FAYETTEVILLE SYMPHONY

FSYO Summer Camps

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About

The Fayetteville Symphony Youth Orchestra Summer Camps are individualized focused day camps that offer small ensemble playing opportunities, daily group and individualized instruction, and masterclasses/lectures for instrumental students ages 13 and up.

This summer we are offering two sessions:

FSYO String Camp will be held June 12-16, 2023 from 9am-2pm. This camp is led by Ms. Kristin Stiteler, Fayetteville Symphony Youth Orchestra Director and FSO violist. Ms. Stiteler will be joined by other professional FSO musicians to provide a unique learning opportunity for students in attendance. The cost to attend is $300 or $350 with lunch included. Some scholarships are available. Registration will open on February 1, 2023.

FSYO Band Camp will be held June 19-23, 2023 from 9am-2pm. This camp is led by Mr. Tim Parsons, Fayetteville Symphony Youth Band Director and percussionist. Mr. Parsons will be joined by other professional FSO musicians to provide a unique learning opportunity for students in attendance. The cost to attend is $300 or $350 with lunch included. Some scholarships are available. Registration will open on February 1, 2023.

Student Reviews:

“The teachers were funny, good, friendly, and amazing people!”

“I improved my sound A LOT!”

“I learned stuff that I wouldn’t learn in band.”

“The camp went into a lot of topics not covered anywhere else, so as a player, I became better. It was also fun working in chamber groups which provided a different experience for me.”

What to Expect

  • Instruction and coaching with FSYO directors and professional musicians of the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra
  • Small ensemble playing, to help each individual excel on their instrument, while learning to build musicianship by working in a collaborative setting
  • Group discussions on fundamentals, intonation, technique, repertoire, auditions, and much more!
  • Culminating concert on the last day of camp
  • If there are multiple chamber ensembles for a specific camp, placement auditions may be held the first day to determine ensemble placement
  • Music will be distributed the first day of camp

Registration is now OPEN!

Featured Musician

Lilian-Terri Dahlenburg

Lilian-Terri Dahlenburg joins the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra as principal viola with the start of the 2018-2019 season.  Born and raised in Australia, Lilian-Terri began studies on the violin and then switched to viola during her undergraduate degree.  She holds associate music diplomas from the Australian Music Examinations Board in violin and viola, bachelor of music from the University of Melbourne and an honours degree from the Elder Conservatorium, South Australia.  She has been a participant in the Australian Festival of Chamber Music and orchestral training programs with the Melbourne Youth Orchestra, Australian Youth Orchestra, Tasmanian and Melbourne Symphony Orchestras.
Prior to coming to the United States, Lilian-Terri was based in Adelaide, South Australia where she was teaching violin and viola privately and in schools including Prince Alfred College and for the junior program at the Elder Conservatorium.  She was also a member of the Zephyr String Quartet where she performed across a range of genres and collaborated with art forms such as painting, dance and poetry.  During her time with the quartet they received an APRA/AMCOS Australian Art Music Award.  Performances included the Adelaide and Perth Fringe Festivals, the Edinburgh International Festival with the Leigh Warren Dance Company and for the Australian Embassy in Manila, Philippines.
In 2012 Lilian-Terri was a recipient of a teaching assistantship at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst where she completed a master of music degree.  She continued further studies in Boston as the Jack Megan Outreach Scholar with a teaching assistantship at the Longy School of Music of Bard College where she holds a graduate performance diploma.  Lilian-Terri has been a participant at the Colorado College Music Festival (2014) and was awarded a full scholarship to participate in the Cremona International Music Academy in Italy (2016).  She has also adjudicated for the Massachusetts Music Educators All-State Orchestra program (2014, 2015, 2017).
Lilian-Terri moved to North Carolina in 2017 and resides in Winston-Salem with her husband, violinist Andy Licht and their cat, Gussie.  Outside of music she enjoys hiking, creating macramé pieces and fueling an obsession with creating an indoor jungle at home.

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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