Friends of the Orlando Philharmonic

Our Mission

The Friends is a volunteer organization dedicated to supporting the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra of Orlando, Florida by:

Recent Schedule Changes

Next Meeting

General Membership - Friends Luncheon Meeting: Election of Officers and Directors - Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 12 Noon.

Board of Directors - Wednesday May 6, 2015, 12:30PM at the Orchestra offices.

Up-Coming Events

Thirteen 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.

Derby Day Party, Run for the Roses
Hosted by David Schillhammer & John Starks, Orlando
May 2, 2015 - 4:30PM

Wagering permitted benefiting the Philharmonic; hats required for ladies. $75 per person; $50 for Friends.Please go to the Fabulous Fundraisers page to sign up.

Jeans and Jewels "Boots and Bling" and Party @ the Plaza
The Plaza Live Theater, Orlando
June 20, 2015

This year Jeans & Jewels is being merged with OPO's Party @ The Plaza. Hosted at the orchestra’s new home, The Plaza ‘Live’, guests will have the opportunity to “choose their own musical experiences.” As they make their way through the Plaza Theater, guests will sample food and drink from multiple catering stations, browse an array of exciting musical experiences in the silent auction, and experience five spaces of musical entertainment, including the outdoor stage, a piano lounge, two concert stages, and pop-up musical surprises throughout the evening. Music genres range from Rock, to Classical, to Jazz, and more. Tickets will be available through the OPO box office. $75 per person advanced purchase; $65 for Friends. Day of event price is $85 per person.


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!

Links to Related Web Sites

Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra

Link to Orlando Philharmonic


Friends Facebook page

Link to the Friends Facebook page


Plaza Live!

Link to Plaza Live

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