Discover the Symphony Family Concert on August 15


On Tuesday, August 15, join us for an entertaining matinee concert featuring orchestral music in a relaxed and informal setting.

Bring the whole family and enjoy a one-hour concert in the Sunriver Resort Great Hall with virtuosic young soloists and the full orchestra. Fun for all ages!

Discover the Symphony Concert

Tuesday, August 15 — 3pm
Sunriver Resort Great Hall
Sunriver Music Festival Orchestra
Brett Mitchell, conductor
Instrument Petting Zoo opens at 1:30pm; concert starts at 3pm

This engaging program includes Ravel’s Mother Goose Suite, accompanied by illustrations by Kellie Schneider, plus music by Brahms, Haydn, Copland and more.

This concert also includes a performance by Young Artists Scholarship recipient John Fawcett, violin, in Saint-Saëns’ Havanaise with the Festival Orchestra.

General admission $15; free for kids 18 and under

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Music Education Events

The Sunriver Music Festival will present four free music education opportunities this summer.

Oboe Day

with Lindabeth Binkley, principal oboe
Thursday, August 10
Tower Theatre

Violin Masterclass

with William Hagen, featured soloist
Friday, August 11
Tower Theatre

Instrument Petting Zoo

before the Discover the Symphony Concert
Tuesday, August 15, 1:30-4pm
Sunriver Resort Great Hall
Petting Zoo opens at 1:30pm; concert starts at 3pm

Piano Masterclass

with Andrew von Oeyen, featured soloist
Wednesday, August 16, 2-3:30pm
Sunriver Resort Great Hall

To participate as a piano or violin masterclass performer or in the oboe workshop, please contact Sunriver Music Festival ASAP at or 541-593-1084. Auditors welcome.

2023 Sunriver Music Festival

Sunriver Music Festival fills Central Oregon with music. Artistic Director & Conductor Brett Mitchell leads world-class orchestra musicians and acclaimed soloists in a remarkable 46th season.

Four classical concerts, one pops concert, a brilliant solo piano concert, and the fun, family-friendly Discover the Symphony concert will be onstage this summer.

The concert series opens August 5 at the iconic Tower Theatre in downtown Bend and closes August 17 at Sunriver Resort’s historic Great Hall. | more info

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