Upcoming Events

Sand Tunes – Music of the Carolina Coast

Join the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra as we partner with Band of Oz for an evening of music and dancing. Supported by the Fayetteville Area Shag Association, we celebrate the quintessential music of the Carolinas. The Fayetteville Symphony and Band of Oz will perform together during the first half of the evening and Band of Oz will take over the remainder of the program. Put your dancing shoes on and spend the evening with us!


General Admission – $50 per person

General Admission Ticket Includes:

  • 2 Complimentary Drink Tickets (Beer, Wine, Soda & Water will be available)
  • Doors open at 6pm – Seating is first come, first serve
  • Complimentary “Shag” dance lessons will be available during the first hour; live music begins at 7pm
  • A variety of food trucks will be offering a tasty selection of items for purchase


Looking for lodging?

The Courtyard by Marriott Spring Lake is offering a discounted rate from $119/night for patrons attending the Sand Tunes event. For more information on this offer, or to book a room,


Become A VIP Sponsor!

An extraordinary opportunity to support the symphony during our Spring fundraiser. VIP sponsor tables are limited – act now!

  • $2000 Conductor’s Table (1 available): Maestro Stefan Sanders will join you at your exclusive sponsor table of 8. Includes early VIP access, VIP bar and a special meal provided only to VIP guests.
  • $1000 Sponsor Table: Exclusive sponsor table of 8 includes early VIP access, VIP bar and a special meal provided only to VIP guests.
  • $500 Sponsor: VIP tickets for 4 include early VIP access, VIP bar, VIP seating and a special meal provided on to VIP guests.

Each sponsor will have the opportunity for their business or organization recognized on this page, on our social media sites during the lead-up to the event, and at the event.


For more information on this event, please call our office at 910.433.4690



Featured Musician

Warren Ferguson – Viola

Violist Warren Ferguson has been a member of the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra since 2008. He is also a member of other regional orchestras including the Raleigh Symphony Orchestra, Musica Chamber Ensemble, the Wilson Symphony Orchestra, and the Carolina Philharmonic. He performs the majority of the weekends of the year. He is a past member of the Long Bay Symphony and Dayton Philharmonic and has played with the North Carolina Symphony and Durham Symphony. He also plays violin, including classical, popular, Irish and Celtic music, bluegrass, and jazz, appearing with other talented like minded musicians. He studied viola performance at the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music where he received his Bachelors of Music, and went on to receive a Masters in Computer Science from the College of Engineering at Wright State University and studied Irish traditional music at the University of Limerick. His regular day job is as a software engineer. He considers written music in many respects, as the first programming language. He loves to play music and finds it helps provide a good life balance that brings enjoyment to many.


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 28301
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Fayetteville, NC 28301


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