The Friends is a volunteer organization dedicated to supporting the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra of Orlando, Florida by:
- Promoting community awareness and appreciation of the Orchestra through social, cultural and educational events and programs directed towards current as well as the next generation of symphonic music patrons.
- Contributing to the financial strength of the Orchestra.
- Providing volunteer support to the Orchestra's management and staff.
General Membership - "Celebrating David Schillhammer." - Sunday February 14, 2016 - 4PM to 7PM. Details to be announced shortly. Please see the Meetings page to make your reservation.
Board of Directors - Wednesday April 6, 2016, 3:30PM.
Plaza 'Live' Construction Progress Pictures
Pictures and descriptions of the construction progress at the Plaza 'Live" are available on our FaceBook page. Click here to go right to them. You need not be a member of Facebook to view the pictures. Just click the link and start browsing!
Eight fundraising events have been planned for this year. The next couple of events are described below. Please visit our Fabulous Fundraisers events page for details on all of our events and to register.
Pictures at an Exhibition!
Maestro Jacobsen talks about this beloved Mussorgsky composition and Ravel’s popular arrangements. Marc and Sharon Hagle are hosting this event in their spectacular Winter Park home. Cocktails and hearty hors d’oeuvres. $130 per person; $100 for Friends members. Please go to the Fabulous Fundraisers page to sign up.
Stravinsky and Ravel!
Maestro Jacobsen leads this informance about the forthcoming "Dances of Stravinsky and Ravel." Steve Beck performs on Julia and Tony Rudez’s Steinway grand in their spectacular Lake Adair home. Cocktails and hearty hors d’oeuvres. $130 per person; $100 for Friends members. Please go to the Fabulous Fundraisers page to sign up.
Jeans and Jewels Returns
Wrap up the season with this ever-popular party – live music, dancing, silent auction, drinks and full buffet at the Winter Park Garden Club. $90 per person; $70 for Friends members. Please go to the Fabulous Fundraisers page to sign up.
Pictures from Previous Events
Pictures from some of our previous events (for both this and previous years) are available for viewing on our Facebook page.
NOTE: You need not be a member of Facebook to view the pictures. Just click the link and start browsing!