Friends of the Orlando Philharmonic

Our Mission

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

Next Meeting

General Membership - January 23, 2018, 4PM; Plaza Live. As always reservations are required. Please visit our Meetings page to RSVP.

Board of Directors - January 19, 2018 4:00PM at the Plaza Live.

Up-Coming Events

Ten 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.

Carnival of the Animals
Central Florida Zoo and Botanical Gardens
Saturday, January 27, 2018: 2:30PM – 5 PM

Arrive early and enjoy complimentary admission to the Zoo as part of your Friends reservation for this event. There will be refreshments followed by a musical performance led by Mark Fischer. Individual/Family*: $60/100; Friends members: $50/$90. Non-alcoholic beverages included; cash bar for beer and wine. Rain or shine. Please go to the Fabulous Fundraisers page to sign up.

* Family includes 2 adults and up to 4 children under 18.

Valentines and Bernstein
Lake Nona Golf & Country Club
Sunday, February 11, 2018: 3 – 6 PM

Bring your sweetie or BFF to the stunning Lake Nona Country Club for an elegant afternoon of refreshments and music. $150 per person; $125 per Friends member or $200 for Friends member plus guest. Sponsored in part by Diane and Robert Smedley. Please go to the Fabulous Fundraisers page to sign up.

Old Blue Eyes at the Plaza Live
Plaza Live
Sunday, March 4, 2018: 4PM

Please join us for a trip down memory lane with the music of Frank Sinatra and friends featuring Albert George Schram. Refreshments and cash bar. $60 per person; $50 for Friends. Please go to the Fabulous Fundraisers page 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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