Fawzi Haimor has recently made further debuts with Orchestre de Chambre de Paris, NDR Radiophilharmonie Hannover, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Orquesta Sinfonica do Porto, Oulu Sinfonia, Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi, Qatar Philharmonic, Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg (in a staged production of Grieg’s Peer Gynt), Kyoto Symphony, The Florida Orchestra and Indianapolis Symphony.
His 2016/2017 season contains such highlights as his New Zealand debut on tour with New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, concerts with Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, New West Symphony Orchestra and return visits to New Mexico Philharmonic, WDR Funkhausorchester Köln and Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg. He will end the current season making his debut at Grant Park Music Festival in Chicago.
Haimor was born in Chicago in 1983 and educated in the Middle East and in San Francisco. He completed his violin training at the Jacobs School of Music in Indiana University, and studied conducting under David Effron and Arthur Fagen. He earned bachelor’s degrees in both music and neurobiology, a master’s degree in conducting from the University of California-Davis, and second master’s in instrumental conducting at Indiana University. He was previously Assistant Conductor at Alabama Symphony Orchestra, where he was also the first Music Director of the Alabama Symphony Youth Orchestra.