Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra Endowment at Cumberland Community Foundation

2015 Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra Endowment Video Courtesy of Moonlight Communications.


FSO Promo

2011 Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra Promo Video Courtesy of The Arts Council of Fayetteville/Cumberland County and Moonlight Communications, Inc.


Respighi: Pini di Roma
I pini della Via Appia


Respighi: Fontane di Roma
La fontana del Tritone al mattino

Videos taken and edited by Raul Rubiera – www.raulrubiera.com

Featured Musician

Joseph Murrell – Bass Trombone

Joseph Murrell webJoseph Murrell, a native of Louisville, Kentucky, joined the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra as Bass Trombone in July 2015. In addition to his position in the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra, he has performed with the Dayton Philharmonic, Richmond Symphony and Kentucky Symphony Orchestras. He has also frequently performed with the Dayton Winds, and Derby City Brass Band. Joseph, active in the trombone community, is also a contributor to the International Trombone Association Publication, acting as a Literature Reviewer for newly composed works and method books.
As a pedagogue, Joseph has maintained a private teaching studio for almost a decade, acting as Brass Faculty at North Hardin High School, The Brown School for Performing Arts, Beechwood Independent and Randall K. Cooper High School. Many of his students have gone on to study music at the University level.
Joseph Murrell received his Masters of Music degree from the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music where he studied with Peter Norton and Timothy Anderson. He holds a Bachelor of Music from the University of Louisville where he studied with Dr. Brett Shuster. Joseph is currently a Doctorate of Musical Arts Candidate at the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.

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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