Friends of the Orlando Philharmonic
 
 

Membership Renewal

If you are looking to renew your membership online (or to print out a blank form) just click here to be directed to the proper page.

Our Mission

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

Next Meeting

General Membership - January 29, 2019 at 4PM with guest OPO musicians Kathy and Jeff Thomas at the Plaza Live. Please visit our Meetings page to RSVP.

Board of Directors - TBD.

Up-Coming Events

Nine fundraising events have been planned for this year. The next three events are described below. Please visit our Fabulous Fundraisers events page for details on all of our events and to register.

Friends Music Academy
Sounds of Music Season 9
The Plaza Live

January 21, 2019; February 11, 2019; March 19, 2019; April 22, 2019

A 4-part program providing opportunities for adults to learn about various aspects of music and enhance their appreciation of our orchestra! All classes are held at the Plaza Live and begin at 5 PM, preceded by refreshments at 4:30 PM. $175 per person; $135 for Friends members. Please go to the Fabulous Fundraisers page for additional details and to sign up.

Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Party
David Schillhammer & John Starks Home
Tuesday, March 5, 2019: 6:30PM

Hosted by David Schillhammer and John Starks, enjoy jazz and wonderful New Orleans cuisine, King cakes, and more. David and John reprise their many wonderful Mardi Gras celebrations in their charming downtown home. Masquerade in your favorite costume and join the parade; an abundance of beads will be provided. $100 per person; $85 for Friends members. Please go to the Fabulous Fundraisers page to sign up.

Focus at the Plaza Live
The Plaza Live
Monday, April 8, 2019: 4:45PM

Mix and mingle with featured artist Bob Carpenter and Resident Composer Angelica Negron at this pre-concert reception immediately preceding Mendelssohn’s Italian Focus performance. Wine, beer, and light refreshments included; concert tickets sold separately. $55 per person; $45 for Friends members. Please go to the Fabulous Fundraisers page for additional details and to sign up.

April in Paris
Barry & Becky Watson Home
Wednesday, April 24, 2019: 7:00PM

This up close and personal evening is designed to enhance your appreciation of the French Soirée concert on the following Saturday. Barry and Becky Watson host this elegant event in their lovely Lake Ivanhoe home, with program highlights by the University of Central Florida Chorus. $125 per person; $100 for Friends members. Please go to the Fabulous Fundraisers page for additional details and to sign up.

Pictures from Previous Events

Pictures from some of our previous events 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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