Internships

We are accepting internship applications for spring and summer 2024! Please email Anna Meyer, Executive Director, with any questions at ameyer@fayettevillesymphony.org.

Internship Programs

Application Deadline: January 2, 2024 (spring), May 1, 2024 (summer)

Marketing Internship

The Marketing Intern will report directly to the Marketing & Office Manager. The Marketing Intern will work with our team to plan, market, and execute the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra’s concerts and events.

Internship duties will include:

  • Assist with marketing the FSO’s events and concerts. This may include social media, digital, or print marketing.
  • Work the box office during our ticketed concerts
  • Take photos and videos during concerts and events
  • Work with the Marketing & Office Manager to train, schedule, and manage volunteers
  • Assist with the set-up and breakdown of events and concerts
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • 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
  • Experience using ticketing software or POS systems

Interns can expect to work 10-15 hours/week and will be required to work some evenings and weekends. This is not a paid opportunity.

Education Internship

The Education Intern will report directly to the Executive Director. The Education Intern will work closely with our education team to plan and execute the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra’s education programs.

Internship duties will include:

  • Monitor registration forms and communicate with parents and participants
  • Work with FSO staff to market our education programs
  • Set up and clean up rehearsal rooms
  • Check in participants and communicate with parents in the event of an absence
  • Assist with rehearsals and performances
  • Take photos and videos during rehearsals and performances
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Leadership experience
  • Ability to play a musical instrument
  • Seeking a degree in music education
  • Familiarity with Canva and Google Drive

Interns can expect to work 10-15 hours/week and will be required to work some evenings and weekends. This is not a paid opportunity. 

Featured Musician

Jessica Miller – Principal Oboe

Jessica Miller holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education with a Performance Certificate from the University of South Carolina and a Master of Music degree in Oboe Performance from Florida State University. Her teachers, respectively, were Rebecca Nagel and Eric Ohlsson. Miller is the Principal Oboist with the Long Bay Symphony in Myrtle Beach, SC, Second Oboe in the Fayetteville Symphony Orchestra, and a frequent freelance player. Other organizations with which she plays include the Charleston, Augusta, and Hilton Head Symphonies and the South Carolina Philharmonic. While living in Florida, she had the opportunity to perform with the Tallahassee, Pensacola, and Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestras. As well as maintaining an active private studio, Jessica is a faculty member, teaching oboe, at the University of North Carolina Wilmington and Coastal Carolina University.  She lives in Myrtle Beach, SC with her husband Robbie and daughter Maggie.

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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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