Celebrating 92 years.

The Greater Fall River Symphony Society is dedicated to bringing quality music to the community. We hope you will join us as we celebrate our 92nd season.

Committed to Our Community.

Our community orchestra is made up of amateur and professional musicians with one common goal: to share our passion for music with our community and each other.

Scholarship Opportunities.

High school seniors who have performed with the symphony for at least one year are eligible to apply for a college scholarship. Applicants must be participating in music at college but do not have to major in music to apply. If you are interested in contributing to our scholarship fund, please contact us.

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2016-2017 is our 92nd season!

Concert Dates for 2016-2017 Season
November 6, 2016
December 11, 2016
February 26, 2017
May 7, 2017

Spring Concert - May 7, 2017
Movies & More!
Let Spring bring music to your ears!
Music includes A Tribute to John Williams by Williams, Spiderman by Elfman, Harry Potter Through the Years by Custer, Frozen by Krogstad, Downton Abbey: The Suite by Lunn, The Dark Knight Suite by Lopez and Concerto by Elgar.
Conductor: Douglas McRay Daniels

Adults:$15 Child/Student:Free

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Margaret L. Jackson Arts Center Theater
Bristol Community College


Sarah Hughes

Sarah Hughes has played in numerous orchestras in her home state as well as in Massachusetts upon moving into the state. In Georgia, she was a member of local orchestras such as the Kendall Youth Orchestra and the Gwinnett County Youth symphony, as well as the Gwinnett Symphony. She taught a few of her own students during this time as well. She performed in the GMEA Allstate orchestra in 2015, and was the principle cellist the of New Bedford Youth Symphony and the Southeastern district orchestra in Massachusetts just last year. Sarah performed the Haydn in C full concerto as guest soloist for the Dasolo chamber orchestra in Georgia, of which the concert master was Norman Bernal. She currently studies in the New England Conservatory's Prep School, where she studies under Ronald Lowry, the current principle cellist of the Boston Ballet and the Boston Pops.

Costume Contest at May 7 Concert

Be a part of the fun at the FRSO’s concert, “Movies and More”. Dress up as your favorite character as you listen to themes from favorites such as Harry Potter, Frozen, Pirates of the Caribbean, Spiderman, The Sound of Music and for adults or some precocious children, Downton Abbey. The best costume for the kids will win a movie-themed gift basket and the best costume for adults will win a subscription to the 2017-18 FRSO concert series. So, brush off your wizarding hats, magic wands and sparkly capes, dig up your skull and crossbones and doubloons, break out your lederhosen or your corset and gown and join us at 3:00 pm at BCC’s Jackson Auditorium for a rollicking good time. Refreshments will be served after the concert.