Laura Avery Visiting Masters

The Laura Avery Visiting Masters program provides aspiring professional and student musicians in the southern Willamette Valley with opportunities to develop their skills through master classes, workshops and demonstrations by distinguished guest artists from the Eugene Symphony's season. All program activities are free and open to the public.

2016/17 Master Class Schedule
All master classes will be held at The Studio in the Hult Center for the Performing Arts from 4:00-5:30pm unless otherwise noted.

Tuesday, September 20
Master Class with Cellist Joshua Roman

Wednesday, November 16
Master Class with Pianist Stephen Hough
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Beall Hall, Frohnmayer Music Building, University of Oregon

Tuesday, December 6
Master Class with Violinist Elena Urioste

Tuesday, January 24
Master Class with Pianist Andrew von Oeyen

Monday, February 13-Friday, February 17
Master Class with Guitarist Sharon Isbin and Composer Christopher Rouse
Visit the Artist Residencies page on our website for the full residency schedule.

Tuesday, March 14
Master Class with Pianist Orli Shaham

Tuesday, May 9
Master Class with Violinist Ryu Goto

If you are interested in participating in an upcoming master class, or more information or questions regarding the master classes, contact Katy Vizdal, Education & Community Engagement Director, at 541-687-9487 x116 or

The Eugene Symphony would like to thank Laura Avery for generously sponsoring the master class series.

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