Colombian conductor Andrés Felipe Jaime has worked with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, TCU Symphony Orchestra, Greater Miami Youth Symphony, and the Broward Symphony in the United States; as well as the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Colombia, Orquesta Filarmónica de Bogotá, Orquesta Sinfónica EAFIT, Orquesta Filarmónica de Cali, Filarmónica Joven de Colombia, Filarmónica Juvenil de Bogotá, Orquesta de Cámara de Popayán, and Orquesta Sinfónica UNAB, in Colombia.
Andrés is currently the Assistant Conductor of the Orquesta Filarmónica de Bogotá, in Colombia, chosen after a very demanding audition process. In September 2018 he finished a very successful three-year tenure as Music Director of the Orquesta Sinfónica de Antioquia in Medellín.
From 2011 to 2014, Andrés F. Jaime was the Associate Conductor of the Frost Symphony Orchestra in Miami, where he led important symphonic, chamber, operatic, and recording projects including several world premieres, a fully-staged production of Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” opera, and a performance with members of The Cleveland Orchestra.
From 2008 to 2010, while he was pursuing a Master of Music degree in Conducting with Maestros Miguel Harth-Bedoya and Germán Gutiérrez, Andrés served as Assistant Conductor to the TCU Symphony Orchestra. During this time he was also appointed Conducting Fellow of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra. During the three consecutive seasons he held this position Andrés appeared several times in the summer festival “Concerts in the Garden”, the educational series “Adventures in Music”, and the annual show “Home for the Holidays”. Andrés has also participated in conducting Masterclasses with Baldur Brönnimann and the National Symphony Orchestra of Colombia; and Giancarlo Guerrero, in partnership with The Cleveland Orchestra Miami.
In 2009 Andrés was the Co-Founder and Artistic Director of The Sinfonietta of Fort Worth, in Texas. With this project he achieved the integration of professional musicians, music students, and amateurs from all the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.
A great advocate of the symphonic music movement of South America, Andrés worked for many years as Publishing Manager of FILARMONIKA Music Publishing, a company that works in partnership with the Caminos del Inka project, sharing its mission to discover, preserve, and disseminate the musical legacy of the Americas. (www.Filarmonika.com)
Born in Medellín, Colombia, Andrés graduated as a cellist from the Universidad EAFIT, holds a Master of Music degree in Cello and Conducing from the Texas Christian University, and also completed a Doctor of Musical Arts program in Orchestral Conducting at the University of Miami, as a student of Thomas Sleeper.
"Conductor Andres Jaime led a tight, vigorous performance that impressively displayed the ensemble’s corporate sonority and tonal palette.“
South Florida Classical Review (Miami, Florida)