Education & Community

Adult Education

Thank you for your interest in the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra! We offer education and community engagement activities for all ages. The following are just a few of the resources we have for you!


New to the Philharmonic?

Please visit our FAQ page to learn about parking, attending, and so much more!

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New this year: Online Program Notes

Attending an Orlando Philharmonic event for the first time? Get the most out of your experience by reading about the musical works pieces you’ll hear. Visit our Program Notes page to learn more.

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Sounds of Music, a program of the Friend’s Music Academy

The Friend’s Music Academy features engaging presentations for adults. The most popular offering from this initiative is the Sounds of Music Series, presented by the Friends of the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra with guest artists from the Philharmonic. A 4-part enlightening, educational and very fun music appreciation series! All classes are held at the Plaza Live and begin with a meet & greet at 4:30 PM, followed by class at 5.

Visit the Friend’s Website to reserve your spot for this incredible lecture series. Seats are limited, so order today!

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Volunteer Opportunities

The Orlando Philharmonic is lucky to have two fantastic volunteer and fundraising groups.

The Friends of the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra have more than 300 members, whose mission is to:

  • Promote community awareness and appreciation of the Orchestra through social, cultural and educational events and programs directed towards current as well as the next generation of symphonic music patrons.
  • Contribute to the financial strength of the Orchestra.
  • Provide volunteer support to the Orchestra’s management and staff.

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Are you a young professional who loves music?

Check out the OPO Young Patron’s Group for special connections and opportunities.

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Community Events

The Philharmonic offers free concerts and events in a variety of venues. Like our Facebook page to stay in the loop about our free events. You can also visit our Special Events Page to learn more about our concert exclusively for Expectant Parents and our free outdoor concerts.

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