We are accepting internship applications for Summer 2023! Please email Anna Meyer, Executive Director, with any questions at ameyer@fayettevillesymphony.org.

Summer 2023 Internships

Application Deadline: Rolling

Marketing Internship

The Marketing Intern will report directly to the Marketing and Office Manager. The Marketing Intern will work with our team to plan and execute the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra’s Independence Concert. This is our biggest concert of the year bringing in over 5000 people. The Marketing Intern may also help with other summer events including fundraisers, Symphony on Tap concerts, tabling events, etc. 

Internship duties will include:

Independence Concert:

  • Assist with marketing the Independence Concert. This may include social media, digital, or print marketing.
  • Work with the administrative team to contract food and beverage vendors for the event.
  • Assist with the set-up and breakdown of the event.


  • Assist with general marketing efforts for the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra.
  • Attend fundraisers and Symphony on Tap events.
  • Represent the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra at local events, markets, and fairs. 
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Applicants must be enrolled in or recently graduated from a college or university
  • Demonstrated interest in the music industry and/or marketing. 
  • At least 1 year of work experience in any field.
  • Ability to work well with others.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Leadership experience
  • Familiarity with Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok
  • Familiarity with Canva and Google Drive

The start date for this internship is flexible and the anticipated end date is August 11, 2023. Interns can expect to work 10-15 hours/week with most hours being M-F 9-5. Interns may be asked to work evenings and weekends. This is not a paid opportunity. 

Featured Musician

Dr. Timothy Altman – Principal Trumpet

Dr. Timothy Meyer Altman is Professor of Music at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP). He teaches trumpet, conducting, and is the Director of Bands (conducting the Wind Ensemble and Concert Band). He was Chair of the Department of Music at UNCP for 10 years (National Association of Schools of Music accredited). He taught instrumental and general music at the elementary, middle school, high school, and university level in Virginia, Wisconsin, Kentucky, and North Carolina. 

Altman was a Fulbright U.S. Scholar in Malta during spring 2019. North Carolina governor, Roy Cooper, appointed him to the Board of Trustees of the North Carolina Symphony in 2017. He had Lectureships at Ludwigsburg University (Germany) in 2017 and 2018. 

He led the UNCP Wind Ensemble in performances at the North Carolina Music Educators Association (NCMEA) conference in 2005, 2008, and 2014 with guest conductors Brian Balmages, Sam Hazo, Robert W. Smith, Jay Bocook, and his father, Ed Altman (a distinguished music educator in Virginia). Dr. Altman also led the UNCP Trumpet Ensemble in performances at the International Trumpet Guild (ITG) conference in 2012, 2014, and 2017. He has commissioned new music from Eric Ewazen, James Sochinski, James Hosay, Kyle Newmaster, Joe Sheehan, Kevin McKee, and James Stephenson. His music articles have been published in Teaching Music (NAfME), the North Carolina Music Educator, Keynotes, and the ITG journal.  

Altman completed his Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) in trumpet performance at the University of Kentucky (studying with Terry Everson). He also has Music Education degrees from Virginia Tech (BA) and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (MME). He has performed at international conferences (Midwest International Band and Orchestra Clinic, International Trumpet Guild, etc.). Altman performed/lectured at the Royal College of Music (London); Amman, Jordan (middle east); Bologna and Trento, Italy; Ludwigsburg, Germany; Mexico City, Mexico; Malta, Puerto Rico, and throughout the U.S. He is principal trumpet of the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra (NC) and the Carolina Philharmonic. He has performed with The Four Tops, The Temptations, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, trumpets Allen Vizzutti, Terry Everson, Vince DiMartino, and many more international artists. The CD “Baroque Music for Two Trumpets, Strings, and Harpsichord” is available on iTunes, Amazon, CDBaby, and YouTube. 

Dr. Altman is a Yamaha Artist.  

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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