Dedicated to enhancing and increasing the cultural awareness of classical music
The Fredericksburg Symphony Orchestra is dedicated to enhancing and increasing the cultural awareness of classical music in the central-Virginia community by presenting high caliber performances by amateur and professional musicians, and by encouraging and educating young performing artists.
From its new home at beautiful Lifepoint Auditorium in Central Park, the non-profit FSO will perform four concerts during its Inaugural 2021-22 season: October Masterworks, Holiday Pops, and two Spring concerts. Lifepoint Auditorium is a 1,000-seat hall equipped with a large foyer, ample parking, and concert stage that is unmatched in the region.Founded by longtime Fredericksburg resident (and former conductor of the UMW Philharmonic Orchestra) Maestro Kevin Bartram, the 65-piece FSO is comprised of many of the most talented musicians in the region, both amateur and professional. The group also boasts many of the regions’ finest music teachers and young performers.
Fredericksburg Symphony Orchestra Personnel
The Sheldon Lampert Concertmaster Chair
John Rine Zabanal*
Tia Hederer Iverson
Jilleen Giroux Read
The Thom and Tricia Smelter Principal Cello Chair
The Mary Wynn Richmond McDaniel Principal Clarinet Chair
All orchestra members are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.