Eugene Drum Shop Settling In

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene musicians can now lean on the expertise of a man with more than 20 years in the business. Sam Adato’s Drum Shop recently made the move from San Francisco to Eugene. The owner said he was stuck in a rut, tired of the big city stress and more than ready for … Continue reading »

UO Performers Celebrate MLK, Jr. Day

EUGENE, Ore. — Looking for a way to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day? Then you might want to join others at the University of Oregon for music and dance. The UO’s School of Music and Dance will host several concerts this week in honor of the holiday. On Monday, Jan. 21, the UO Gospel … Continue reading »

Students Prepare for Hult Center Event

EUGENE, Ore. — New this year at several after-school programs–Link Up, a program in which Eugene Symphony musicians teach students how to play music. A local class is doing its final preparations before their big finale of performing at the Hult Center. Kristen Halay knows music. She’s a flutist and can play just about any … 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 »

Art, Music Featured in 3-Day Festival

ALBANY, Ore. — The 13th annual Northwest Art & Air Festival is under way in Albany. Event organizers expect around 50,000 visitors to head out to this year’s three-day festival.   It’s a fun-filled weekend full of events and activities for all ages. Local artists were out setting up bright and early, but with all the … Continue reading »

New Tune to Beaver Football Practices

CORVALLIS, Ore.– For those who have seen the past two days of Beaver camp, you could hear a noticeable difference: the music playing during practice. Mike Riley and the Beaver players are not in charge of the song selection, but what if they were? “You’ve never heard of the people I like,” Riley said, “Bob … Continue reading »

Raw: Riley, Andrews, Cooks (8/10/12)

Oregon State head coach Mike Riley Oregon State offensive lineman Josh “Juice” Andrews: Oregon State wide receiver Brandin Cooks: Oregon State running back Terron Ward: Oregon State wide receiver Obum Gwacham:

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