Become a Friend

Friends of the Annapolis Symphony OrchestraThe Friends of the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra (FASO) is a dynamic group of music lovers whose primary goal is to raise funds to support the music education programs of the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra.

In addition to raising funds for the Symphony’s programs, FASO members regularly volunteer their time and energy at major Symphony events, musician auditions, provide hospitality for guest artists, and elevate the Symphony’s standing in the Annapolis community.

What are the benefits to being a FASO Member?

You forge new friendships around a shared love for the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra.

You get to enjoy unique, and sometimes exclusive, events for active FASO members

What events does FASO host during the year?

FASO hosts a number of events during the year. They include, but are not limited to:

  • Movie Nights, with a focus on music
  • Dine to Donate events at local Annapolis restaurants
  • An Annual Membership Appreciation Event
  • Music & Poetry
  • Italian Night
  • Champagne Sunday
  • Concert of Tastes
  • Musical Tours around the World

All proceeds from FASO hosted events directly benefit the education programs of the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra

How do I become a member?

To become a member of FASO, click here.

Membership is $75 for a couple, $50 for an individual.

The membership year is from June 1 to 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.

How can I get updates on FASO activities and fundraising?

Once every quarter, members of the FASO Board compile the Quarter Notes newsletter for FASO members. If you are an active member, you will receive a hard copy in the mail.

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Upcoming Events

Dine to Donate at Killarney House

Monday, June 28, 2021 | All Day


The Friends of the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra invite you to participate in a curbside Dine to Donate event with Killarney House on Monday, June 28, 2020-all day!

Enjoy a specially curated menu of Killarney favorites all while supporting the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra and its education programs. Reservations are required for inside dining.

Dine to Donate Information

What is the cost?

$25 per person (plus tax and gratuity)

What is the menu?

Traditional Potato & Leek Soup or House Side Salad

Option 1
Fish & Chips

Option 2
Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad

Option 3
Medieval Beef Stew

Traditional Irish Bread Pudding

Can I substitute different meals for any of the courses?

No. There are no substitutions offered with this Dine to Donate event.

I have more questions. Who do I contact?

If you have any additional questions about the Art Soiree or making a purchase, please email Maryilyn Lyons.

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