Share Your Steve Prefontaine Story

At a special concert in June 2022, the Eugene Symphony will present a brand-new orchestral work honoring the life and legacy of Steve Prefontaine.

The new piece, written by Oregon-based composer David Schiff, will include photos and video of Steve, along with quotes from those who knew him, and tributes from his fans around the world who have been inspired by his story. Words submitted by Steve’s fans and admirers will be woven in with the music, and performed by actors from Eugene-based Oregon Contemporary Theatre.


We received many wonderful contributions and appreciated your interest. Thank you!


Watch the Eugene Symphony’s social media channels in spring 2022, as they may share some of these words in advance of the concert performance in June!



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