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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

The FASO Annual Meeting

Monday, May 9, 2022 at Carrol's Creek Cafe

The FASO Annual Meeting

The FASO Annual Meeting will take place on Monday, May 9, 2022 at Carrol’s Creek Cafe from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. This will be a wine and appetizer reception. The cost is $25 per person.

The Annual Meeting is your chance to learn more about our activities during the past year, as well as ideas for next season. Our new Board Officers will be introduced, and you’ll be able to connect with old and new fellow music lovers.

Spain Tour

Travel with the ASO on its first international concert tour to Spain

The Friends of the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra (FASO) invite you to join the orchestra on the official patron tour in support of your ASO. 12 Days / 10 nights in Spain: Madrid>Zaragoza>Valencia>Granada>Madrid.  Romantic attractions, fabulous food and four chances to hear the ASO perform in some of Spain’s best concert halls.