LPO Volunteers

About the LPO Volunteers

LPO Volunteers is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to service and support for the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra.

Since the early 1990s, the all-volunteer group has raised more than $2.6 million through its solely owned businesses – The Encore Shop and Symphony Book Fair – and contributed thousands of volunteer hours to support the LPO.


Now seeking new members! Join the LPO Volunteers today & support the country’s only wholly musician-owned orchestra.

Volunteers are a crucial to the success of the LPO. In addition to running the organization’s two solely owned businesses – The Encore Shop and Symphony Book Fair – LPO Volunteers contribute hundreds of man hours annually, welcoming guest musicians into their homes, hosting small private concerts that supplement musician incomes, assisting with orchestra auditions, and helping with many other needs that support the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra. LPO Volunteers welcomes all levels of commitment – from single-event volunteers at Book Fair and Bucket Brigade, to full engagement in many events, to dues-only members. There are so many ways to contribute, so please consider offering your time and talents.

How to Get Involved

  • Become a dues-paying member of LPO Volunteers
  • Shop at The Encore Shop, our designer resale shop (or donate to the shop’s inventory – click the link above to make an appointment)
  • Shop at our annual Book Fair or bring your gently used books, DVDs, CDs, or puzzles to the Book Fair warehouse in Harahan (click the link for hours and details).
  • Volunteer your time and talents to one of the many activities that support the LPO.

How to Become a Member

Membership Options

LPOV Single Membership – $45

LPOV Couples Membership – $60

LPOV Prelude Membership – $35

LPOV Single Supporting Membership – $75

LPOV Couples Supporting Membership – $100

Contact our Membership Chairman, Robin Reed at Membership@LPOVolunteers.org

Book Fair

Book Fair will begin taking donations on Tuesday, September 6, 2022 from 10am to 2pm.

Donation Hours:
Tuesday and Friday
10am to 2pm

517 Time Saver Ave
Harahan, LA 70123
Link to map here

Symphony Book Fair accepts: books • art • sheet music • audio books • CDs • DVDs • puzzles & games

Questions? Call 504-343-2226 (leave a message if outside hours)

Suite Sunday Salons

Upcoming Suite Sunday Salons

Contact LPO Volunteers


Learn more at: symphonyvolunteers.org

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