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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.

Latest work:

'The Not Forgotten' (2024) Co-composer

'Princess Branwen and the Blackbird' (2024) MD

'The Nutcracker - A Christmas Fairytale' (2023/24) MD

'Johnny the Pig' (2023) Writer

'Astley's Astounding Adventures' (2023) MD

'The Night the Frost Fell' (2022) Actor muso

'I Am No Bird' (2022) MD

'Saturday Mashup' 2021 (CBBC) Beatboxing judge

R&D with producer Scott Ralph (2022)

Beauty & the Beast (2021/2022) MD

Coppelia, A Mystery (2021) Violinist

The Prince and the Pauper (2019) Actor muso

Eid With the Neighbours UK tour (2019) Actor

The Awakening (UK Tour) 2019 Composer, writer and actor

Astley’s Astounding Adventures (2018)

Common Lore (2018) MD

Yolanda’s Band Jam - CBeebies (2018)

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; Liverpool International Music Festival; Manchester Fringe Festival; various embassies' for political events in London.

Biography

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.

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