Make a Difference in the Community

Hundreds of volunteers dedicate their time to help us in our mission to educate, inspire, and engage the community through the art of music.

Volunteer Opportunities

As a volunteer, you gain an ‘inside look’ at what goes into each RPO performance while working with individuals who share a common passion for music and education. Our volunteers can play many roles in our programs, from planning and executing to serving as educational ambassadors to young children.

Some of our available opportunities include:


Greet and assist concert attendees in finding their seats.

Gibbs Street Assistant

Help concert goers safely exit their car and make their way to the theatre.

Give-a-Lift Program

Provide car services to eligible concert attendees 55+ to and from performances.

Special Events/Fundraising

Assist in planning, obtaining corporate sponsorships and create ways to thank supporters for our fundraisers.


Provide assistance to the RPO staff with data entry.


Work with the staff to run errands and provide assistance in building maintenance.

Box Seat Concierge

Assist Box Seat patrons in their needs and offer RPO’s premium services.

Rear Guard

Responsible for the monitoring of the backstage door during Orchestra rehearsal.

Administrative Support

Assist the RPO office through clerical tasks, preparing mailings, data entry and more.


Help with serving and furnishing refreshments at events.

Rochester Philharmonic Youth Orchestra

Help the RPYO manager and assist with special projects.

Get Started

To get started, please contact us today! Click here for our enrollment form.

Rochester Philharmonic League

There are plenty of opportunities to assist RPO, especially with our education programs. learn about the benefits of joining our Rochester Philharmonic League.

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