2016/17 Youth Concerts

Elementary Youth Concert
Tuesday, November 15, 2016


On Tuesday, November 15, 2016, the Eugene Symphony will present an elementary youth concert exploring what it means to compose and create music, while also showcasing the achievements of young musicians and young composers throughout history and today.

iCompose: the Future of Music will include works by famous composers in their earliest years, such as Mozart and Bizet, a young soloist performing with the orchestra, and Eugene Symphony’s Ode to the Future composition, a year-long composition project for young Oregon composers working with University of Oregon Composition Professor Robert Kyr to co-create a new piece. The concert will also introduce students to the building blocks of composing by encouraging the audience to participate in creative music-making at the concert.


Fee: $5.00 per student or adult. One chaperone per fifteen students will be admitted for free and scholarships are available. You will receive a confirmation email, which will include your payment amount, shortly after your registration form is received. Schools will be charged for cancellations made less than one week prior to the concert.


Elementary Youth Concert

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

On February 14, 2017, the Eugene Symphony will present The Orchestra Moves, the culminating youth concert for Link Up. Students who participate in Link Up, a national program of Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute, sing and play recorders or violin with the Eugene Symphony from their seats at the February youth concert, with one student per school invited to perform on-stage with the orchestra! Students not registered for Link Up are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Repertoire highlights include The Blue Danube, "Toreador" from Carmen, "Cidade Maravilhosa," "Can-Can," and Beethoven's Symphony No. 5.

For more information, or to register, visit eugenesymphony.org/education/Link-Up.


Need assistance paying for transportation? Check out our grants page.

For more information about our upcoming youth concerts, contact Education Director Mollibeth Cox at 541-687-9487 x116 or mollibeth.cox@eugenesymphony.org.

The Eugene Symphony Youth Concerts are generously supported by:

 Marie Jones & Suzanne Penegor


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