FAYETTEVILLE SYMPHONY

Individual Giving

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Your gift will make a difference!

  • $100 provides shuttle buses to and from season concerts
  • $250 provides musicians for a school visit
  • $500 provides one year of youth orchestra activities for a student
  • $750 provides a symphony musician soloist for a season concert
  • $1,000 provides sheet music for one season concert
  • $2,500 supports one St. John’s Chamber concert

Any gift supports music in our community and is greatly appreciated!

 

Individual Donation Levels

All donation levels and benefits are valid for the 2018-2019 season only and are non-transferable. The Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Your donations, less market value of benefits, are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Conductor Society : $5,000+

  • All the benefits of the Symphony level, plus…
    • An invitation to a meal in a private home with the Music Director

Symphony : $2,500+

  •  All the benefits of the Bravo level, plus…
    • Sponsorship of a soloist

Bravo : $1,000+

  • All the benefits of the Encore level, plus…
    • Invitation to lunch with FSO Leadership

Encore : $500+

  • All the benefits of the Concerto level, plus…
    • Invitation to the VIP Season Announcement

Concerto : $250+

  • All the benefits of the Overture level, plus…
    • Invitation to sit with the musicians during an open rehearsal

Overture : $100

  • Recognition in season program book, plus receive a Bring-a-Friend Voucher (one per-season)

Any gift supports music in our community and is greatly appreciated!

 

Donations must be received by August 31st, 2018 to be included in the 2018-2019 season program. Donations from advised funds are not eligible to receive any benefits of monetary value according to IRS rules.

Financial information about this organization and a copy of its license are available from the State Solicitation Licensing Branch at (888)830-4989. The license is not an endorsement by the state.

Featured Musician

Bill Tyler – Third Horn

Bill Tyler, a native of western New York, joined the Fayetteville Symphony as third horn in 2011. He attended the University of Memphis for undergraduate work and the University of Wyoming for graduate school, and was a concerto contest winner at both schools. His primary horn instructors were Richard Dolph (Memphis) and William Stacy (Wyoming), both excellent instructors who did their best, knowing that the odds were stacked against them in trying to teach Bill the basics of horn playing. They were relieved (and somewhat surprised) when he actually graduated from both schools. 

Past performing experience includes the Cheyenne Symphony, Abilene (TX) Philharmonic, the Charlotte Civic Orchestra and the occasional opera at Central Piedmont Community College. He has participated in workshops with Michael Thompson, Richard Watkins, David Ohanian, Skip Snead, Barry Tuckwell and Bruce Moore, and each one would very much appreciate not being reminded of it. 

Bill retired from the FAA in 2010, after working for over 25 years as an air traffic controller. His spare time is now spent on catching up on yard work (after years of neglect), trying to appear to be useful around the house, putting off cleaning out the garage (after many years of neglect), playing the horn all over North and South Carolina, working out at the gym (after even more years of neglect) and finding creative ways of goofing off. He is also a member of the Greenville (SC) Symphony and the Carolina Philharmonic. He can also be found occasionally bothering performing with the Winston Salem Symphony, Hendersonville Symphony, Western Piedmont Symphony, Charlotte Symphony, South Carolina Philharmonic, Salisbury Symphony – and basically any other group that will put up with him.

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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Fayetteville, NC 28302

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Fayetteville, NC 28301
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Fayetteville, NC 28301

 

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