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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 2014 issue of KeyNotes.

Upcoming Events

SVA Executive Committee Meeting
Wednesday, December 2, 10:00am
Home of Gerry Frankenfeld

One & Done: Ushers
Tuesday, December 8, 6:15-8:15pm
Piper Palm House

One & Done: Santa’s Helpers
Friday, December 18, 12:30-3:30pm
Friday, December 18, 6:00-9:00pm
Saturday, December 19, 12:30-3:30pm
Saturday, December 19, 6:00-9:00pm
Sunday, December 20, 12:30-3:30pm
Powell Hall

Gypsy Caravan Steering Committee
Tuesday, December 15, 4:30-6:00pm
Home of Kent and Jane McNeil

One & Done: NYE Concert Preparation
Thursday, December 31, 10:00am-12:00pm

SVA Executive Committee Meeting
Wednesday, January 6, 10:00am-1:00pm
Centene Center

Winter Heat
Thursday, January 7, 5:30-7:30pm
Powell Hall

News and Member Resources

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

2015/16 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.

2015/16 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.


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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 10/31/15)