Little Symphony

Welcome to the 2017-18 season of the Eugene-Springfield Little Symphony! Little Symphony (LS) is an auditioned string ensemble consisting of violin, viola, cello, or string bass players with at least three years of instruction.Auditions are held annually in the spring. The group is conducted by Karen Doerfert, a violinist, oboist, and director of the Roosevelt Middle School orchestra and band program. For more about Karen, please click here.

Little Symphony meets on Monday afternoons  from 4:15 – 5:45 pm in the Roosevelt Middle School band/orchestra room. If you are a returning student please note time change! LS meets Mondays even on no-school days and federal holidays like Martin Luther King, Jr, Day and President’s Day, beginning Monday, Sept 25, 2017.

The program fee is $400 for the full school year (scholarship assistance available – see registration packet). CLICK HERE to download your LS 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. 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.

LIttle Symphony needs a Registrar! If you are a parent of a member of the orchestra and are interested in this position, please call the office and leave a message. Thank You!