The Fairbanks Symphony Orchestra is dedicated to promoting the musical arts in Fairbanks and throughout Alaska by performing symphonic music of the highest caliber and by offering educational programs for individuals of all ages designed to train new musicians, cultivate musical knowledge and foster individual development and music appreciation.
How Pick.Click.Give. makes a difference
Donations received through Pick.Click.Give. provide vital monetary support for the many educational programs, guest artist recitals and concerts presented by the Fairbanks Symphony. Your donation ensures that the Fairbanks Symphony can continue to provide much needed music education programs for young musicians in Fairbanks, performance opportunities for community musicians and high caliber performances for Fairbanks and surrounding communities.
The Fairbanks Symphony Education Programs:
The Fairbanks Youth Orchestras: 3 training orchestras and a wind ensemble
Children's Concert: a dedicated concert for children in the Fairbanks North Star Borough
Concerto Competition: young musicians compete to perform with the Fairbanks Symphony.
Kids2Concerts: provides complementary tickets to students
Symphony in the Schools: Symphony musicians provide specialized instruction in the public schools.
Suzuki Institute: Week long day camp for students studying the Suzuki method
Summer Music Academy: 2 week long day camp for Jr/Sr High school instrumentalists and vocalists.
The Fairbanks Symphony performs 5 subscription concerts per year. 2-3 guest artist recitals are presented each year and 1 special concert - the Design Alaska Holiday concert.
4 major fundraising events are held each year: The Holiday Market and Auction, The C-Note Poker Tournament, Rhapsody in Red and White Wine Tasting and the BB5K Beat Beethoven 5K Run.