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Symphony Volunteer Association

Volunteer to support the orchestra and music you love! Through unique education programs, fundraising projects and more, SVA members support the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra and reach thousands of students each season.

Click "Join Now" to make your annual gift of $75 or more and become part of the SVA.


Volunteer Opportunities

  • Play a special part in Picture the Music, Express the Music, and Instrument Playground, a traveling hands-on kit of musical instruments presented at schools and other community venues.
  • Support special events to benefit the SLSO, including Gypsy Caravan, one of the Midwest’s largest antique, craft and flea markets, held each Memorial Day.
  • Serve as a Powell Hall tour guide, assist with Youth Orchestra auditions, or complete “one and done” projects, providing much appreciated help to SLSO staff. Contact us for a wide variety of opportunities available to match your interests and schedule.

Learn more about the SVA in the Winter 2016/2017 issue of KeyNotes.

Upcoming Events

SVA @ MOBOT Member Tuesday Night
Tue, Aug 22, 5-8pm
Missouri Botanical Garden

Ambassador Training
Sat, Aug 26, 9-10am
SVA Office

Wed, Aug 30, 4-5pm
Whitaker Room, Powell Hall

SVA Board Meeting
Wed, Sep 13, 11:15am-1pm
SVA Office

News and Member Resources

2016/2017 Membership Directory
Password required; please call 314-286-4153 for assistance.

2017/2018 Committee Sign-Up Form

Committee and Team Descriptions

Volunteer Hours Reporting Information | Worksheet for Designated Collector (.xls)

View the SVA bylaws and standing rules.

17/18 SVA Executive Board

Jeff Kaplan, President
Liz Halpin, Vice President, Membership
Glenna Schindler, Vice President, Education
Kent McNeil, Vice President, Philanthropy and Stewardship
Mary Parks, Secretary

Contact Us

Centene Center for Arts and Education
3547 Olive Street, Suite 370
St. Louis, MO 63103
Phone: 314-286-4153 or 314-289-4168


total volunteer hours
contributed during the
2016/2017 season (as of 5/30/17)