Interview: Symphony in the Park

The Eugene Symphony wraps up its season with a thank you. Musicians are preparing for the Fifth Annual Eugene Symphony in the Park at the Cuthbert Amphitheater on July 20. Jessika Kaiser of the Eugene Symphony stopped by KEZI 9 News This Morning to┬átalk with Anchor Sean Cuellar about getting tickets for the summer shows. … Continue reading »

Amateur Musicians Play it Again

EUGENE, Ore. — Amateur musicians are picking up their instruments, and with guidance from the Eugene Symphony they’re playing again. In its first year, 52 musicians ranging in age from 18 to 80 plus took part in the play it again series. This is the second year. After months of practice, they’re prepared for concert … Continue reading »

Students Perform at the Hult Center

EUGENE, Ore. — Hundreds of students embarked on a field trip to the Hult Center Tuesday for the first ever Orchestra Sings Concert. Local elementary school students performed in an interactive concert with the Eugene Symphony. There were two concerts Tuesday with 1,800 students attending. There will be another concert Wednesday. Tuesday’s lesson: melody. Students … Continue reading »

Students on a Symphonic Adventure

EUGENE, Ore. — Over 1,700 third graders in 4-J, Springfield and Bethel school districts are embarking on a symphonic adventure. It’s a new program where Eugene Symphony teaching artists bring music the classroom. Janet Bertucci is a former teacher and volunteer educator with the Eugene Symphony. “I was a teacher for 32 years, so it’s … Continue reading »

John Williams Rehearses at the Hult

EUGENE, Ore. — Hollywood is coming to Hult Center. Legendary composer John Williams rehearsed with the Eugene Symphony orchestra Friday night. Williams has served as music director for box office hits including all six Star Wars films, Superman, E.T., Jaws, and more. He’s earned 47 Oscar nominations, making him the academy’s most nominated living person. … Continue reading »

John Williams to Conduct in Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — Hollywood is coming to the Hult Center. Legendary film composer John Williams will conduct the Eugene Symphony this weekend. This is not part of a concert tour for Williams. It’s actually only one of a handful of performances he’s making this year. If you know movies, you know his music. John Williams … Continue reading »

The Cuthbert Hosts Eugene Symphony

EUGENE, Ore. — On Saturday, The Eugene Symphony kicked off the concert season with its 4th Annual Free Concert in the Park. Folks lined up hours in advance last month for a chance to experience this special concert. Tickets went quickly and Saturday night the Cuthbert Theater hosted about 5,000 people. Organizers said the concert … Continue reading »

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