Concert Event Volunteer - Family Holiday Concert (Saturday)

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Alexandria Symphony Orchestra

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The ASO is looking for volunteers to provide assistance in creating a smooth event experience for concert goers, musicians, and staff. This is our family friendly holiday concert!

Timeframe: 5 hours on Saturday / 4 hours Sunday

Number of people effected: Saturdays, 980 per concert - Sundays, 400 per concert

Impact: Help raise $300,000 towards the support of the orchestra and its community outreach efforts.

Dress code: Business Casual

Benefits: Free parking at both venues, access to view the performance (in between jobs)

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Saturday, December 14th

Schlesinger Concert Hall

4915 E Campus Drive


Concert: 7:00 PM***

Please arrive: 5:30 PM

***Note: presented one hour earlier with no intermission

Sunday, December 15th

George Washington Masonic Memorial

101 Callahan Drive


Concert: 2:00 PM***

Please arrive: 12:30 PM

***Note: presented one hour earlier with no intermission

Free parking is provided at both venues. Reception will need to be set up during the performance since it is so short.

If interested and new to the ASO, please provide a phone number for a short phone interview.

Available Opportunities

Event Set Up Crew Member

  • Assists with setting up tables, placing concert programs, green room set up, concessions items, and marketing display items
  • Some light lifting of tables and boxes
  • 2 hour time commitment before the concert begins

Box Office Assistant

  • In charge of will-call tickets. Distributes the correct pre-purchased ticket to the patron and verifies their seat.

Concessions Assistant

  • Creates an inviting display table for concessions and handles the purchasing of such before and during intermission of the concert. Will help consolidate left over items.


  • Assists patrons in finding their designated seat in a timely manner. (At Masonic Memorial, one usher provides elevator assistance, grouping patrons that need to go upstairs in a timely manner)

Ticket Validator

  • Collects and verifies that each patron has a ticket to enter the concert hall. May help usher as well.

Program Distributor

  • Distributes the concert program to incoming patrons at each entrance of the concert hall. May help usher as well.

Door Greeter

  • Welcomes and directs incoming patrons to their desired destination.


  • Provides catering assistance in opening and putting out enough food and drink.

Event Take Down Crew Member

  • Assists in taking down tables, picking up programs, green room take down, concessions items, marketing display items, and reception items.
  • Some light lifting of tables and boxes
  • 2 hour time commitment

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About Alexandria Symphony Orchestra


700 N Fairfax Street, suite 501, Alexandria, VA 22314, US

Mission Statement

The purpose of the ASO is to provide quality, affordable and accessible music in the Alexandria, Virginia regional area through its highly respected, innovative, and professional performances and programs. In addition to contributing to the community’s cultural life, the ASO is dedicated to strengthening music education in our schools, fostering a life-long appreciation of music, and expanding the availability of quality music to under-served audiences.


Northern Virginia’s premiere fully professional orchestra, the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1954 and has established a reputation for thematic and inter-arts programming that features a mix of classical and contemporary music. The ASO’s move in 2002 to the critically-acclaimed Schlesinger Center established its reach and reputation as one of the region’s leading arts institutions. The Symphony has distinguished itself through powerful performances marked by poetry and vision.

The Alexandria Symphony Orchestra, which produces eight concerts, performs at the Alexandria Birthday Celebration and works with Alexandria public school students, has a $750,000 budget and earns income through ticket sales and program book advertising. It receives contributions from the Symphony Orchestra League of Alexandria (SOLA), Alexandria Commission for the Arts, the Virginia Commission for the Arts, the Paul M. Angell Foundation, the Theodore H. Barth Foundation, the Wells Fargo Foundation, the Alexandria Rotary Club, and other foundations, businesses, and individuals.


Sat Dec 14, 2019
05:30 PM - 11:00 PM  


Rachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall4915 East Campus DriveAlexandriaAlexandria, VA 22311



  • Youth Services
  • Event Design & Planning
  • Music Arts
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Ushering
  • Stage Management




  • Must be at least 15

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