Grants & Advocacy

Transportation to Youth Concerts
Eugene 4J schools only: Transportation to all youth concerts for 3rd grade classrooms is provided by the Eugene Education Fund, available through the Eugene 4J school district. Contact your school secretary for more information.

Springfield schools may apply for transportation to be funded through the Innovative Educator grant, available through the Springfield Education Foundation.

Field Trip Grants from Target
Award amounts: Up to $700
Application deadlines: August 1 and September 30
Applicants will receive notification about their application by January 1. 

Sharon Gertwitz Kids to Concert Funds
Award amounts: Up to $500
Application deadline: June 30
Applicants will receive notification about their application by August 15.



Arts Advocacy Resources: National Level

Americans for the Arts
For sample letters to elected officials and contact information visit

National Association for Music Education
(formerly known as MENC- Music Educators National Conference)

Foundation National Association of Music Merchants

National Music Foundation
American Music Education Initiative

Music-In-Education National Consortium

National Music Council of the United States

Arts Action Fund


Arts Advocacy Resources: Local Level

Oregon Music Education Association

Cultural Advocacy Coalition of Oregon

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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