Fenton, MI — February 6, 2020
Looking for that special evening to take your Valentine to. How about a night out with the Fenton Community Orchestra.
This season Fenton Community Orchestra is celebrating its tenth anniversary of being part of this inspiring community. Join our talented musicians and Fall in Love with the FCO this Valentine’s Day. The concert begins at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, February 14, in the Fenton High School Ruby Zima Auditorium. Admission is $10.
FCO’s Symphony Orchestra will perform a variety of classical and movie music under
the baton of our beloved, Grammy-nominated music educator, composer, and conductor
Andrew David Perkins said FCO Manager Tetyana Clark. “Attendees will also have a
chance to enter to win various prizes, including gift cards to local restaurants and
Founded in 2010, the mission of the FCO is to provide a place for musicians of all ages to
connect through music and offer a fun and educational program for both our members and
community. “Over the past 10 years, we’ve grown from 30 musicians in 2010 to over 120 musicians today across our three community ensembles: FCO’s Symphony Orchestra, Simply Strings, and Prelude String Orchestra and performed for over 30,000 patrons and community members,” said Eric Szczepanski, FCO Chairman of the Board. “We’d like to thank our community and local businesses for supporting our commitment to enriching the performing arts with concerts in local schools, senior centers, and community events.”
Tickets are $10 and on sale at Fenton’s Open Book and online at FentonOrchestra.org. All tickets include a special coupon offer for 15% off food at The Laundry between February 15-29. Proceeds from the concert will be used to help the FCO leverage matching grants that support their performing arts programs.
The FCO’s 10th season is sponsored by Flint Marathon Oil, The Laundry, The State Bank, Commercial Graphics of Michigan, Peabody Insurance, Fenton Area Public Schools, Southern Lakes Parks & Recreation and the city of Fenton DDA. The FCO is also supported in part by grants from the Michigan Council of Arts and Cultural Affairs, National Endowment for the Arts, Share Art Genesee, and the Fenton Community Fund of the
Community Foundation of Greater Flint.
About the Fenton Community Orchestra
Founded in 2010, the FCO’s (a community-supported orchestra) mission is to provide a place for musicians of all ages to connect through music by offering an educational and entertaining music program for its members, community, and audience. The FCO is a 501c3 non-profit organization and donations are tax-deductible. To learn more and support the FCO, visit www.fentonorchestra.org
Spring Concert – April 24 & 25 @ Fenton High School Auditorium
Music in the Park – June 4 @ Rackham Park – Fenton Community Center backyard