The Douglas County Youth Orchestra is currently registering new students for in-person instructions beginning fall 2021.

Under the direction of Dr. Mark Rockwood, Assistant Director Taylor Siling and Cello Instructor Kathryn Brunhaver, practices are held on Tuesdays in Roseburg from September through May. Students receive a balanced musical education, which includes note reading, musical theory and history and improvisation.

Registration forms can be found at Completed registration forms should be mailed to Douglas County Youth Orchestra, PO Box 241, Roseburg, OR 97470.

Need-based financial assistance is available.

Douglas County Youth Orchestra also offers free private lessons to students under the age of 21.

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Erica Welch is the special sections editor for The News-Review, mother of two and a native of Roseburg. She is an alumni of RHS, UCC and Western Oregon University. Contact her at or 541-957-4218.

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