Junior Orchestra

Welcome to the 2016-17 season of the Eugene-Springfield Junior Orchestra (JO)!  JO is a full symphonic ensemble, which presents its own series of concerts and at the same time functions as a training group for the Eugene-Springfield Youth Symphony. The orchestra is conducted by Dana Demant, long-time Springfield music educator and ESYO conductor. For more about Dana, click here.

Junior Orchestra (JO) rehearsals are held Monday evenings in the Roosevelt Middle School orchestra room from 6:45 to 8:45 pm (including federal holidays). IMPORTANT ENTRANCE instructions: Please go to the main parking lot on the east side of the building and walk around the back to the far door to the cafeteria/dining hall.

The program fee is $430 (scholarship assistance available – see registration packet). Auditions are held annually in the spring. CLICK HERE to download your JO Registration Packet. Please print and fill out and return to ESYO, PO Box 5666, Eugene, OR 97405 with your payment.

Be sure to subscribe to the google calendar below and check regularly for rehearsal and concert updates.  

If your child is ill, or there is a family emergency, please call your registrar as soon as possible.
Junior Orchestra has a new Registrar! Please welcome Janna Farrell to our staff. She is the person to call if your child is going to miss a rehearsal: 541-501-7279.
If you know about an absence ahead of time (a family trip, other conflict) please fill out the absence request form: Absence Request Form (online submission).
Attendance is important and required. See your musician’s handbook for detailed policy. Thank You!

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