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Oregon Bach Festival

Program Number: 1850RJ
Start and End Dates:
7/9/2013 - 7/15/2013;
Duration: 6 nights
Location: Eugene, Oregon
Price starting at: $1,145.00 - Price may vary based on date, departure city
Program Type: Music Festivals; Music Appreciation Activity Level: t (see description)
Meals: 17; 6 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches, 6 Dinners    
Meal Options: Gluten Free; Low Salt; Vegetarian; Low Fat    

The Oregon Bach Festival celebrates the music and legacy of J.S. Bach in an unequaled environment of performance, discovery and community. See and hear the best the music world has to offer, from masterworks for chorus and orchestra to rare gems from the vast classical repertoire, performed by internationally heralded music stars under the direction of Matthew Halls, in his debut season with the Oregon Bach Festival.




Highlights

• Attend five concerts, as well as choral and orchestral rehearsals.
• Enjoy masterworks from the Baroque era to today, perhaps even a world premiere.
• Combine concerts and rehearsals with lectures and demonstrations by University of Oregon faculty and the festival's own academic programming.



Activity Particulars

Walking at least three blocks; standing up to 30 minutes.



Program includes tickets for five concert events. Additional tickets available at a special discount. Festival schedule and special order forms provided when available. Advance ticket purchase strongly recommended.




Date Specific Information

7-9-2013

This is the second week of 2013 Oregon Bach Festival, including the closing concert event.



Coordinated by University Of Oregon.




Eugene

Known for its mix of the arts, culture and scenery, Eugene is in the Willamette Valley, 110 miles south of Portland. The city is home to the University of Oregon, concert halls, museums and parks along the river through the heart of town.



Accommodations
Hotel centrally located near the University of Oregon campus and downtown Eugene. Meals provided by University of Oregon dining services, noted for wide variety of healthy meal options.
Meals and Lodgings
   Phoenix Inn
  Eugene, OR 6 nights
 Phoenix Inn
Type: Hotel
  Description: A block from the UO Campus and minutes from downtown Eugene.
  Contact info: 850 Franklin Boulevard
Eugene, OR 97403 USA
phone: 800-344-0131
web: www.phoenixinnsuites.com
  Room amenities: Wireless internet, A/C, telephone and voice mail, cable channels, microwave, refrigerator, iron and ironing board, coffee maker, hair dryer, and daily newspaper.
  Facility amenities: Full complimentary breakfast buffet, dry-cleaning, fitness center, and indoor heated swimming pool and spa.
  Smoking allowed: No
  Elevators available: Yes
  Additional nights prior: $122.00 Additional nights need to be reserved through the program coordinator, but paid directly to the hotel by participant upon arrival.
  Check in time: 2:00 PM
  Additional nights after: $122.00 Additional nights need to be reserved through the program coordinator, but paid directly to the hotel by participant upon arrival.
  Check out time: 11:00 AM


Travel Details
  Start of Program:
Check In from 2:00-4:00 p.m. You will be staying at Phoenix Inn that night.
  End of Program:
Check Out from 8:00-11:00 a.m. You will be staying at Phoenix Inn the night before.
  Required documents:
The Road Scholar Health & Safety Form is required.
  Parking availability:
Hotel parking is ample. Venue parking can be limited.
Transportation
To Start of Program
  Location:  Eugene, OR
  Nearest city or town:  Portland is 110 miles north, Salem is 67 miles north, and Ashland is 180 south of Eugene.
  Nearest highway: I-5 North/South, I-105 West/East, OR 99 West/East, and OR 126 West/East.
  Nearest airport:  The Eugene Airport is approximately 12 miles and 15 minutes from downtown Eugene and the University of Oregon. The Portland International Airport is approximately 2.5 hours north of Eugene.
  From End of Program
  Location: Eugene, OR
    (Additional transportation information same as above)
Travel Details
 

Eugene

 

From Airport

 
 

Service:

 

Taxi
Oregon VIP Taxi
phone: 541-393-2143

 

Per Person/One Way:

 

10% senior discount, 20% discount to/from airport with advance reservations.
Prices are subject to change.

 

Travel Time:

 

About 20 minutes from downtown Eugene. 

 

Distance:

 

About 12 miles from downtown Eugene.

 

Eugene

 

From Airport

 
 

Service:

 

Taxi
Oregon Taxi
phone: 541-434-6206

 

Per Person/One Way:

 

10% senior discount, 20% discount on advance reservations.
Prices are subject to change.

 

Travel Time:

 

About 20 minutes from downtown Eugene. 

 

Distance:

 

About 12 miles from downtown Eugene.

 

Eugene

 

From Airport

 
 

Service:

 

Commercial Van/Shuttle
OMNI Shuttle
phone: 541-461-7959

 

Per Person/One Way:

 

About $25
Prices are subject to change.

 

Travel Time:

 

About 20 minutes from downtown Eugene. 

 

Distance:

 

About 12 miles from downtown Eugene.

 
Driving Directions
  I-5 South or I-5 North to I-105 West/OR-126 West A map will be provided for both Lane County and the Eugene/Springfield city limits from the Convention & Visitors Association of Lane County Oregon with the pre-arrival information mailing, and is also available at www.travellanecounty.org.
Elevation Note: The Eugene area is largely between 200 and 800 feet above sea level.

Equipment Requirements: Comfortable walking shoes and an umbrella are suggested.
The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.


Daily Schedule

Day 1: Welcome activity
(Tuesday, July 9)

Note: Program check in at Phoenix Inn, 850 Franklin Blvd, 2-4pm. Welcome reception, 4-5pm



   
 Afternoon: Welcome Reception 4:00-5:00 p.m. Get acquainted with one another and program overview. 
 Afternoon: Check In from 2:00-4:00 p.m. 
 Dinner: Dinner at University of Oregon dining services at Barnhart Hall cafeteria features a wide variety of menu choices.
 Evening: Oregon Bach Festival evening concert.
   
Accommodations: Phoenix Inn
Meals Included: Dinner

Day 2: Evening concert
(Wednesday, July 10)

Note: Oregon Bach Festival related events



   
 Breakfast: University of Oregon dining service provides many breakfast choices at Barnhart Hall cafeteria. Continental breakfast also available at Phoenix Inn.
 Morning: Oregon Bach Festival related events
 Lunch: Lunch at University of Oregon dining services at Barnhart Hall cafeteria features a wide variety of menu choices.
 Afternoon: Oregon Bach Festival related events
 Dinner: Dinner at University of Oregon dining services at Barnhart Hall cafeteria features a wide variety of menu choices.
 Evening: Evening concert
   
Accommodations: Phoenix Inn
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Evening concert
(Thursday, July 11)

Note: Oregon Bach Festival related events



   
 Breakfast: University of Oregon dining service provides many breakfast choices at Barnhart Hall cafeteria. Continental breakfast also available at Phoenix Inn.
 Morning: Oregon Bach Festival related events
 Lunch: Lunch at University of Oregon dining services at Barnhart Hall cafeteria features a wide variety of menu choices.
 Afternoon: Oregon Bach Festival related events
 Dinner: Dinner at University of Oregon dining services at Barnhart Hall cafeteria features a wide variety of menu choices.
 Evening: Oregon Bach Festival related events
   
Accommodations: Phoenix Inn
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Evening concert
(Friday, July 12)

Note: Oregon Bach Festival related events



   
 Breakfast: University of Oregon dining service provides many breakfast choices at Barnhart Hall cafeteria. Continental breakfast also available at Phoenix Inn.
 Morning: Oregon Bach Festival related events
 Lunch: Lunch at University of Oregon dining services at Barnhart Hall cafeteria features a wide variety of menu choices.
 Afternoon: Oregon Bach Festival related events
 Dinner: Dinner at University of Oregon dining services at Barnhart Hall cafeteria features a wide variety of menu choices.
 Evening: Evening Concert
   
Accommodations: Phoenix Inn
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Evening Concert
(Saturday, July 13)

Note: Oregon Bach Festival related events



   
 Breakfast: University of Oregon dining service provides many breakfast choices at Barnhart Hall cafeteria. Continental breakfast also available at Phoenix Inn.
 Morning: Oregon Bach Festival related events
 Lunch: Lunch at University of Oregon dining services at Barnhart Hall cafeteria features a wide variety of menu choices.
 Afternoon: Wine tasting. King Estates Vinyard
 Dinner: Dinner at University of Oregon dining services at Barnhart Hall cafeteria features a wide variety of menu choices.
 Evening: Evening Concert
   
Accommodations: Phoenix Inn
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Oregon Bach Festival Concert Finale
(Sunday, July 14)

Note: Oregon Bach Festival related events



   
 Breakfast: University of Oregon dining service provides many breakfast choices at Barnhart Hall cafeteria. Continental breakfast also available at Phoenix Inn.
 Morning: Open time for religious and spiritual pursuits.
 Lunch: Lunch at University of Oregon dining services at Barnhart Hall cafeteria features a wide variety of menu choices.
 Afternoon: Oregon Bach Festival Concert Finale
 Afternoon: Oregon Bach Festival related events
 Dinner: Dinner at University of Oregon dining services at Barnhart Hall cafeteria features a wide variety of menu choices.
 Evening: Farewell social
   
Accommodations: Phoenix Inn
Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Check Out
(Monday, July 15)

Note: Breakfast, then check out from Riley Hall or Phoenix Inn



   
 Depart From: Check Out from 8:00-11:00 a.m.
 Breakfast: University of Oregon dining service provides many breakfast choices at Barnhart Hall cafeteria. Continental breakfast also available at Phoenix Inn.
   
Meals Included: Breakfast

Free Time Opportunities
 
  Eugene, OR UO Oregon Bach Festival Road Scholar Program
"Located in the heart of the city, the University of Oregon campus is home to over 20,000 students from around the world. The UO offers a broad spectrum of opportunities for learning in the liberal arts and professional programs in architecture, arts, business, education, journalism, law, music and dance. The division of Continuing Education has offered the Road Scholar programs since the 1980s." For additional information, visit http://academicextension.uoregon.edu/roadscholar/index.php
  Oregon Bach Festival
"Perhaps the most expansive and critically acclaimed platform for Bach’s music in America, the Festival forges connections between people through a love of great music. Our mission is to inspire the human spirit through the art of music." For additional information, visit www.oregonbachfestival.com
  Convention & Visitors Association of Lane County Oregon
"Explore the Eugene, Cascades & Coast region of Oregon! In this adventure-driven destination, find yourself hiking to spectacular waterfalls in the Cascade Mountains or endless public beaches on the Oregon Coast, kayaking white water on the McKenzie River or cycling through Oregon wine country. Don't forget to sample the premier culinary bounty that awaits. Come experience real adventures, real close." For additional information, visit www.travellanecounty.org
  Travel Oregon
"Travel Oregon is the official travel guide to planning an Oregon vacation. Whether your Oregon vacation destination is Greater Portland, Mt. Hood or the Oregon Coast, start your trip here! From suggestions on places to go in Oregon and things to do in Oregon to places to stay in Oregon and where to eat—and of course our abundant outdoor recreation—you’re cordially invited to roam TravelOregon.com, the complete source of Oregon travel & vacation information." For additional information, visit www.traveloregon.com/
  City of Eugene
"Known for its cultural events, Eugene is the home of the Hult Center for the Performing Arts. The Hult Center offers ballets, symphonies and opera in several halls. The internationally known Oregon Bach Festival, featuring more than 40 concerts at the University's Beall Concert Hall and the Hult Center, includes the music of Bach, Brahms, Mozart and other classic composers as well the music of 20th century artists. The Center has free tours every Thursday and Saturday." For additional information, visit www.el.com/to/eugene/
Important information about your itinerary: Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information featured on this website. Itineraries are based on our best information at this time. Circumstances beyond our control may require us to adjust itineraries or other details. We regret any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your understanding. Information will be sent to you from your Program Provider approximately three weeks prior to the program start date. The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.


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