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Violin Voices Benefit Recital
March 2 • 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm• $7 – $15
Eugene-Springfield Youth Orchestras (ESYO) presents
VIOLIN VOICES: A Benefit Recital for Beginning Violin Students
Concert Sponsored by ISLER, CPA
To raise funds for students in ESYO’s String Academy classes. These 4th and 5th graders are learning the violin for the first time because of ESYO’s 19-year partnership with School District 4J. String Academy currently serves 160 children from ten different schools. ESYO purchases student-sized violins for children to use, and offers scholarships to ANY family that needs one.
Friday, March 2nd, at 5:30pm, First United Methodist Church, 1376 Olive, Eugene.
Selections from the Moszkowski Suite for Two Violins by:
Distinguished UO professor and superb violinist Fritz Gearhart
Visiting artist and world-renowned violinist Marina Chiche
- Professional violinists and former EYSO Youth Symphony students Julia Frantz and Christopher Noel perform the first movement of the Bach Double Violin Concerto.
- Chamber pieces presented by student violinists from several ESYO youth orchestras.
- An all-violin mass orchestra with ESYO staff, board and former Youth Symphony violinists including guests from the Eugene Symphony, Oregon Mozart Players, and more!
Tickets: Adults $15, Seniors/Students $7. Includes reception afterwards with buffet dinner, dessert and coffee thanks to Cafe Yumm!, Oakway Catering and Full City.
Purchase at the door or here: http://esyorchestras.org/performances-events/special-events/.
Violin Voices is a one-of-a-kind concert benefitting a one-of-a-kind program which gives
beginning students what they need to make music!
Eugene-Springfield Youth Orchestras (ESYO) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Its mission is to inspire and lead students on a journey of discovery through orchestral instruction and performance.
ESYO: PO Box 5666, Eugene, OR 97405; 541-484-0473; http://esyorchestras.org/