Friends of the Orlando Philharmonic
 
 

How Do I Get Involved?

The Friends are engaged in a myriad of activities in support of the Orchestra. Several areas where help is needed are described below.

If you would like additional information concerning volunteer opportunities please contact Bea Hoelle-Hawes.

FOPO Volunteer Opportunities

OPO Administrative Support

  • Routine coverage for the reception desk and telephone.
  • Organizing and filing United Arts information.
  • Assisting in the Development Department (e.g. mailings).
  • Entering spreadsheet data (requires Excel or other data base skills).
  • Production assistance (requires physical strength) contact Paul Leake

To help with this activity please contact: Karin D'Aurora

Fundraising Activities

  • Serving on Event Committees.
  • Procuring auction items for events.
  • Hosting informances.

To help with this activity please contact: Bea Hoelle-Hawes or Debra Lupton

Membership Recruitment

  • Contacting members to invite them to events.
  • Recruiting new members.

To help with this activity please contact: Melanie Barton-Gauss

Receptions

  • Procuring refreshments for and setting up concert receptions.

To help with this activity please contact: Sandi McCourt

Education

  • Assisting with education sessions at schools, hospitals, OPO offices, and theatres; organizing attendees.

To help with this activity please contact: Craig Luongo

Auditions

  • Assisting with vacancy mailings.
  • Assisting with the registration of candidates.

To help with this activity please contact: Bea Hoelle-Hawes

Friends Organizational Support

  • Assisting in managing the Friends' organization including communications, planning, finance, web site, etc.
  • Assist in coordinating arrangements for Friends meetings including providing luncheon food and refreshments.

To help with this activity please contact: Bea Hoelle-Hawes

Musician Transportation

  • Transporting out-of-town performers to/from airport and hotel

To help with this activity please contact: Bea Hoelle-Hawes

Musician Hosting

  • Hosting, in your private home, out-of-town musicians who drive to Orlando for a concert. This helps attract high quality musicians by reducing out-of-pocket expenses.

To help with this activity please contact: Bea Hoelle-Hawes

 

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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