FASO’s mission is to be the premiere orchestra that will sustain artistic excellence in the community, and to be the avenue of cultural growth especially for the youth, and help in developing love and pride, not only in music, but in one’s identity.


FASO serves as the global paragon of Filipino culture in symphony music.



Artistic Excellence: FASO is committed to the highest level of artistry.

Integrity: FASO underscores professionalism, punctuality, and respect.

Education: We provide learning opportunities for students of all ages and abilities, especially for the under-served.

Enrichment: FASO enhances listeners’ quality of life through the power of music.

Legacy: FASO is committed to expanding a musical heritage for present and future generations.

Financial Responsibility: We are committed to financial sustainability to ensure the fulfillment of FASO’s legacy.

Cultural Growth: We value the richness of Filipino symphonic music and promote its wider appreciation as a contribution to the community.

Diversity & Inclusion: We do not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, height, weight, physical or mental ability, veteran status, military obligations, and marital status.

Non-Partisan: FASO is committed to serving all communities and is a strictly non-partisan organization. FASO does not endorse, is not affiliated with, or raise money for any political party or candidate. Views expressed by individual persons affiliated with FASO do not represent the views of the organization.

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