FAYETTEVILLE SYMPHONY

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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 2017-2018 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 30th, 2017 to be included in the 2017-2018 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

Andrew Smith – Principal Tuba

andrewAndrew Smith’s musical journey has taken him all over the world and in a wide array of musical genres and vocations. Currently, Andrew is the Director of Athletic and Tuba-Euphonium Instructor at Campbell University.  Additionally, Andrew is Tubist in the North Carolina Brass Band, Principal Tuba in the Fayetteville Symphony, and maintains an active career as a low brass educator and performer.   He has presented recitals and masterclass all across the United States and Canada, and has presented at numerous international conferences.

Recent solo performances include Guest Artist Recitals at Brandon (Manitoba) University, UNC Pembroke, Georgia College, The North Carolina Trombone Festival, and at the 2011 and 2013 Great Plains Regional Tuba Conferences.  Andrew has been a featured soloist with the Triangle Brass Band, UNCG Jazz Ensemble, Syracuse University Brass Ensemble, and the UNC Greensboro University Band.  Dr. Smith also was a featured artist at Oneonta State University and the Eastman School of Music’s Women in Music Festival.

In addition to his solo performing, Andrew Smith maintains an active career as an orchestral tubist.  He has performed with the Fayetteville (NC), Rochester, Rainier (WA), Buffalo, and Syracuse Symphony Orchestras.  In addition, he has been a member of the Triangle Brass Band, Georgia Brass Band, Tar River Symphonic Band, Eastman Brass Guild, and the Eastman Wind Ensemble.  He also has previously been on the faculties of UNC Greensboro and Methodist University.  Dr. Smith also serves as a judge at numerous North Carolina State Marching Band Competitions.

In addition to his active career as a performer, Andrew Smith also has been given presentations at the 2014 International Tuba Euphonium Conference at Indiana University, the 2013 Great Plains Regional Tuba-Euphonium Conference at the University of Nebraska-Kearney, the 2013 Southeast Regional Tuba-Euphonium Conference at the University of North Florida, 2013 National Association of Professional Band Instrument Repair Technician’s International Conference, and the 2013 Northeast Regional Tuba-Euphonium Conference at Ithaca College.  Topics of clinics include “The History of the Publications of ITEA,” “Repairs From The Back Row – A Different Look at Tuba, Euphonium and Sousaphones,” and “How to Recruit Successful Low Brass Players in Secondary Schools.”

Andrew holds the Bachelor’s Degree in Music Performance from Ithaca College, Certificate in Band Instrument Repair Technology from Renton Technical College, the Master’s Degree in Music Performance and Literature and the Artist Leadership Certificate from the Eastman School of Music, and the Doctorate of Musical Arts in Music Performance from UNC Greensboro.   His primary teachers include Ed Diefes, Dave Unland, Don Harry, Craig Sutherland, and Dennis AsKew.

Andrew Smith is a member of the International Tuba Euphonium Association, the National Association for Music Education, The NC Music Educators Association, College Band Directors National Association, and Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Music Fraternity.  He proudly serves as the President of the Board of Directors of the Triangle Brass Band.

Andrew Smith is a Parker Mouthpieces Artist and performs exclusively on Parker Mouthpieces.

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 performs 6-8 concerts during any given season performing both at Methodist University and Fayetteville State University. Partnerships with other arts agencies include collaborative performances with Cape Fear Regional Theatre, chamber concerts at St. John’s Episcopal Church, as well as a military appreciation concert held over Memorial Day Weekend. The Symphony brings music to the schools and the community by performing educational concerts, as well as having its own Fayetteville Symphony Youth Orchestra and Summer Music Camps.


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