2016/17 Youth Concerts

THe Orchestra MovesThe Orchestra Moves
Tuesday, February 14, 2017


On February 14, 2017, the Eugene Symphony will present The Orchestra Moves, a youth concert for elementary students. Repertoire highlights include The Blue Danube, "Toreador" from Carmen, "Cidade Maravilhosa," "Can-Can," and Beethoven's Symphony No. 5.

The Orchestra Moves
is the culminating youth concert for Link Up, a national program of Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute. Students participating in Link Up will sing and play recorders or violin with the Eugene Symphony from their seats at this concert, with one student per school invited to perform on-stage with the orchestra! That being said, all elementary students are welcome and encouraged to attend.

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.

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

For more information about our upcoming youth concert, please contact:

Katy Vizdal
Education & Community Engagement Director
541-687-9487 x116

The Eugene Symphony Youth Concerts are generously supported by:

iCompose: the Future of Music

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

On Tuesday, November 15, 2016, the Eugene Symphony presented iCompose: the Future of Music, 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 included 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 also introduced students to the building blocks of composing by encouraging the audience to participate in creative music-making at the concert.


Upcoming Events

December 8, 2016 | 8pm

Korngold Violin Concerto

Meet our first Music Director Finalist, Dina Gilbert, as she conducts an evening of musical storytelling including Erich Korngold's Violin Concerto featuring violinist Elena Urioste.



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Dina Gilbert, Ryan McAdams, and Francesso Lecce-Chong have been selected as the finalists for our Music Director search.


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On that Note: Henry Henniger

In our September-November 2016 program magazine, learn more about Principal Trombone Henry Henniger, who joined the orchestra in 2012.




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