Symphony Volunteer Association

Volunteer to support the orchestra and music you love!

Through unique education programs, exciting volunteer opportunities, 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
  • Serve as an Ambassador for the SLSO in many venues, ranging from hosting Night at the Symphony watch parties at retirement homes to representing the SLSO on Advocacy Day at the state capitol 
  • 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

Upcoming Events

Check back for new events as they become available.

News and Member Resources

18/19 SVA Membership Directory 
Password required; please call 314-286-4153 for assistance.

17/18 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