Michael Fahey has been performing, teaching and conducting in the Houston area since 1991. He has performed with the Theatre Under The Stars Orchestra, Houston Latin Philharmonic and many other orchestras and has conducted high school groups at Symphony Hall in Chicago as well Carnegie and Lincoln Center in New York. In 2012, Mr. Fahey was the recipient of the Houston Symphony educator of the year award. After 30 years of service, Fahey retired from public school teaching. Mr Fahey is also the founder and conductor of the ECHOrchestra, a community orchestra based in the Energy Corridor, which is now in its 9th season! He is in high demand as a guest clinician, freelance violinist and Uil judge.
Mr. Fahey holds the Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Violin Performance from the State University of New York and the Master of Music Degree in Violin and Music Education from the University of Akron, Ohio. He has also done post graduate work at The Cleveland Institute of Music.
Mr. Fahey joined the Paganini School of Music faculty in 2023.