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The Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra will be featuring your original artwork in our Storytime with the Symphony musical adaptation of  ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas. When submitting artwork, please include the name you would like displayed with the picture and the child’s age (if 18 or under). This event is open to all ages, submissions must be received by November 15th, 2020, for consideration. Here are some themes to consider for your drawing or illustration:

• “Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse!”

•  “The stockings were hung by the chimney with care”

•  “…children were nestled all snug in their beds”

•  Santa/sleigh on the roof

•  Santa Claus leaving toys/filling stockings

•  snowy night scenes

•  sleigh with reindeer

•  reindeer

•  sleigh full of toys

•  Santa Claus

As a reminder, ARTWORK MUST BE SUBMITTED BY NOVEMBER 15. You can submit your artwork by mail or dropping it off at the FSO office; or you can email it to:

Please include the following information:  ___Artist Name   ___Artist Age   ___Phone Number  ___Parent/Guardian Name (if artist is under 18) 

___Artist or Parent/Guardian Email  ___How you would like artist name to appear (i.e. full name, first name with last initial, initials only)



Featured Musician

Dr. Cat Keen Hock – Third Clarinet, Bass Clarinet

Cat Keen HockDr. Catherine Keen Hock, originally from eastern North Carolina, has found a home teaching and performing in the Piedmont Triad area of NC.  Currently, Cat is the bass clarinetist for the Fayetteville and Salisbury Symphony Orchestras and is a member of the woodwind faculty at the Music Academy of North Carolina.  Cat is an avid supporter of new music, especially chamber music, and is a founding member of the award-winning ensemble Quintet Sirocco.  She completed a DMA in Clarinet Performance and a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Historical Musicology at UNC Greensboro in 2012, and her previous degrees include a MM in Performance from UNCG and a BA with Honors in Music Performance from Wake Forest University. Cat has studied with Kelly Burke, Anthony Taylor, Edwin Riley, Eileen Young, and Michael Waddell. 

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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