August 5-13, 2017


University of Oregon

School of Music and Dance

961 E. 18th AVE

Eugene, Oregon


The beautiful 295-acre University of Oregon campus is located in Eugene, Oregon. The campus is an arboretum with well over 3,000 trees.

General Schedule Information:
Check in: August 5, 2017 at12pm UO Global Scholars Hall
Check out: August 13, 2017 at 12pm

Participants, Fellows and Auditors should plan to arrive in Eugene on August 5.  Registration will be from 12-4 pm.
Housing Check in: 12noon - 4pm
Everyone should make plans to depart on August 13.
There will be no events scheduled on August 13

General High School Schedule Information:
Check In: August 9th at 12pm UO Global Scholars Hall
Check Out: August 12th after Final Performance: approx. 4:30pm in Beall Hall

All events will be held at the University of Oregon School of Music and Dance, and all performances will take place in Beall Hall

Shuttle Services:

Beginning August 5th, there will be an hourly shuttle service from the Eugene Airport to the UO Global Scholars Hall for checkin.

For our High School attendees, shuttles will again be running hourly August 9.
After the final performance on the 12th, Shuttles will be available for our High School attendees needing to catch their evening flights

On the 13th, Shuttles will again be running hourly from the dorm to the Eugene Airport.

Housing is available on campus in the Global Scholars Hall which is a 12 minute walk from the School of Music. The housing package includes a full meal plan and linen service for the duration of the Seminar. All rooms are double occupancy. Contact for information on single occupancy housing.

We can provide transportation to and from the university on Aug 5 and Aug 13 if you are traveling to the Eugene Airport. Please email me your arrival time for Aug 5 and we will be sure to get you picked up.

You will not need to bring linens….they are provided….including towels.  

If you are using the university housing…your meals are covered. Meals are served at
Carson Dining Hall. Here is the schedule for the dining hall…

Breakfast -
Lunch -
Dinner -

Parking Passes:

Anyone parking their car at the university will be required to purchase a parking pass.  This is a university regulation that we are not able to get changed.  The parking passes are $10 per car per day (weekends free).  So…you will need a pass for 6 days.  These can be purchased at registration.


Participant, Fellow and Auditor Registration is on August 5 from 12:00-4:00pm in the Global Scholars Hall.  

High School registration is on August 9th at 12 Noon.

Final Performance & Concert Dress
The Final performance will be held Saturday, August 12, at 2pm on Beall Hall at the UO School of Music. The performance should conclude around 4:30pm

Dress for all of the concerts (for performers) is black pants, socks and shoes and a solid colored shirt that is not white or black.


A daily schedule will be issued to you upon check-in. The daily schedule of events will also be posted here.

Recording Policy

The Alessi Seminar has a strict no recording policy.  We record all concerts and masterclasses and they are available for purchase at the Seminar. You can pay for these with cash, check or via PayPal. Order forms will be available at check-in

Opening Night Party

Dinner will be provided (pizza) at the opening meeting. Dinner will also be provided at the party after the final concert on Aug 12!