When you become a member of the Friends of the Festival, you'll join hundreds of other passionate music lovers whose support is essential to our programs.

Our donors help us to provide world-class productions, artistic performances, and educational programs year after year. We rely upon the generosity of individuals, corporations, and private foundations to provide valuable resources for the Festival's innovative productions. Ticket sales, fees, and University of Oregon allocations account for about 50 percent of our annual budget — the remaining 50 percent comes from donors like you. Without you and your support, we wouldn't enjoy the world-class music the Festival brings each year. Currently, a gift of $125 or more qualifies you for Friends of the Festival benefits. See the links below for more information. Welcome to the Festival family!

Review the udpated bylaws for the March 19 Annual Meeting here.

Honorary Life Directors

Andrew S. Berwick

Nonnie Cole

Mary Ann Moore

Donald Tykeson

Board of the Friends of the Festival

Dr. C. Brad Foley

  • Dean
    UO School of Music & Dance

Michael Anderson

  • Interim Executive Director
    Oregon Bach Festival

Erik M Jensen

  • Chair
    VP, Senior Business Banking Relationship Manager

Mark Pilkenton

  • Vice-Chair
    Director Global Brand Culture

Connie Wonham

  • Secretary


Dr. I. Howard Fine

  • Ophthalmologist
    Drs. Fine, Hoffman and Sims, LLC

Julie Gubrud Gemmell

  • Radiation Oncologist
    Willamette Valley Cancer Institute

Elfrieda Heinrichs

  • Arts Patron

Jenny Jonak

  • President
    Jonak Law Group

Mary K Miller

  • At-Large

    Arts Patron

Nathan Philips

  • Owner
    W&G Development & Integrated Electronic Systems

George Rogers

  • General Manager
    Valley River Inn

Royce Saltzman

  • Director Emeritus
    Oregon Bach Festival

Brad Stangeland

  • Stangeland & Associates

Steve Vacchi

  • Professor of Bassoon
    UO School of Music & Dance

Peter von Hippel

  • Emeritus Professor, Chemistry and Member, Institute of Molecular Biology
    University of Oregon

Ron Wakefield

  • Writer-Editor-Consultant
    Ron Wakefield Auto Communication

Doug Wilson

  • Owner
    Wilson Sound & Lights, Doug Wilson Construction

Upcoming Events

Click on individual event links to find program notes, translations, and other information.

12 Apr
Cantus Vocal Ensemble

Beall Concert Hall

25 Jun
Inside Line: Haydn's Creation

Soreng Theater