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About the GGFSO

The Greater Grand Forks Symphony Orchestra (GGFSO) is a community orchestra based in Grand Forks, North Dakota which began performing in 1908.  GGFSO is only one in a handful of American orchestras older than 100 years.  The Symphony features local and regional musicians in performances of classical and modern symphony music.

Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything. 
- Plato

This is the scroll of a violin, the decorative top that swirls like a scroll.


The mission of the GGFSO puts excellence on stage to improve lives in Grand Forks and the surrounding region.  The intention of the Symphony is to excite, educate, and inspire audiences with the highest quality performances of the most beautiful music.

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