Artist Residencies

The Artist Residency program leverages the presence of internationally renowned artists visiting Eugene to provide unique professional and artistic development opportunities for Symphony musicians, graduate and undergraduate students in the University of Oregon's School of Music and Dance and Lane Community College's Music Department, the Eugene-Springfield Youth Orchestras, and participants in other school- and community-based music education programs.


2016-17 Residency

Sharon Isbin, guitar and Christropher Rouse, composer

February 13-17, 2017

All residency events listed below are free and open to the public.
Click on event links for more details. 

Monday, February 13, 2017

“Guitar Solos from Spain & Latin America”
Performance and Q&A with Sharon Isbin
4-5 pm, McKenzie River Music
Event Details - RSVP on Facebook

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Guitar Master Class with Sharon Isbin
Laura Avery Visiting Masters Series
4-5:30 pm, The Studio, Hult Center for the Performing Arts
Event Details - RSVP on Facebook

Oregon Composers Forum: Christopher Rouse
Composition Presentation
4-6 pm, University of Oregon School of Music and Dance, Room 150

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Composition Master Class with Christopher Rouse
1-3 pm, University of Oregon School of Music and Dance, Room 150

Special Free Screening of Sharon Isbin: Troubador
5:30-6:30pm, The Studio, Hult Center for the Performing Arts
Event Details

Eugene Symphony Guild Concert Preview
with Christopher Rouse and Sharon Isbin, led by Music Director Danail Rachev
7-7:30 pm, The Studio, Hult Center for the Performing Arts

Private Events:

Guitar Performances by Sharon Isbin
4J Elementary Schools

Composition Workshop with Christopher Rouse
Springfield School

Artist Residency activities are genersously sponsored by the Boekelheide Foundation and the Nils and Jewel Hult Endowment – Arts Foundation of Western Oregon Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation.


Upcoming Events

March 16, 2017 | 8pm

Bartók Piano Concerto

Our third Music Director finalist, Francesco Lecce-Chong, takes the podium to conduct an exquisite evening of music including works by Mozart, R. Strauss, Liszt, and Bartok.



Recent News

In February 2018, we present a special multimedia version of Vivaldi's The Four Seasons in collaboration with Travel Lane County and the McKenzie River Trust featuring public-submitted photos of the McKenzie River throughout the year. 


Special Features

On that Note: Alice Blankenship

In our February-March 2017 program magazine, learn more about violinist Alice Blankenship.




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