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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 […]

Holiday Party 2019

It was an evening of celebration when DPVA members gathered for their annual holiday party.  The event was held at The Dayton Club, a warm and welcoming location full of glittering holiday sparkle.  Members enjoyed a variety of hors d’oeuvres as they settled in for the evening. First to be celebrated was the talent of […]