The Oregon Symphony is an American orchestra based in Portland, Oregon. Its home venue is the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall in downtown Portland's Cultural District.
The Oregon Symphony Society was founded in 1896, becoming the first orchestra in the Western United States.
The Oregon Symphony ranks as one of America's major orchestras and as one of the largest arts organizations in the Northwest. The Symphony is proud to provide varied music of the highest artistic standards to diverse audiences, with close attention paid to engaging the broadest possible audience through a wide variety of education and community programs.