Fairouz El-Bayoumi Foty

Piano, Voice, & Cello

Available Monday, Friday, & Saturday

Fairouz El-Bayoumi Foty received her Bachelor Degree in Music and Africana Studies from Lafayette College in 2011 and then continued her studies at Westminster Choir College, where she earned a Masters of Music in Vocal Performance and Pedagogy with a Performance emphasis. As a trained opera singer she has studied with Carlos Cesar Rodriguez for more than ten years anddebuted with Carol Opera Company as Micaela in Carmen. In addition she perform with Westminster Choir College Opera as Helena from A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Lauretta from Gianni Schicchi. In 2014 she completed the Bel Canto Le Chiavi Program with University of Houston and the Carol Yahr Summer Opera Scenes Workshop where she sung Mimi from Act III of La Boheme. She is currently the Co-Director of Music of Foty Fusion Productions and has begun performing with the Romez trio. Recently she performed for the AFTA Capricorn fundraiser at the Bulgarian Embassy and will be performing with AFTA in March. Fairouz’s musical foundation began through Arabic music where her father, a virtuosic oud and Arabic singer, taught her and her four siblings how to play and sing in Arabic. She is in the process of using her Western Opera skills to create a unique genre of Arabic Opera that focuses on the works of early 20th century Arabic composers and musicians.

 

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