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Dayton Philharmonic Volunteer Association

The Dayton Philharmonic Volunteer Association (DPVA) was created in 1952 with an ongoing mission to support the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra in the areas of education, promotion, fund raising and membership development. The current membership of the DPVA is 340 men and women, the largest volunteer organization to support the Dayton Philharmonic and the largest music education program in the United States.

Get Involved!

View Calendar

Keep up to date with the Dayton Philharmonic Volunteer Association through our online calendar.

Recent News

Keep up to date with the Dayton Philharmonic Volunteer Association through Q-Notes, our online blog.

Make a Donation

Donate in whatever way you can.  As a Show House sponsor, event volunteer, featured designer or landscaper or by donating to our scholarship and music education funds.  Every bit helps.


Learn more about the numerous volunteer opportunities with the Dayton Philharmonic Volunteer Association.  Sign up to volunteer with the DPVA today.

Join Us

Being a DPVA member or volunteer allows you to make new friends, hear talented young musicians perform, volunteer for an important cause, support the performing arts of Dayton & music education in our schools and be a vital contributor in our community.

Shop Online & Support the DPVA!

Have you been searching for that special something on Amazon lately? Buying food at Dorothy Lane Market? Keep in mind that buying from these two companies can also help DPVA.

You can also help DPVA with your purchases at Dorothy Lane Markets.  DLM will give $40,000 back to the community in 2020 through donations to local non-profit organizations.  Simply go to DLM’s website, select Club DLM in the menu choices at the top of the page, then select Good Neighbor Program.  Choose Dayton Philharmonic Volunteer Association as your charitable organization and start shopping!   When your DLM Club Card is scanned, DPVA will be “credited” with your purchase.  Participating charities will receive a pro-rated portion of the total $40,000 donation, depending on the amount spent by participating customers throughout the year.  So, sign up today!

You can help support the DPVA every time you shop on Amazon. Signing up is quick and easy! Simply name the Dayton Philharmonic Volunteer Association as your favorite charity, and when you shop, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible purchases to the DPVA. What a convenient way to donate!

Kroger Plus Card

We are now recognized as a member of the Kroger Community Rewards Program. Your purchases at any Kroger store using your Kroger Plus shopper’s card will benefit DPVA with only a few easy steps on your part.  If you have already registered your Kroger Plus card in the community rewards program, simply use the DPVA code YL818.