Eugene Masonic Cemetery Association eNewsletter
Hope Abbey Mausoleum

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Eugene Recorder Orchestra.
Vox Resonat
Did you Know?

In the early 1870s, the clay for the bricks used to construct the UO's first two buildings, Deady Hall and Villard Hall, was dug from the northeast corner of the Eugene Masonic Cemetery. Altogether, over a million bricks were made from that clay. 

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The Eugene Masonic Cemetery Association Presents

Music To Die For 

a free summer music series

October 30th at 2 PM
Hope Abbey Mausoleum 

The Eugene Recorder Orchestra plays music from medieval to modern, on recorders from tiny to tremendous. The group has played venues in Eugene and Springfield since the 1970s. In Renaissance music, the pure tones of the recorder indicated the presence of the supernatural.  This Halloween weekend, under the direction of Dave Goudy, the Recorder Orchestra offers music from guiding spirits of the Renaissance, Baroque, and Classical periods.

All Music To Die For programs are held in Hope Abbey Mausoleum on the grounds of the Eugene Masonic Cemetery, 25th & University, and begin at 2 PM. All MTDF programs are free. Seating is limited so please arrive a bit early.

Parking on the cemetery grounds is extremely limited, but both gates are open to allow alter-abled people access to Hope Abbey. Regular parking is available on nearby city streets.

This is the last free concert for 2016. Music To Die For will return next year beginning on June 25th, 2017. Thanks to all who have attended, this, our 5th season.
Vox Resonat Returns
October 29th at 3 PM
Hope Abbey Mausoleum 

NOTE: This is not a free concert.
It is not a part of Music To Die For. Prepurchased tickets required. See below for tickets purchases.

Join the singers of Vox Resonat as we sing laments from the Renaissance in Hope Abbey Mausoleum at the Eugene Masonic Cemetery!

Soprano: Alison Kaufman, Emma Lynn
Alto: Alyse Jamieson, Leanne Merrill
Tenor: Joshua Heying, Jack Strother-Blood
Bass: Tom Dasso, Kevin Wyatt-Stone, Dylan Bunten
Directed by Eric Mentzel

Note - Tickets will NOT be sold at the door, you must purchase a ticket in advance if you wish to attend. Follow this link for ticket purchase: Purchase tickets

Eric Mentzel, founder of Vox Resonat, is glad to see the group performing in the historic mausoleum for a third time. "Hope Abbey is the idea place for a musical memorial. The acoustics of the building are wonderful for vocal music; singing this repertoire in this building for this occasion is just perfect."Read more here:

John Bredesen
eNewsletter Editor