of American Music
The Shedd's annual August classic Songbook festival, Oregon Festival of American Music features classic musical theatre, cabaret, and standards-based jazz.
The Emerald City Jazz Kings
The Shedd Institute's resident historic jazz & classic American Songbook ensemble is now in its 22nd season, offering 4 all-new programs each year in Eugene, Florence and Corvallis.
The Shedd Institute's classical music series, featuring both self-produced local and national artists. Shedd Classical touches on the full extent of the European art music tradition, with a special interest in the Americas and 20th c.
Shedd Theatricals offers full, live-orchestra productions of the best of classic Broadway from the 1940s-60s and the fun-loving, witty, and totally sparkling musical comedies of the 1920s and '30s.
Mr. Tom's Magical Moombah!
Mr. Tom's Magical Moombah is a musical vaudeville for kids! Filled with skits, songs and contests, the Moombah introduces youngsters to the great songs that everyone should know!
Now Hear This
The Now Hear This presents 35 to 40 concerts each year in a broad variety of genres from jazz and classical to bluegrass, world music and country, and more.
Shedd Presents offers a fascinating mix of special projects by top local artists. It regularly premieres projects that subsequently become permanent ongoing features in the Shedd mix.
Each year The Shedd Institute welcomes a wide range of concerts and special events presented by other community cultural, educational and social institutions.
Shedd Music School Home
The Shedd Community Music School's home page is the place to start for newcomers to get oriented on what we have to offer currently and throughout the year.
Private Lessons at The Shedd
Interested in private lessons? Over 40 Shedd faculty members offer private lessons in a variety of musical instruments, voice and dance and in different styles. All ages are welcome and lessons can begin any time.
Current Classes & Camps
Music and dance classes are offered on a term-by-term basis and most can be joined in-progress. Also don't miss our summer camps. Follow this link for a list of current and future terms.
Music School Faculty
The Shedd Community Music School's 40+ faculty members offer private lessons, workshops, and classes in a wide variety of musical genres and related genres. Follow this link to a listing of this term's active faculty.
Open Auditions - February 16 (10 am - 4 pm
Venues & Seating
Jaqua Concert Hall, The Shedd Institute
OFAM 2019 Might As Well Be Swing
OFAM 2018 In The Hands of The Muses
OFAM 2017 The Sweetest Melody
OFAM 2016 G. I. Jive
OFAM 2015 Fine And Dandy
OFAM 2014 Son of Hollywood
OFAM 2013 Hooray For Hollywood
OFAM 2012 Le Jazz hot
OFAM 2011 Too Marvelous For Words
OFAM 2010 Brush Up Your Shakespeare
OFAM 2009 Time After Time
OFAM 2008 Over The Rainbow
OFAM 2007 The Sweetest Sound
OFAM 2006 Irving Berlin's America
OFAM 2005 Cole Porter: Night & Day
OFAM 2004 The Fabulous Fifties
OFAM 2003 Easy To Remember
OFAM 2002 Gershwin Transformations
OFAM 2001 Loco-Motion
OFAM 2000 Le Jazz Hot
OFAM 1999 How Sweet The Sound
OFAM 1998 Rags, Jazz, Blues & Boogie Woogie
OFAM 1997 Louisiana Gumbo
OFAM 1996 Broadway Medley
OFAM 1995 Fiddlers' Cross-Stitch
OFAM 1994 On Airwaves & Silver Screens
OFAM 1993 Harlem Rhapsody
OFAM 1992 Gershwin-Real American Folksong
– at The Shedd –
Jaqua Concert Hall
Shedd Ticket Office
Will Call desk
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Friday Aug 6
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