FAYETTEVILLE SYMPHONY

Press Releases

September 2020

FSO Receives Community Organization Resource Grant From Fayetteville Arts Council Cumberland Community Foundation Grant For Dementia Outreach

February 2020

Fayetteville Symphony Performs “Musical Folktales”, Saturday, April 4th, 2020

January 2020

Fayetteville Symphony to Perform Concert With Youth Orchestra March 8, 2020

December 2019

Fayetteville Symphony to Perform Chamber Concert January 2020

April 2018

Fayetteville Symphony Receives New Endowment

March 2018

Fayetteville Symphony Receives New Endowment

Fayetteville Symphony to host Jazz Fest on April 6, 2018

Fayetteville Symphony to Perform Last Concert of 17-18 Season on April 21

Fayetteville Symphony to Host Two Summer Music Camps June 2018

January 2018

Fayetteville Symphony to Perform Concert in Celebration of FSU’s Sesquicentennial

Fayetteville Symphony to Perform Americana Concert on March 10

December 2017

Fayetteville Symphony St. John’s Chamber Music Series this January 2018

October 2017

Fayetteville Symphony Receives Challenge Grant from The Ashton W. Lilly Fund for Philanthropy of Cumberland Community Foundation, Inc.

Fayetteville Symphony Receives Operating Grant from Cumberland Community Foundation, Inc.

Fayetteville Symphony Partners with Fayetteville Academy Chorus for their Carolina Holiday Concert

September 2017

Fayetteville Symphony Opens their 17-19 Season on Oct 14th with Cape Fear Concert

August 2017

Fayetteville Symphony Youth Orchestra Registration Open for 17-18 Season

Fayetteville Symphony Hosts Carolina Themed Event on Sept 21st featuring Wyatt Dickson of Picnic Restaurant

FSO Receives Community Organization REsource (Core) Grant Award from Arts Council

Fayetteville Symphony Musicians to Perform a Free New Orleans Jazz Concert in Westover Park on Sept 14

April 2017

FSO Presents their Fifth Annual Free Symphonic Salute to the U.S. Armed Forces Concert

FSO Announces New Music Director Following a Two-Year International Search

March 2017

FSO Presents its Second Annual Jazz&Wine Fest April 7

FSO Hosting a Speakeasy Themed Event to Reveal the Identity of their New Music Director

February 2017

FSO March 25 Concert to Honor Military and Civil Servants

FSO Summer Music Camp June 12-16, 2017 for 8th Grade, High School, and College Instrumentalists

January 2017

FSO Wild West Concert on Feb 25

November 2016

FSO Chamber Music Series at St. John’s Episcopal Church in January

October 2016

FSO Postponing Jazz&Wine Fest to April 7, 2017 due to Hurricane Matthew

FSO Halloween Concert STILL ON for this Saturday, October 15th

FSO Masterworks Concert on Nov 19 – Czech it Out!

FSO Holiday Concert on Dec 10, Family-Friendly

September 2016

FSO First Season Concert on Oct 15 – Halloween Themed!

August 2016

FSO Receives Arts Council Grant for 2016-2017 Season

FSO 2016-2017 Season Schedule

Fayetteville Symphony Youth Orchestra 2016-2017 Year Begins September 18

April 2016

Fayetteville Symphony and Army Ground Forces Band of Ft. Bragg Partner for their Fourth Annual Symphonic Salute to the US Armed Forces Concert Memorial Day Weekend

Announcement of Final Five Conducting Candidates

March 2016

Music Director, Fouad Fakhouri, to Conduct Last Concert April 16

February 2016

Movie Music Concert – Lights, Camera, Symphony!

January 2016

Valentine’s Day Weekend Concert

December 2015

January 2016 Chamber Concerts at St. John’s Episcopal Church

October 2015

Holiday Pops Concert with International Guest Vocalist Kaitlyn Lusk

September 2015

First Season Concert on Oct 17

First Annual Jazz&Wine Fest

Featured Musician

Mallory Hayes

Mallory Hayes received her Master of Music in Violin Performance from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, studying with Fabian Lopez. She received a graduate assistantship to attend which includes a tuition waiver and a monthly stipend. She holds a Bachelor of Music degree, with a major in Violin Performance, from Converse College where she studied with Sarah Johnson. She attended Converse on the Paddison Music Scholarship, a full comprehensive scholarship, and graduated summa cum laude and with Distinction in Performance, an honor given to one music student awarded unanamously by the music faculty. She is currently a section violinist in the Winston-Salem Symphony, Greensboro Symphony, Fayetteville Symphony, and Carolina Philharmonic, and was the Principal Second Violin of the Spartanburg Philharmonic Orchestra for the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons. She performed as the first violinist in a group with renowned cellist Lynn Harrel during his residency at UNCG in 2018, performing Brahms Clarinet Quintet. She was a featured soloist with the Spartanburg Philharmonic Orchestra in December 2015 and was named the 2015 Presser Scholar in recognition of outstanding achievement as a music major at Converse College. She won the 2013 Greater Anderson Musical Arts Consortium Concerto and the 2013 Converse Symphony Orchestra concerto competition, performing the first and second movements of the Barber Violin Concerto, respectively, with the orchestras. She also won the Music Teachers National Association South Carolina State competition in the Young Artist Strings category in 2014 and 2015, going on the compete in the Southern Division competition. Mallory has studied and performed in masterclasses with many notable artists and pedagogues, including Charles Castleman, Mimi Zweig, Aaron Berofsky, James Lyon, Benjamin Sung, Will Fedkenheuer, Janet Sung, Rebecca McFaul, Jonathan Kramer, Vadim Gluzman, Carolyn Huebl, Amy Schwartz Moretti, Violaine Melancon, and Paul Kantor. She has also worked with members of notable string quartets such as the Penderecki Quartet, the Juilliard Quartet, the Beo Quartet, the Shanghai Quartet, the Borromeo Quartet, and the Fry Street Quartet. She received a full scholarship to attend the 2014 Brevard Music Center Festival, performing in the Brevard Music Center Orchestra side by side with renowned concertmasters and musicians Bill Preucil, David Kim, Noah Bendix-Bagley, and accompanying world renowned soloists, most notably Itzhak Perlman.

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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