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The Philharmonic Society “Friends of the Community” is a group of enthusiastic volunteers who bring the joy of the arts to events throughout Orange County. Most events are held outside of traditional working hours, which means the group is great for those who want to integrate volunteering into their busy schedules or need more flexibility.

If you are interested in volunteering with the Friends of the Community, please fill out the form below to join our volunteer list.



The Philharmonic Society’s Friends of the Community brings hands-on arts experiences to community events, igniting the spark of musical curiosity for the children of Orange County.



Friends of the Community volunteers will help run Philharmonic Society booths at community events. Booth responsibilities may include:

Volunteer event opportunities include (but are not limited to): 

Friends of the Communtiy

Family Concerts

Philharmonic Society-hosted family concerts are free and open to the community, making it a great way to spread the joy of music with everyone!

(Saturday, February 1, 2025)

Student Volunteers

Boca De Oro

Presented by Santa Ana Unified School District and the City of Santa Ana, the Santa Ana Boca de Oro Festival is an annual festival that celebrates literature, the arts, and culture in Santa Ana.

(Early March 2025)

Woman in grey sweater helping little girl play the violin


At Imaginology, kids and their families participate in a wide range of fun and educational hands-on activities designed to inspire and encourage academic and career exploration in the STEAM fields.

(April 12-13, 2025)

Two adults helping a student play the violin

Free Family Festivals

Free Family Festivals are held at Bowers Museum each month, featuring music and family-friendly activities, including face painting, art projects, live performances, and more.

(Sundays once a month - day varies)

Questions? Contact the Manager of Volunteer and Education Services at or call (949) 553-2422 ext. 222.