Faz Shah (Farhaan Aamir Shah) is an actor, musician and composer who has performed all over the world and has proven to be a versatile stage performer both in music and in theatre.
Music Director for 'I Am No Bird' (2022) 'Saturday Mashup' 2021 (CBBC) Collaboration with Scott Ralph (producer for Robbie Williams) Beauty & the Beast (2021/2022) Coppelia, A Mystery (2021) / The Prince and the Pauper / Astley’s Astounding Adventures (New Vic Theatre); Eid With the Neighbours UK tour 2019; The Awakening (UK Tour) 2019; Common Lore (Stute Theatre); Yolanda’s Band Jam (CBeebies), British Muslim TV, BBC Radio, Liverpool International Music Festival (Garage Classical Orchestra); Manchester Fringe Festival;
Other clients have included:
Imran Khan (former PM of Pakistan); Amir Khan (Boxing Champion); Saudi Airlines; Oman Airlines; Manchester Airport; Hitachi; Universal Studios; London Halal Food Festival 2021; BBC Children in need; BBC Radio; The Breakin' Convention; Channel 4 (Orchestra United); British Education Awards; Asian Media Awards; Manchester Fringe Festival; various embassies' for political events in London.
Starting his violin studies aged 6 from Oldham, Greater Manchester, Faz went on to pick up the piano aged 9 and beatboxing aged 13. He became passionate about theatre aged 14 and continued his studies at the Royal Northern College of Music and then Leeds College of Music.
Faz became the first Gold Arts Award winner in the Northwest by writing his own play 'Northern Dust' and composing the score for it. Faz was then invited to attend an arts reception at Buckingham Palace held by The late Queen Elizabeth II and the late Prince Philip in order to celebrate and connect young artists with industry stars in 2011.
Faz now performs in various theatres as an actor muso / Music Director or as the composer. He has delivered educational projects and sessions with organisations including the Liverpool Philharmonic, the Hallé Orchestra, CBBC, CBeebies, Theatre in Prisons (TiPP), Stute Theatre, Oldham Theatre Workshop and the New Vic Theatre. He has delivered music projects in over 100 schools nationwide and is currently the ambassador and Champion for Music Mark.