Jacomo Rafael Bairos enjoys an international career as a conductor and educator. As associate conductor of the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, he leads subscription concerts throughout the season and, in addition to conducting their family series, community and education concerts, is responsible for their programming. Passionately dedicated to education and community engagement, Bairos has developed unique and interactive youth concerts that reach thousands of young people across North and South Carolina.
2011–12 season highlights include debuts with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, concerts at the Cabrillo Music Festival and engagements with the Iceland Symphony. Past performances include the Malaysia Philharmonic, Singapore Symphony, and engagements with both the National Orchestra of Porto Portugal (ONP) and Bangor Symphony Orchestra.
Prior to his appointment in 2010 with the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, Bairos served as assistant rehearsal conductor for the Baltimore Opera Company (2007–08) and was a cover conductor for the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (2007–09), leading in rehearsals for Marin Alsop.http://www.jacomo-bairos.com/