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Where are they now?

Winning one of DPVA’s concerto competitions or scholarships can be an amazing accomplishment for a young musician.  It can help deepen that student’s interest in music and the arts as well as leading to opportunities for further developing musical skills and knowledge.  It is especially satisfying to know that this early success often leads to […]

DPVA Member in the News: Vivienne Himmel

It’s never a surprise to find a DPVA member in the news. Our membership is full of talented, dedicated people who willingly offer their time in community service. Vivienne Himmel is one such member and her service to the Dayton area was recently highlighted in the Dayton Daily News. Vivienne was recognized as one of […]

June 2020 DPVA Reminders

Don’t Forget to… Renew your DPVA Membership Return your DPVA Membership Information form sent through the mail or register online for the 2020-2021 Membership Year. You and your membership in DPVA are key to us being DPVA Strong. It is more important than ever that we are there to support the DPVA mission! Renew today! […]

DPVA Annual Meeting 2020

DPVA Annual Meeting June 9, 2020

Please Join Us and Raise Your Glass! DPVA’S ANNUAL MEETING: June 9, 2020 at 5:30PM So prepare your favorite cocktail and we’ll toast DPVA’s… > Scholarship Winners/Performances > Music Friend of the Year Award > Election of Officers and Board Trustees > Treasurer’s Report > Year in Review Registration Information: Due to current limitations on […]

Kroger Plus Card

Now your Kroger Plus card can benefit the DPVA

DPVA announces a new way for you to help support our work in serving students in the Miami Valley area and the Dayton Philharmonic! 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 […]

News from your DPVA Board – April 2020

At times it might feel as though much of the work of the DPVA has come to a halt. No live Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra performances. No in-school Orchestra and You presentations. No Young People’s concerts. No Magic Carpet Rides for students at the Masonic Center. No Q the Music performances. But work continues behind the […]

Ruth Reveal

Congratulations to DPAA Education Director Ruth Reveal

Congratulations to Dayton Performing Arts Alliance Education Director Ruth Reveal and her husband George Drake on the birth of their son!  We welcome Wesley Dean Drake-Reveal into our extended DPVA family.  He made his morning arrival on April 8. Such wonderfully joyful news that can help us all smile for a while!

Concert Night with the Dayton Philharmonic

Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra is pleased to announce that every Saturday night during April and May, Discover Classical will broadcast a previously recorded concert from the Dayton Philharmonic.  Listeners in the southwest Ohio region will be able to tune in and enjoy from the comfort of their homes. In this unprecedented time when concert halls are closed, Discover Classical and […]

Hang on Dayton

“Hang on, Dayton!”

That’s the message sent out to all Daytonians as 31 members of the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra recorded a virtual performance of “Hang On, Sloopy”. This song has been the state rock song for the state of Ohio since the 116th Ohio General Assembly made it official in 1985. And it’s message gives us fitting words […]

Betsy Whitney

Member Spotlight: Betsy Whitney

Betsy Whitney has been associated with the Dayton Philharmonic and the DPVA for many years.  She and her late husband Lee are well known by Dayton music lovers for their vision to sponsor free community concerts by the Carillon Brass, a brass quintet comprised of members of the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra.  Lee started the tradition […]