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 - Wednesday October 20, 2021 at 3PM at The Plaza Live. Please visit our Meetings page to RSVP by October 18.

Board of Directors - October 13, 2021, 1:30PM at The Plaza Live.

Up-Coming Events

Seven fundraising events have been planned so far for this year with the possibility of more being added at a later time. The next three events are described below. Please visit our Fabulous Fundraisers events page for details on all of our events and to register.

Virtuoso Pianist Benjamin Hochman
The Home of Debra Lupton
Wednesday, November 3, 2021: 6:30 PM

The New York Times wrote “classical music doesn’t get better than this” referring to Jerusalem-born virtuoso pianist and conductor, Benjamin Hochman. Debra Lupton hosts this special evening featuring Mr. Hochman who has performed with top orchestras around the world. Seating is limited. $125 per person.

Please visit our Fabulous Fundraisers events page to sign up.

Stella Sung
Winter Park University Club
Sunday, December 5, 2021: 2:00 PM

Nationally and internationally known, Stella Sung will share how she composes music for opera. Professor Sung is a multifaceted composer, musician, and is the Director of UCF’s Center for Research and Education in Arts, Technology and Entertainment. This December 17-19, Opera Orlando premieres The Secret River with music composed by Stella Sung. $125 per person.

Please visit our Fabulous Fundraisers events page for more information and to sign up.

Friends Musical Insights 2022
The Plaza Live
January 10; February 14; March 7; and April 4, 2022

Reservations are now open for this 4-part, award-winning, music awareness series. Responding to audience members’ requests, this season promises to be an interesting and engaging exploration of a diverse array of musical subjects. No knowledge of music is required! Come prepared to listen, learn, and have fun with friends, both old and new. All classes are held at the Plaza Live and begin at 5 PM with refreshments at 4:30 PM. A virtual option may be available if necessary. Series: $175 per person; $135 for Friends members.

Please visit our Fabulous Fundraisers events page for more information and to sign up.


Pictures from Previous Events

Pictures from some of our previous events are available for viewing here.

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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