FAYETTEVILLE SYMPHONY

Board and Staff

Board of Directors

Joy Miller, Board Chair

Brenda Booth, Vice Board Chair

Alton Booth, Treasurer

Frances McDuffie, Recording Secretary

Winnie Grannis, Corresponding Secretary

Lou Brooks | Kensley Edge | Rhonda Haskins  | Mary Flagg Haugh | Linda Healy 

Patrick Leclair  | Martha Lerario  | Zach Prichett | Wendy Quesnel | Richard Shereff

Dwight Smith | Maria Villena

Musician Representatives on the Board

Warren Ferguson | Laurel Wachtler 

 

 

Administration

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Deborah Teasley, Interim President/CEO

dteasley@fayettevillesymphony.org

 

 

 

Stefan Sanders, Music Director

ssanders@fayettevillesymphony.org

 

 

 

 

Dr. Larry Wells, Youth Orchestra Music Director

lwells@methodist.edu

 

 

 

 

 

Monica Thiriot, Operations and Education Manager

operations@fayettevillesymphony.org

education@fayettevillesymphony.org

 

 

 

 

Kathryn Moore, Patron and Communications Manager

kmoore@fayettevillesymphony.org

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Josh Busman, FSO Music Nerd

Featured Musician

Steve Skillman – Principal French Horn

Symphony_casual_0176.JPGSteve Skillman is the principal horn of the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra and the Long Bay Symphony in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. He is also a frequent performer with the Wilmington Symphony, North Carolina Symphony, Opera Carolina, and chamber groups throughout the region. He has appeared in shows in Myrtle Beach with Burt Bacharach, Barry Manilow, Johnny Mathis, and the late Ray Charles, as well as many touring Broadway productions. Mr. Skillman served as a teacher and administrator for thirty years in Brunswick County, North Carolina, and also taught horn at UNC Wilmington. He received Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from East Carolina University, where he studied with James Parnell. Mr. Skillman is a former president of the Brunswick Arts Council, and is a recipient of the Award of Excellence from the North Carolina Bandmaster’s Association.

To Educate. To Entertain. To Inspire.

The Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1956 in Fayetteville, North Carolina, and is a professional, regional orchestra whose mission is to educate, entertain, and inspire the citizens of the Fayetteville, North Carolina region as the leading musical resource.  Praised for its artistic excellence, the Symphony leads in the cultural and educational landscape for Fayetteville and the southeastern North Carolina region.

The Fayetteville Symphony typically performs 8 concerts during any given season performing both at Methodist University and Fayetteville State University. Partnerships with other agencies include collaborative performances with Cape Fear Regional Theatre, chamber concerts at St. John’s Episcopal Church, as well as the city’s annual Independence concert with fireworks. The Symphony brings music to the schools and the community by performing educational concerts, as well as having its own Fayetteville Symphony Youth Orchestra, after school strings and summer music camps.


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