DPVA 70th Anniversary

End of Year Giving Reminder- 70th Anniversary Fundraiser

End of Year Giving Reminder- 70th Anniversary Fundraiser As you consider your year-end charitable giving, don’t forget The Dayton Philharmonic Volunteer Association’s 70th Anniversary fundraising campaign. We have set ourselves a goal of $50,000 by the end of December, and it is not too late to be a part of this effort. If you have […]

DPVA 70th Anniversary

DPVA 70th Anniversary Celebration and Annual Dinner Meeting

Please join the Dayton Philharmonic Volunteer Association on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 for the 70th Anniversary Annual Dinner Meeting at Dayton Country Club 555 Kramer Road, Dayton, Ohio 45419 5:00 p.m. Cash Bar and piano 5:30 p.m. Performance by Scholarship Winner 5:45 p.m. 70th Anniversary toast and Dinner followed by Program Honoring Steve and Kate […]

DPVA 70th Anniversary

Celebrate the 70th DPVA Anniversary

The Dayton Philharmonic Volunteer Association (DPVA) was created in 1952 with an ongoing mission to support the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra and the DPO Youth Orchestras, music education programs, scholarships, and awards. Celebrate the enduring volunteer spirit of past and present DPVA members with a special gift of $70 or more in recognition of our 70th […]

Q the Music at Ruskin Elementary School

The children excitedly press their faces against the windows peering into the parking lot for their families.  Some exclaim when they see their mothers. Others fret that their parents have not yet arrived.  One tall girl in a bright red party dress, spins and dances.  These young people will soon give a performance demonstrating their […]

Young Musicians Persevere

How does a collaborative group of musicians persevere when their ability to be together for collaboration is challenged? And how do educators keep student musicians engaged and learning when working in person is difficult or impossible? These are the challenges faced by the directors of the Dayton Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, Youth Strings and Junior Strings […]

Giving Tuesday: Make Your Gift Now

Your Gift Today Will Support Youth Orchestras and Scholarship Awards #GivingTuesday, November 30, 2021, connects individuals, organizations, and communities around the world for one common purpose: to celebrate and encourage giving by supporting a cause important to you. Join this global spirit of giving by contributing to the Dayton Philharmonic Volunteer Association (DPVA) today. Your […]

DPVA Music Friend of the Year

It is our pleasure to announce that the Dayton Philharmonic Volunteers Association 2021 Music Friend of the Year is Dr. Betsey Hofeldt. Betsey has been a violinist with the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra spice 1988. She is both an accomplished musician and a skilled and caring educator whose students regularly audition for and are accepted as […]

June Reminders

Renew your 2021-2022 DPVA Membership – Return your DPVA Membership Information form sent through the mail or register online at for the 2021-2022 Membership Year.  You and your membership are key to supporting the DPVA mission!  Renew today! Register for the DPVA Annual Meeting – Please join us for DPVA’s 2020-2021 highlights!  The meeting will […]

Please join us for DPVA’s 2020-2021 Highlights!

Annual Meeting June 8, 2021, 4:00 PM Youth Orchestra Activity Education Program and Scholarship Winners Election of Officers and Board Trustees Music Friend of the Year Presentation Financial Report Year in Review Register in advance for this Zoom meeting: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. This […]