14988
Oregon
Oregon Festival of American Music
Immerse yourself in some of the greatest American melodies at the Oregon Festival of American Music, where you’ll enjoy 6 concerts, rehearsal access and a wealth of history and culture.
Rating (4.88)
Program No. 14988RJ
Length
7 days
Starts at
859
Getting There
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At a Glance

Join a group of fellow Road Scholars in the scenic and artistic town of Eugene, Oregon for a journey down memory lane as the 27th annual Oregon Festival of American Music continues with a two-week format to celebrate the classic song melodies of the 1920s to ‘50s. Celebrate George and Ira Gershwins, Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Richard Rodgers, Duke Ellington, Harold Arlen, Hoagy Carmichael, Johnny Mercer and more. Each week will be packed with different concerts, artists, lectures and films!
Activity Level
Easy Going
Walk up to four blocks from hotel to Shedd Institute. Shuttles do not have wheelchair lifts.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Settle into your seat at six evening and matinee concerts.
  • Interact personally with some of the best traditional jazz performers of today.
  • Visit the University of Oregon’s Natural History or Schnitzer Art museums to broaden your artistic scope for the week.

General Notes

Program includes A-level seats to 6 events, including 3 pre-selected events and an evening and 2 matinees of your choice. Tickets for additional concerts are available at a 15-percent discount. Love to sing? You may be interested in program #14989: Singing at the Oregon Festival of American Music.
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Chuck Redd
Chuck Redd is a professional percussionist capable of wowing any audience with his jaw-dropping solos. He’s an expert on musical stylings, arranging, improvisation and technique, and his friendly demeanor and warm personality make him approachable and easy to ask questions.
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Chuck Redd
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Amy Adams
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Vicki Brabham
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