JACOMO RAFAEL BAIROS’s contract as music director and conductor of the Amarillo (Tex.) Symphony has been extended through the 2018-19 season. Bairos has led the orchestra since July 2013. The Portuguese-American conductor—also co-founder of Nu Deco, a Miami-based chamber orchestra dedicated to contemporary music—has appeared with numerous orchestras in North and South America, Europe, and Asia. Bairos is a graduate of Peabody Conservatory’s orchestral conducting program, and received further training under the late Kurt Masur in Leipzig and at Aspen Music Festival and School’s American Academy of Conducting.
Posted January 26, 2016