2021-2022 Community Concerts

Free admission concerts open to anyone and everyone!


We are continually monitoring the latest recommendations by the CDC, the state of North Carolina, and the City of Fayetteville to keep you safe and comfortable at our events. The necessary safety measures will be updated as necessary. Currently, masks are required for everyone attending our indoor events as required by the City of Fayetteville. Please check back for updates on these safety measures closer to each event.

Where Were You?

Saturday, September 11, 2021 | 7:30pm

Festival Park

Join the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra and Cape Fear Regional Theater as we remember the 20th anniversary of 9/11 and the strength of the American spirit.


Saturday, October 9, 2021 | 8:00pm

Dirtbag Ales

We are excited to partner with Dirtbag Ales to bring you Symphony Movie Nights. Our first film will be the gothic 1922 German silent film, Nosferatu, with music arranged by Peter B. Kay.

This event is sponsored in part by Mary Flagg and Jim Haugh.


Sunday, December 5, 2021 | 3:00pm

Cedar Falls Baptist Church

Get in the holiday spirit with a special collaboration between your FSO and voices form Cumberland Choral Arts performing Handel’s beloved Messiah. This concert is sure to be a community favorite!

The Kid

Saturday, May 7, 2022 | 8:00pm

Dirtbag Ales

Symphony Movie Nights continue this spring with Charlie Chaplin’s 1921 silent comedy-drama The Kid, with music arranged by Peter B. Kay. Come out and enjoy the weather, the music, and the beer!

Independence Concert & Fireworks

Monday, July 4, 2022 | 8:00pm

Festival Park

Join us in celebrating Independence Day with one of our favorite (and biggest!) concerts of the year.

Featured Musician

Quintin Mallette – Percussion

Quintin MalletteQuintin Mallette is a percussionist and educator in the Northeast Georgia region performing across many genres including Jazz, Orchestral, contemporary/avant-garde, musical theatre, and popular music. He has appeared in performance with several world class musicians including McCoy Tyner, Bill Richards, Arthur Lipner, and Timothy K Adams Jr., including an a guest artists appearances with the Verge Ensemble as a part of their “When Kandisnky met Schoenberg” series at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. He has also appeared in performances at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the Music Center at Strathmore, and the Percussive Arts Society International Convention. As an advocate for contemporary music, Quintin has premiered several new works including most recently the Georgia premier of composer Kevin Ernst’s AdWords/Edward, the first work written for Google Glass. Active as a freelance musician, Quintin has appeared with various orchestras and chamber groups across the southeast including the Savannah Philharmonic, Verge Ensemble, and Washington Soloist Ensemble. Quintin is a proud member of the QROSS percussion duo, and the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra in North Carolina. Quintin is currently pursuing his DMA in percussion performance from the University of Georgia, where he studies with Timothy K. Adams Jr. In addition to his studies, Quintin is the percussion instructor for Oconee County High School, maintains a small private studio, and teaches Percussion Methods at the University of Georgia. Quintin currently resides in Hull, GA with his wife Jacquelyn and two children, Cadence and Dorian.

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.

This organization is supported in part by a space grant from the BB&T Term Endowment of Cumberland Community Foundation, Inc.

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