Volunteer Your Time
Do you want to fill your time with enriching activities that touch someone else’s life? Do you enjoy meeting new people, making friends and appreciating great music with other lovers of the classics? Then becoming a volunteer for one of the auxiliaries that supports the Sarasota Orchestra and its world renowned education programs may be for you.
Through its associations, a force of hundreds of volunteers give of their time and talent to help advance and support the activities of the Sarasota Orchestra.
What's in it for you? Enjoying intimate musical experiences, developing lasting friendships and raising funds to support young people in their exploration and appreciation of classical music.
The Sarasota Orchestra Association is a volunteer organization of dedicated people who have joined together to share their collective talent and passion in support of the Sarasota Orchestra and its Youth Orchestra Programs. The Sarasota Orchestra Association promotes musical knowledge through its Classical Conversations, encourages and supports young musicians, and raises money for the Sarasota Orchestra and its youth program. If you would like to become a member of the Sarasota Orchestra Association, visit their website to request more information.
Members of the Manatee Symphony Association develop a musical camaraderie in Manatee County for residents with similar cultural interests. As a volunteer, you will help strengthen appreciation of symphonic music and raise funds for the Orchestra through special events including Musical Mornings in the community and monthly meetings. To join the Manatee Symphony Association, download a membership form or use our contact form.
As a volunteer at the Sarasota Music Festival you have the opportunity to participate in a four decade tradition that has become a staple in our region. The Festival showcases the talents of internationally renowned faculty artists and the best music students from around the world right in our backyard.
To execute the event each year, the Sarasota Orchestra relies heavily on a group of dedicated volunteers, the Friends of the Festival. This is a great way to support both musicians and the community.
There is a small membership fee to become a Friend of the Festival.
Don't miss this opportunity to become a partner in a musical event of national and international significance. To volunteer as a Friend of the Festival click here. To download a membership form and obtain more information (including this year's schedule) fill out our contact form.
The success of the Sarasota Orchestra depends not only on its musicians, staff and board, but also on loyal volunteers. Whether you come to the Symphony Center to help with mailings, usher at a concert or staff the reception desk, there's no such thing as a contribution that doesn't count.
To volunteer in this capacity, call (941) 953-4252.
Explanations of benefits are provided upon receipt of gift. The list above does not fully detail some limitations/restrictions that apply to certain donor benefits. The Sarasota Orchestra meets all requirements specified by the Florida Solicitation of Contributions Act.
A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE WITHIN THE STATE (1-800-435-7352). REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. Please refer to registration #SC-02669. A professional solicitor has not been retained and the Sarasota Orchestra receives 100% of your contribution.