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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.
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Carson Chamber Singers and Symphony Chorus
to Begin Rehearsals for 2015-2016 Season on Sept. 22
The Carson Chamber Singers and Carson City Symphony Chorus, conducted by Michael
Langham, are beginning their 2015-16 season. The first rehearsal is Tuesday,
September 22, 2015, at 7:00 p.m., at the Carson High School Choral Room, 1111 N.
Saliman Road in Carson City. Each group will perform in several concerts this season.
Carson Chamber Singers was founded in 1985 as the select choral group of the
Carson City Symphony. They have performed throughout northern Nevada and in the
Tahoe area and as far as Sacramento, Calif. They have sung with the Carson City
Symphony and the Reno Philharmonic Chorus and Orchestra. For their 31st season,
the Carson Chamber Singers are planning an adventurous assortment of concerts and
locations. The group has openings to be filled by audition.
The Carson City Symphony Chorus was formed in 2012 to provide additional
opportunities for amateur and volunteer professional vocalists, including
high school and church choir members from throughout the area, to sing choral
masterpieces with orchestra. The Chorus performs with the Carson City Symphony
in December and June in Carson City, and on July 4th in Genoa. The Chorus is
open to all singers, high-school age through adults.
Choristers who are interested in auditioning for the Carson Chamber Singers
or joining the Carson City Symphony Chorus should contact Director Michael Langham
at email@example.com or call the Symphony at 775-883-4154.
Carson City Symphony Concert Presents "Shifting Landscapes,"
Featuring Trumpeter Paul Lenz
Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015
The Carson City Symphony, directed by David Bugli, will open its 32nd season on
Sunday, October 18, 2015, 4:00 p.m., with a concert, "Shifting Landscapes," at
the Carson City Community Center's Bob Boldrick Theater, 851 E. William Street
in Carson City. The concert features guest trumpet soloist Paul Lenz.
Tickets are $15 general admission; $12 for seniors, students, and Symphony
Association members; and free for youth age 16 and under. Tickets will be on sale
at the Carson City Visitors Bureau, online at CCSymphony.com, or at the door. Season
tickets at discounted prices are available from the Symphony at 775-883-4154.
The program includes Symphonic Suite from "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers"
by Howard Shore, Symphony No. 3 (Rhenish) by Robert Schumann, Finlandia by Jean
Sibelius, and Trumpet Concerto in E-flat by Johann Nepomuk Hummel.
Pre-show entertainment in the lobby begins at 3:00 p.m., a free concert preview
in the Sierra Room begins at 3:15 p.m., and a dinner reception follows the concert.
The preview, hosted by Conductor David Bugli, will include discussions with Paul
Lenz about the concert, composers, and music. The post-concert reception location
will be announced later. For reception reservations, required in advance, call the
Symphony at 775-883-4154.
Guest soloist Paul Lenz is principal trumpet in the Reno Philharmonic, Reno Chamber,
and Nevada Opera Orchestras and a founding member of the Great Basin Brass Quintet.
He teaches trumpet for the University of Nevada, Reno, and Truckee Meadows Community College.
This concert is part of World Music Days, an annual global event affirming the
ideals of tolerance, friendship, and shared humanity, inspired by the life and
work of journalist and musician Daniel Pearl. It also celebrates National Arts
and Humanities Month, a coast-to-coast collective celebration of culture in America.
Carson City Symphony is a community orchestra of about 60 players who perform
music from the 15th to the 21st centuries. The 2015-16 concert season is supported
with public funding through the Nevada Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.
For information, see CCSymphony.com or call (775) 883-4154.
Carson Chamber Singers Present Pair of Concerts
Nov. 1 and 3, 2015
The Carson Chamber Singers will be presenting a pair of concerts this fall. Both concerts
are scheduled to take place at St. Peter's Episcopal Church. The first concert is tentatively
schedule for Sunday, Nov. 1, at 5:00 p.m. and the second is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 3,
at 7:00 p.m. Details will be provided later.
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Some 2015-2016 season concert dates
- Sun., Oct. 18, 2015 - at Carson City Community Center, 4:00 p.m. (Note: This concert was originally
scheduled for Oct. 25, 2015.)
- Sun., Dec. 13, 2015 - with Carson City Symphony Chorus at Carson City Community Center, 4:00 p.m.
- Sun., Feb. 28, 2016 - at Carson City Community Center, 4:00 p.m.
- Sun., April 24, 2016 - at Carson City Community Center, 4:00 p.m.
- A Sunday in June 2016 - Pops Party Concert at the Governor's Mansion with Carson City Symphony
Chorus, 3:00 p.m. (tentative)
- Mon., July 4, 2016 - "Fourth of July" concert at Mormon Station State Park in Genoa, NV (tentative)
Some 2016-2017 season concert dates
- Sun., Oct. 23, 2016 - at Carson City Community Center, 4:00 p.m.
- Sun., Dec. 11, 2016 - with Carson City Symphony Chorus at Carson City Community Center, 4:00 p.m.
- Sun., Feb. 26, 2017 - at Carson City Community Center, 4:00 p.m.
- Sun., April 23, 2017 - at Carson City Community Center, 4:00 p.m.
- A Sunday in June 2017 - Pops Party Concert at the Governor's Mansion with Carson City Symphony
Chorus, 3:00 p.m. (tentative)
- Tue., July 4, 2017 - "Fourth of July" concert at Mormon Station State Park in Genoa, NV (tentative)
Some 2017-2018 season concert dates
- Sun., Oct. 22, 2017 - at Carson City Community Center, 4:00 p.m.
- Sun., Dec. 10, 2017 - with Carson City Symphony Chorus at Carson City Community Center, 4:00 p.m.
- A Sunday in February 2018 - at Carson City Community Center, 4:00 p.m. (tentative)
- A Sunday in April 2018 - at Carson City Community Center, 4:00 p.m. (tentative)
- A Sunday in June 2018 - Pops Party Concert at the Governor's Mansion with Carson City Symphony
Chorus, 3:00 p.m. (tentative)
- Wed., July 4, 2018 - "Fourth of July" concert at Mormon Station State Park in Genoa, NV (tentative)
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advance? Get a Flex Pass! Flex Pass tickets are good for four
admissions to any Carson City Symphony and Carson Chamber Singers concert(s). You may use the pass any way you
choose: bring four people to one concert, two people to two concerts, etc.
Season tickets and flex passes are on sale now. Call 775-883-4154 or download a PDF form from
and just mail it in with your check.
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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 Strings in the Schools 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 is also 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 rehearsals are on Wednesday nights, 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 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 is funded, in part, by the Nevada Arts Council, a
and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency;
Carson City; the Community Foundation of Western Nevada;
and private donations.
This page last updated 9/29/2015