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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 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 STL Symphony, 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 STL Symphony staff. Contact us for a wide variety of opportunities available to match your interests and schedule.

Learn more about the SVA in the Fall 2015 issue of KeyNotes.

Upcoming Events

Open Rehearsal & Reception
Monday, October 24, 6:00pm
Powell Hall

Whole Foods Ambassadors
Tuesday, October 25, 11:00am-7:00pm
St. Louis Whole Foods locations (3)

One & Done: Ushers
Tuesday, October 25, 6:15pm
Piper Palm House

One & Done: Link-Up Workshops
Wednesday, October 26, 3:30pm
Powell Hall

Powell Hall Tours
Wednesday, October 26, 5:00pm
Powell Hall

Coffee Concert
Friday, October 28, 10:00am
Powell Hall

One & Done: Shuttle Hosts
Friday, October 28, 8:30am
St. Louis County Library Headquarters

Gyspy Caravan Volunteer Reception
Saturday, October 29, 5:30pm
Centene Center

Instrument Playground: Family Concert
Sunday, October 30, 3:00pm
Powell Hall

One & Done: Family Concert Crafts
Sunday, October 30, 3:00pm
Powell Hall

Education Concert Ambassadors
Tuesday, November 1, 8:30am
Wednesday, November 2, 8:30am
Powell Hall

Powell Hall Tours
Tuesday, November 1, 11:00am
Wednesday, November 2, 11:00am
Powell Hall

Executive Committee
Wednesday, November 2, 11:00am
SVA Office

News and Member Resources

2015/16 Membership Directory
Password required; please call 314-286-4153 for assistance.

2016/17 Committee Sign-Up Form

Committee and Team Descriptions

2015/16 Committee Members 

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

View the SVA bylaws and standing rules.

2016/17 SVA Executive Board

Janice Seele, President
Penny Bari, Vice President, Membership
Margaret Lahrmann, Vice President, Education
Gerry Frankenfeld, Vice President, Fundraising
Anne Bader, Secretary

Learn about the history of the SVA.

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
2015/16 season (as of 8/8/16)