14989
Oregon

Singing at the Oregon Festival of American Music

Lend your voice to some of the greatest cinema melodies at the Oregon Festival of American Music. Enjoy seven concerts as a spectator, and take the stage during your own performance!
Rating (4)
Program No. 14989RJ
Length
7 days
Starts at
1,099

At a Glance

Join a group of fellow Road Scholar Songsters in Eugene, Oregon for another journey down memory lane as the 30th annual Oregon Festival of American Music explores various important roles played by music in film with "Reel Music: Songbook & Film in the 20th Century." Jazz great Chuck Redd will once again lead a host of musical greats as they celebrate music from the Duke to Sinatra to Miller with Bernstein, Bing, Peggy, and all the rest. Each week will be packed with 7 unique concerts, amazing artists, sing-alongs (led by the songsters), talks, films and guest lectures!

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Program includes B-level seats to 7 concerts.
  • A visit to the University of Oregon’s Natural History or Art museums to see the changing exhibitions and lovely campus.
  • Perform classics from favorite films.

General Notes

Program includes B-level seats to 7 events. Additional concerts are available at a 15% discount. Singing not for you? Check out "Oregon Festival of American Music" (#14988).
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