Please use see the volunteer opportunities for the current season below and fill out the associated form. The orchestra manager will be in touch with additional instructions.
Parent Volunteering Opportunities
Rehearsal Setup: Volunteers are responsible for setting up the seating for each ensemble before each rehearsal. Volunteers must arrive 30 minutes before rehearsal and complete the setup 10 minutes before rehearsal begins. Volunteers also assist the conductors in their preparation for rehearsal. (Approximately a one hour time commitment. Available every OPYO rehearsal.)
Andante - One Parent - One hour of volunteer credit per rehearsal.
Presto - One Parent - One hour of volunteer credit per rehearsal.
YSO - Two Parents - One hour of volunteer credit per rehearsal per parent.
Available dates: Every Monday night rehearsal. See the spring 2018 season schedule for more information.
Tuition Taking: Volunteers assist the orchestra manager with taking tuition payment, writing receipts, and taking student attendance. Volunteers should arrive 30 minutes before rehearsal begins and and leave after the YSO break. Parents will earn three hours of volunteer credit per rehearsal. (Approximately a two hour time commitment. Only available during the first three weeks of each season.)
January 8, 2018
January 15, 2018
January 22, 2018
Concert Volunteers: Volunteers help the equipment manager, orchestra manager, and conductors set the concert stage for each ensemble, reset the stage between performances, and strike the stage after performance. Volunteers will be given assignments including setting the stage between performances, clearing the stage after performance, ushering concert attendees, handing out programs, or assisting ensembles as needed. Parents will earn three hours of volunteer credit per concert. Detailed instructions, including call times, will be given before the concert. (Approximately a three hour time commitment. Available every OPYO concert.)
January 27, 2018 - OPYO Concerto Competition - 3 parents
February 23, 2018 - OPYO Student Recital - 3 parents
March 30, 2018 - YSO Community Outreach Concert - 6 parents
April 22, 2018 - El Dia de los Ninos Community Concert at Crystal Bridges - 5 parents
May 12, 2018 - OPYO Spring Concert - 8 parents
Please note: Additional volunteer opportunities will become available throughout the season. Opportunities will be posted here when available. Volunteer opportunities are first come first served with limited availability. Please direct volunteer questions to the orchestra manager.
The Ozarks Philharmonic Youth Orchestras
Ryan Cockerham, Music Director & YSO Conductor Dan Mays, Presto Conductor Jenny Castillo, Andante Conductor anne mclaughlin, OPYO Manager