FAYETTEVILLE SYMPHONY

School Programs

Third-Grade-Visits-Collage-copyThird Grade Classroom Ensemble Visits and Concerts

Once every school year, with support from the Yanoff Music Initiative Grant from the Cumberland Community Foundation (CCF), and Communities in Schools, master FSO musicians visit select elementary schools in the Cumberland County Schools (CCS) to give third grade students engaging presentations and informative Q&A sessions supplementing the music teachers’ own work with the FSO/CCS pre-approved curriculum guide. All of this is to prepare the students for their upcoming trip to the Symphony.  In November of this year, the FSO will perform a pair of youth concerts for all 4,000+ third grade students in the Cumberland County Schools.  This concert is often the first introduction for these students to a live symphonic concert experience.

 

High School Musician Mentoring

As of our 2014-2015 season, our professional musicians will be visiting select high schools to help mentor music students of Cumberland County.  This program will offer the students the opportunity to learn more detailed performance techniques of their instrument and the chance to learn from some of the top performing musicians of North Carolina.

 

School Visits

If you are interested in scheduling a school visit by our professional musicians, contact us at our Symphony Office at (910)433-4690 or by email at info@fayettevillesymphony.org.

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Featured Musician

Kristin Stiteler – Viola

Kristin-StitelerKristin Stiteler is a native of Ohio. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education at The Ohio State University where she studied violin with Michael Davis.  While at OSU, she also studied jazz saxophone and holds the distinction of being the first female bass drummer in the history of The Ohio State University Marching Band.

Kristin has performed as a violinist and violist with several symphony orchestras throughout Ohio, North Carolina, and South Carolina.  She joined the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra in 2003 and has served as both Principal Viola and Symphony Librarian during her tenure.  She serves as Principal Viola of the Snyder Memorial Church Orchestra and performs with several chamber ensembles including the Vilasi Quartet, the Cumberland Quartet, and the newly formed chamber music society, FayAllegro.

Kristin is a Nationally Board Certified Teacher and is starting her 18th year teaching.  She is an Orchestra Director in the Cumberland County School System (Gray’s Creek), and began conducting the Cumberland County Youth Orchestra in 2003.  She maintains a small private studio of violin, viola, and classical mandolin students.

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 in collaboration with The Army Ground Forces Band of Ft. Bragg. 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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Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 302
Fayetteville, NC 28302

Office Location:
308 Green St., Suite 200
Fayetteville, NC 28301
P: (910) 433-4690
F: (910)433-4699
Office Hours:
Monday-Thursday
9:00am-5:00pm

info@fayettevillesymphony.org

 

Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra

308 GREEN ST., SUITE 200
Fayetteville, NC 28301

 

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