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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 with an annual gift of $75+ and reach thousands of students each season.


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

Picture the Music: Director’s Choice V
Through Saturday, August 1, 2015
Sheldon Art Galleries

Instrument Playground

Monday, August 24, 2015 6:45 PM
Public Media Commons

News and Member Resources

2014/15 Membership Directory
Password required; please call 314-286-4153 for assistance.

2014/15 Committee Sign-Up Form

Committee and Team Descriptions

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
Ann 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
2014/15 season (as of 5/31/15)