The Friends is a volunteer organization dedicated to supporting the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra of Orlando, Florida by:
- Promoting community awareness and appreciation of the Orchestra through social, cultural and educational events and programs directed towards current as well as the next generation of symphonic music patrons.
- Contributing to the financial strength of the Orchestra.
- Providing volunteer support to the Orchestra's management and staff.
General Membership - November 2, 2016 at 4PM at the Plaza Live. As always reservations are required. Please visit our Meetings page to RSVP.
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.
Oktoberfest at Ten10 Brewery
Come raise a glass and have a snack with OPO musicians and friends at Ten10 Brewery on Virginia. Prosit! $30 per person; $25 for Friends; $15 for OPO musicians. Please go to the Fabulous Fundraisers page to sign up.
The ABC’s of Music
Join us to discover some of the inner workings of music and have your burning questions answered. Ms. Jamie Strefeler, Principal Oboe performer of the OPO, will share her insights, and there will be plenty of Q&A time. Refreshments will be served at 4:30 PM, followed by class at 5 PM. $35 per person; $30 for Friends. Please go to the Fabulous Fundraisers page to sign up.
Friends Music Academy
A four-part music elightening, educational and very fun music appreciation series for the 2016-2017 season featuring:
All classes will be held at the Plaza Live. Meet and Greet with light snacks and drinks starts at 4:30PM with the program beginning at 5:00 p.m.
The class is limited to 100 students. The cost is $165 per person, $135 for Friends members. Please go to the Fabulous Fundraisers page to sign up.
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!