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

Friday, July 1, 2022 | Time TBD

Festival Park

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

Featured Musician

Alison Mossey – Third Flute, Piccolo

After earning her bachelors degree from the Hartt School of Music, Alison Mossey relocated to NC to study at East Carolina University, where she earned her masters degree in flute performance.  A former winner of the Music Teachers’ National Association Woodwind Competition, Alison has also performed with the Chautauqua Festival Orchestra, the Champlain Valley Symphony Orchestra, and the Greenville Pops Orchestra.  Her teachers include Christine Gustafson, John Wion, Julius Baker, and Timothy Hutchins.  Alison currently performs as principal flutist of the Barton-Wilson Symphony Orchestra and as piccoloist the Tar River Symphony Wind Ensemble as well as the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra. She also teaches at the Music Academy of Eastern Carolina and at The Oakwood School in Greenville, NC.

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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