Current committees, activities, and projects.

ADOPT-A-MUSICIAN: Individual role that pairs volunteers with TSO musicians.

ART AUCTION: Committee to help with planning before the auction.  Volunteers with computer skills and social media skills for PR campaign, electronic booklet of auction items.  Volunteer assistance required on the day of the auction.

BRIDGE FUNDRAISING EVENT: Committee to plan and organize the event including a silent auction. Volunteer assistance required on the day of the event.

COMMUNICATIONS (TSVC electronic newsletter): Writers and editors needed to contribute to the TSVC monthly electronic newsletter.  Photography and computer skills are an asset.

COMMUNICATIONS (Telephone): To contact TSVC members when required to inform them of TSVC activities or events.

EDUCATION:

  • Morning with the Symphony: To welcome and provide orientation to secondary school music students attending a TSO rehearsal at Roy Thomson Hall.
  • Young People’s Concerts: To host and welcome lobby performers for TSO Young People’s Concerts at Roy Thomson Hall (RTH)  (approximately 4 Saturday afternoons).

FINE WINE AUCTION: Major annual fundraiser requiring a committee and sub-committees, e.g. wine acquisitions, PR/social media, marketing, catalogue, and assistance during the event.

INTERLUDES: Committee invites guest speakers and arranges venues, food, etc. to host 4 or more events a year.

LETTER WRITING: Assist the TSO in handwriting of fundraising letters annually.

MEETINGS & HOSPITALITY: Committee to arrange locations and food for General Meetings.

MEMBERSHIP:

  • Introductory (I): Committee responsible for introductory members.
  • Active, Associate, Honorary (AAH): Committee responsible for annual survey to determine members’ interests and involvement.

NEW PROJECTS: Committee to brainstorm innovative ideas for new activities.

ORCHESTRA LIAISON: Committee to arrange and host luncheons for the TSO musicians and volunteers.

PUBLIC RELATIONS: Assist in the planning of PR activities and social media outreach for the TSVC’s fundraising events.

SCOTIABANK TORONTO WATERFRONT MARATHON CHARITY CHALLENGE: Committee to plan, coordinate, and promote Team TSO’s participation in the annual Charity Challenge with the assistance of the TSO family, and to encourage participation and support of the event.

SPEAKERS’ SERIES: Committee to organize speakers and venues.

TREASURY: Individuals to act as TSVC Treasurer or Assistant, or act as a fundraising event treasurer. Accounting skills an asset.