The Siskiyou Institute Mission Statement

The Siskiyou Institute provides opportunities for residents and visitors of southern Oregon to enjoy and appreciate a full spectrum of high quality music performances through live performance and education.  We present extraordinary regional, national and international musicians and provide educational programs for people of all ages.

Organizational Values

Our work at The Siskiyou Institute is guided by the following set of principles and core values:

We are committed to:

  • Live performance as experienced in a comfortable, affordable atmosphere conducive to creative expression and connection between musicians and audiences
  • Educational opportunities for everyone and to nurturing future audiences and musicians
  • Music as a unifying force that unites people of differing life experiences and promotes understanding across cultural boundaries
  • Responsible stewardship of our resources to sustain organizational stability and fully realize our mission
  • Our community as we work to engage with and contribute to the cultural health of our neighborhood and surrounding areas
  • A respectful environment that supports both recognized and emerging artists, staff, volunteers, patrons and contributors