Timothy Hankewich in venues ranging from The Tanglewood Music Center to Orchestra Iowa.  He is the founding concertmaster of the Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra and has served as guest concertmaster for the Illinois Symphony, Tucson Symphony, Annapolis Symphony, and Orchestra Iowa.  

In demand as a solo performer, Mr. Fayette’s recent engagements include performances with the Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra, appearances at La Chaillol and Le Vigan in France, and recital presentations at the Dover Public Library, The Biggs Museum for American Art, and on Delaware's Coastal Concerts Series.  He has performed concertos with the New World Symphony, Orquesta Filarmonica de Medellin, Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra, and many others.  Notable collaborations include performances with David Ballesteros, David Quiggle, and Sergio Posada.  

Mr. Fayette currently serves as the Milford Branch Director for The Music School of Delaware, the only state-wide and nationally-accredited community music school in the United States.  His violin was crafted in 2012 by Edward Maday.

Amos Fayette
608 Beechwood Avenue
Milford, DE 19963
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Arts Services: Commissioned Work, Lectures / Public Speaking, Master Classes, Performances, School Residencies, Social Functions, Teaching Artist, Workshops
Audience Served: Preschool, Kindergarten to 5th Grade, 6th to 8th Grade, 9th to 12th Grade, Special Needs, Adult, Older Adult
Availability: Delaware (all 3 counties), Regional (throughout Mid-Atlantic region), Year-round
Fees: $250 to $1,500
Performance/Exhibit Venues: Community sites (e.g., libraries, senior centers, religious facilities), Festivals, Schools, Theater/auditorium
Performance/Exhibit Requirements: A Private Area for me to unpack and possibly change, preferably one that will be monitored or locked.

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