The German Orchestra Union [Deutsche Orchestervereinigung (DOV)] is the professional association and union of members of professional orchestras, radio choirs and radio big bands in Germany. Nearly all of the musicians in some 150 professional ensembles are members of the DOV.
The Association is committed to the preservation and development of our world's unique orchestral and musical landscape. Our commitment is especially towards opera and concert orchestras, chamber orchestras, radio orchestras and other professional ensembles in Germany. We are also committed to self-employed professional musician, aspirational musicians and music teachers.