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Carson City Symphony was founded in 1984 as the
Carson City Chamber Orchestra and gave its first concert in October that
year. It is a community orchestra
open to amateur and volunteer professional musicians.
Members come from all walks of life and have ranged from elementary school
students to senior citizens.
The Symphony performs five or more concerts each year for
audiences in Carson City.
has performed in Minden, Gardnerville, Fallon, South Lake Tahoe, and Virginia
City. We play many works by contemporary composers and have commissioned and
premiered several pieces.
One Hundred Percent Giving Board Award for 2016
from Community Foundation of Western Nevada
The Carson City Symphony Assoc. is a member of the
Carson City Downtown Business Assoc.
Carson City Symphony Home Page
"Strings in the Summer" Present Performance
Friday, July 9, 2021
Carson City Symphony Association's "Strings in the Summer 2021" program will present
an informal performance at Carson Mall on Friday, July 9, 2021, at 10:00 a.m.. Laura Gibson,
Associate Concertmaster of Carson City Symphony, is the instructor.
Two groups, "Fiddle and Fun" for younger students, and for violinists,
violists, and cellists of any age who have limited experience, and "String Ensemble,"
for string players with more advanced experience, will be preparing for this event
July 6-8. The performance is free and open to the public.
Carson City Symphony Association's educational programs are funded, in part, by a grant
from the Nevada Arts Council, a state agency, and
the National Endowment for the Arts,
a federal agency; and by private donations.
Photo: String players of all ages and experience levels will play together in
Carson City Symphony's "Strings in the Summer" program on July 9.
Symphony Assoc. Annual Meeting at Lake Glen Manor
Sunday, July 11, 2021
We invite Symphony Association members, Symphony musicians, Carson Chamber Singers, Consort
Canzona members, Youth Strings and Children's Choir families, and volunteers to join us.
Family and friends are welcome.
The Carson City Symphony Association will hold its Annual Meeting on Sunday, July 11, 2021,
at 6:30 p.m. in person at the Lake Glen Manor Club House, 164 Lake Glen Drive, Carson
City.The meeting will include election
of officers for the new fiscal year 2021-2022.
Food, drink, and entertainment will be provided
by the Carson City Symphony Association. For further information, contact the Symphony
Click HERE for a Google map to the Club House.
INFORMATION ON 2021-2022 SEASON (38TH SEASON)
- Sun., Oct. 24, 2021 - 4:00 p.m. - Carson City Symphony Concert at the Community Center
with Ellen Burr, flute.
- Sun., Dec. 12, 2021 - 4:00 p.m. - Carson City Symphony "Holiday Treat" Concert at the Community Center.
- Sun., Feb. 27, 2022 - 4:00 p.m. - Carson City Symphony Concert at the Community Center.
- Sun., April 24, 2022 - 4:00 p.m. - Carson City Symphony Concert at the Community Center,
with Andrew Sords, violin.
- Sun., June 12, 2022 (proposed date) - Carson City Symphony Concert Pops Party Concert
at the Capital Amphitheater.
- Sat., July 4, 2022 - 4:30 p.m. - Carson City Symphony Concert at the Genoa Americana Celebration.
Interested in being a member of the Carson City Symphony Association, and support all our non-profit
work? Just download a membership form in PFD format from our
and mail it in with your check. It will be appreciated.
To join the Carson City Symphony or Carson Chamber
Singers, call 775-883-4154.
For Association membership information, click here.
For feedback that we have received on Carson City Symphony concerts,
click here: reviews.
Read about Carson City Symphony's Symphony Youth Strings program.
This season's concerts have been made possible, in
part, by a grant from the Nevada Arts Council, a state agency, and the National
Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.
The orchestra is a licensee of ASCAP and BMI, and a member of the
and the League of American Orchestras.
David C. Bugli, Music Director and Conductor, has a
Bachelor of Science Degree in music education from Ithaca College, New York,
where he studied composition for four years with Karel Husa. He has a Master
of Music Degree from the University of Massachusetts. In addition to
conducting, he plays classical and jazz piano, tuba, and trombone, and he
composes and arranges music. He was also an adjunct faculty at Western Nevada College.
Conductor David Bugli
David C. Bugli, Music Director and Conductor
Carson City Symphony
PO Box 2001
Carson City, NV 89702-2001
Phone: (775) 883-4154
Fax: (775) 883-4371
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Most Symphony rehearsals are on Wednesday nights (late August through late May), 7:00 p.m. to 9:15 p.m., in the band room at
Carson High School, 1111 N. Saliman Rd., Carson City.
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The Carson Chamber
Singers is a choral
group that has been associated with the Carson City Symphony since 1985. The Carson City Symphony
Chorus is a larger version of this group.
For chamber music, see the Silver Strings.
For youth string programs, see Symphony Youth Strings (formerly
Strings in the Schools).
For information on events at the Brewery Arts Center,
Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William St.,
Carson City. Map
Carson City Symphony is funded, in part, by the Nevada Arts Council, a
state agency, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency;
Carson City; Nevada Humanities, the National Endowment for the Humanities,
Carson City Cultural Commission, and private donations.
This page last updated 7/6/2021