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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.
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Rehearsals Begin for October Symphony Concert
on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017
Attention musicians! The Carson City Symphony will begin rehearsals for the 2017-18
concert season on Wednesday, August 30, 2017, 7:00 to 9:15 p.m., at the Carson High
School band room, 1111 N. Saliman Road in Carson City.
The Symphony, conducted by David Bugli, is a volunteer orchestra of about 55 players who
perform music from the 15th to 21st centuries. It is open to string players at any time
without audition, and to other instrumentalists when positions are available. Current
openings are for strings, especially violas and basses, and for horns. Musicians who are
interested in joining should contact the Symphony at 775-883-4154.
The repertoire for the October 22 concert is:
- Jeffrey S. Bishop - Athelinda
- Edvard Grieg - Peer Gynt Suite No. 1
- Johannes Brahms - Hungarian Dances Nos. 5 & 6
- Jean Sibelius - Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, Op. 47, with Carla Trynchuk
The Symphony's choral groups, Carson Chamber Singers and Carson City Symphony Chorus,
begin rehearsals on August 29, at 6:30 p.m., at the Carson High choral room. First concert,
"Mostly Mozart," will be presented on Tuesday, October 24, in Carson City and Sunday,
October 29, in Virginia City. Singers who are interested in auditioning for the Carson
Chamber Singers or joining the Carson City Symphony Chorus should contact Director Michael
Langham at firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Symphony at 775-883-4154.
Consort Canzona, the Symphony's early music instrumental and vocal ensemble, plans to begins
rehearsals on Monday, September 11, at the First Baptist Church, Carson City. For rehearsal
time and information, contact Director Lora Mills, email@example.com.
Symphony Youth Strings, a tuition free, after-school program for beginning to advanced
string players in grades 2-12, begins Aug. 30. For information, contact the Symphony's
Education Director, Sue Jesch, firstname.lastname@example.org.
|June 2017 Newsletter online|
|You can see our June 2017 Newsletter online. Just click on the image at right.
Some 2017-2018 season concert dates
- Sun., Oct. 22, 2017 - with violinist Carla Trynchuk 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.
- Sun., Feb. 25, 2018 - with cellist Stephen Framil at Carson City Community Center, 4:00 p.m.
- Sun., April 29, 2018 - with pianist Alexander Tutunov at Carson City Community Center, 4:00 p.m.
- 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)
Discount Flex Pass -- Can't commit to concerts dates in
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.
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 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 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 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; the Community Foundation of Western Nevada; and private donations.
This page last updated 8/28/2017