Students Learn Connection between Color & Sound

Posted on February 20, 2019

EUGENE, OR (December 14, 2018)— This Monday, December 17th at 9:40 a.m. the Eugene Symphony Association is partnering with Imagination International, to bring a 2-Day Art & Music Workshop to Springfield elementary students. Artie the Art Bus will visit Elizabeth Page Elementary school giving students an interactive and artistic experience. The program is free of cost and allows students to learn about the connection between visual and performing arts. Students involved will learn through listening to Symphonic Music, and creating artwork inspired by the music. Artist Melanie Pearson will present these workshops for nearly 50 students. This project is part of the Eugene Symphony’s ongoing community work leading up to their The Color of Sound performance in April of 2019. The cutting-edge multi-media performance will highlight the collaboration between visual arts and music. Select student artwork from this project will also be on display at the concert!

Visual & Interview Opportunities    

When: Monday, December 17th:

Session #1 9:40-10:25am 

Session #2 1:05-1:50pm

Session #3 1:50-2:35pm


Where: Elizabeth Page Elementary School


What: A Partnership with the Eugene Symphony & Imagination International: Students Learn Connection between Color and Sound with Artie e Art School Bus! More details here:

About Eugene Symphony

Now in its 53rd season, the Eugene Symphony is a nonprofit based in Eugene, Ore. Recognized as a cornerstone of the performing arts in Oregon's southern Willamette Valley, the Eugene Symphony pursues its mission of enriching lives through the power of music by presenting annual classical and pops concerts, as well as music education and community engagement programs, regularly commissioning and premiering new American works, and disseminating its performances via radio broadcasts. For more information, visit

Media Contacts


Stephanie Domurat

Marketing & Communications Director

Eugene Symphony:

Desk: 541-687-9487 ext. 1114               

Cell: 562-505-9738 


Jenna McCulley

Community Engagement Officer

Springfield Public Schools

Cell: 541.913.1244


Kris Seibel

Communications Specialist

Springfield Public Schools

Desk: 541-726-3347

Cell: 541-206-8572




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