Eugene Symphony preview: Northwest dawn

By GARY FERRINGTON When Eugene composer Robert Kyr was a 16 year old cellist, his high school music director asked him to compose a piano concerto for the orchestra-- and perform as the soloist. “After we premiered the work, the director decided to record it—on vinyl!—and the entire … Continue reading

News and Notes Oregon music edition

Let’s indulge in some holiday cheer by sharing some of the good news Oregon music artists and institutions have recently received. Information comes directly from press releases. Eugene Symphony NEA Grant Just in time for its 50th birthday, the ESO scored a $20,000 Art Works award National … Continue reading