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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 […]

Help DPVA While Shopping

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 help support the DPVA every time you shop on Amazon. Signing up is quick and easy! Go to Amazon Smile today, where you can […]

Members Update – February 2020

The membership roster of the DPVA continues to grow.  We would like to welcome the following people as either new or renewing members: Debi and Mark Belanger, Diana Grimes, Richard and Shari Hulsman, Stephanie Ohms, and Margie Poeppelman. There are many opportunities for volunteering time and talents.  We know we can count on all of […]

Dayton Philharmonic’s Middle and High School Concerts January 28 and 29, 2020

Dayton Philharmonic Winter Education Concerts

DPVA volunteers were once again on hand to assist Dayton area students who came to the Masonic Center for a performance by the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra. Thousands of elementary-aged students are reached each year through the Magic Carpet and Young People’s Concerts, but it has been over ten years since the Dayton Philharmonic has performed […]

DPVA Sponsorship Recognition

DPVA was recognized as the official sponsor of the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2019-2020 Masterworks Series with a special private reception before the concert on Friday, January 10. Over 130 DPVA members were given a warm, heartfelt welcome at the door of the Donors Lounge at the Schuster Center by our president, Carol Warner and were […]