To become a FASO member click here.

What is FASO?

As a group of dynamic music lovers, the Friends of the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra:
  • Supports the Annapolis Symphony’s music education and community outreach programs
  • Raises community awareness of the Annapolis Symphony
  • Awards scholarships for young musicians
  • Provides hospitality for guest artists

Music Education and Community Outreach

We support:
  • The Music Van program at local schools
  • Pre-Concert lectures
  • Music education in designated local schools
  • Music lessons for young musicians
  • For more information on the Symphony’s education and outreach programs, CLICK HERE.

Orchestra Support

We provide:
  • Support for major Symphony events (Opening Night Gala, Pops in the Park concert)
  • Assistance to the Symphony office staff
  • Gift baskets for guest artists
  • Assistance at musician’s auditions


We raise funds and enjoy:
  • MARDI GRAS with delightful, homemade Creole dishes
  • Champagne Sunday featuring champagne, hors d’oeuvres, music at a spectacular home or public venue
  • Concert of Tastes offering the best dishes from the finest restaurants and caterers
  • Special small group events all year long


By becoming a FASO member you:
  • Form new friendships
  • Enjoy unique and interesting events
  • Experience the Symphony in exciting new ways


  • The membership year is from June 1 - May 31.
  • If you become a member between April and June 1, you will be considered an active member of FASO for the following year.



Photos by Don Dement

Welcome to the Friends of the Annapolis Symphony!  You’ve never had so much fun doing good.