The rationale of the organisation is:
Primary t.g.: Amateur orchestras in Denmark.
Secondary t.g.: Individual members (Danish as well as foreign) playing orchestra instruments.
Tertiary t.g.: Potential members of orchestras within DAOS.
Activities and size of the organisation:
DAOS organizes app. 75 orchestras with a total of app. 2800 amateur musicians.
A number of Danish and foreign amateur musicians - between 100 and 120 - are individual members of DAOS.
DAOS organizes a summer orchestra camp every summer (1 week, app. 250 participants and 20 teachers) and 1 - 3 additional courses throughout the year (eg. String orchestra or master classes for individual instruments).