- Winners of the Young Artists Competition (4/24/2017)
The Eugene Symphony Guild Announces the Winners
of the Young Artists Competition
Congratulations to these fine young musicians and to all those that competed in the competition.
Senior Division First Place Winner: $1000 Award
Senior Division Second Place Winner: $500 Award
Junior Division First Place Winner: $500 Award
Junior Division Second Place Winner: $250 Award
- Music in the Garden 2017 (4/19/2017)
- IT’s Time to Party with the Guild! (4/9/2017)
The Guild’s Musical Chairs Parties booklet listing all the fun and exciting parties for 2017 is available. Parties to tempt you are “The Love Story of Robert and Clara Schumann” sung by Kathleen and Peter Van De Graff to “Seasons on the McKenzie River” with a wooden boat float/presentation with photo ops for the upcoming Four Seasons competition. An authentic “Hawaiian Luau” with all the fixing and a buried roasted pig. A private tour of the newly opened Historic Albany Carousel that houses the world’s largest public collection of Dentzel carousel pieces. There are 16 parties to choose from to tickle your fancy. You can view the entire party listing here: Musical Chairs Parties 2017. Check out the descriptions of individual parties on the News/Events/Musical Chairs Party menu item on the Home page. It’s time to party!
- News–ESG (2/21/2017)
Eugene Symphony Guild Video
The Eugene Symphony Guild is a welcoming community built around friendship, a shared passion for outstanding music, and a desire to give back by supporting the Eugene Symphony’s youth and adult educational outreach programs. ESG has a 50-year track record of creating learning and professional development opportunities for Guild members.
To watch a short video about the Guild, click here.
- News–ESG (2/21/2017)
Longtime Symphony patron and arts supporter, Kaz Oveissi of Oveissi and Company, is celebrating and supporting the power of music to enrich lives and elevate our community by having a special benefit sale weekend to support the Eugene Symphony.
Mr. Oveissi invites all ticket holders for the March 16, 2017 performance and all Eugene Symphony Guild members (show your pin or ticket) to bring their tickets in to Oveissi and Company 22 W 7th Ave, Eugene, OR 97401 on March 16, 17, and 18, 2017, 10:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M., Thursday through Saturday to purchase a beautiful oriental rug and 20% of the purchase will go directly to support the Eugene Symphony’s on stage, community engagement, and education programs.
Congratulations to one of the Guild’s star volunteers, Nancy Holloman!
Volunteer of the Month
By The Register-Guard
DEC 27, 2016
Nancy has held almost every elected position within the Eugene Symphony Guild over the past 12 years, as well as numerous appointed committee positions. She is current membership chair, and has served as vice president of fundraising for several years. Her duties include leading others in producing at least three major events each year, such as Music in the Garden, a spring garden tour that is the Guild’s largest fundraiser.
Volunteer hours: 12-15 weekly
“Nancy is quick to say yes when asked to take on a task, which inspires others to do the same. She has been instrumental in carrying on the culture and mission of the guild.”
— Carolyn Abbott, Eugene Symphony Guild
Guild Donation for 2015-2016 Presented to Eugene Symphony Association
Susan Greenwald, President 2015-2016, presented a check for $34,000 to Scott Freck, Executive Director and Dave Pottinger, Vice President of the Eugene Symphony Association at the Guild’s Annual Meeting in June 2016. Fundraisers that earned the donation included a Cabaret (Fall of 2015), Musical Chairs parties (April-June), Music in the Garden (June), and Music in the Garden Party (June). Thanks to all the Guild volunteers who contributed their time and energy to make this a successful year to help support the Eugene Symphony.