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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. It also 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.

Our Mission Statement (2019)

The mission of Carson City Symphony Association is to
(1) enhance the quality of life in northern Nevada by providing creative, educational, and social opportunities for amateur and volunteer professional instrumentalists and vocalists of all ages;
(2) educate and entertain a broad and diverse audience, including residents, visitors, and tourists;
(3) enhance music education for the K-12 student population and adults; and
(4) expand our reputation for adventurous programming by playing music by contemporary composers and featuring non-traditional solo instruments.


The Carson City Symphony Assoc. is a member of the Carson City Downtown Business Assoc.

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Picture of Carson Chamber Singers in concert Nov. 11, 2019.


Carson City Symphony & Chorus Perform for
Genoa Americana Celebration
Monday, July 4, 2022

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The Carson City Symphony, under the direction of David Bugli, the Carson Chamber Singers, under the direction of Ricky Hutton, and the Joyful Noise Carson Children's Choir, under the direction of Michelle Powers, will be performing at the Genoa Americana Celebration event at Mormon Station State Park, Genoa, starting at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, July 4, 2022. The orchestra will be joined by a guest vocalist Kevin Milburn. The concert is free and open to the public.

The program includes show tunes, Sousa marches, pops music, and Kevin Milburn's original songs, arranged for orchestra by David Bugli. The Carson Chamber Singers will sing Dos Oruguitas from Disney's "Encanto" by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Down by the Riverside arranged by John Rutter, and Homeland by Gustav Holst. The Joyful Noise will perform "Music is Always There" with the Symphony. There will also be patriotic music, including "Battle Hymn of the Republic" and "Armed Forces Salute."

Photograph of singer Kevin Milburn

The Genoa Americana Celebration will start earlier in the day with a children's parade at 10:00 a.m. and the presentation of four smaller ensembles, starting at 11:00 a.m. The event is put on by Friends of Genoa in cooperation with the Town of Genoa. Bring low backed chairs or blankets. Please, no set up before 8:00 a.m. Chicken dinners will be available for purchase from the Genoa Volunteer Fire Department (GVFD), or visitors can stop by a Genoa food establishment or bring a picnic. Bring a towel or change of clothes for the children for the water games. No glass containers, please.

For more information, call 775-883-4154.

Photo of Kevin Milburn, who will be singing with the Carson City Symphony on July 4.



Symphony Assoc. Annual Meeting Date Set
Sunday, July 10, 2022

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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 10, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. in person at a private home at 2662 Danielle Dr., Carson City, NV. The meeting will include election of officers for the new fiscal year 2022-2023.

Main dish and beverages will be provided by the Carson City Symphony Association. Please bring a side dish or dessert to share. For further information, contact the Symphony at 775-883-4154.



Summary of Early 2022 Activities

Early 2022 Concerts and Events

  • Sunday, Feb. 27, 4:00 p.m. at the Carson City Community Center
    Carson City Symphony Concert, "Lovers and Heros." Tickets $18/$15/free age 18 and under.
    Guest Soloist Stephen Framil, cello
    Meet-the-Soloist preview 3:15 p.m. in the Bob Crowell Board Room (former Sierra Room).
  • Thursday, April 21, 6:30 p.m. at the Carson City Community Center
    Symphony Youth Strings presents "Musical Oddities and Practical Jokes," free concert
  • Sunday, April 24, 4:00 p.m. at the Carson City Community Center
    Carson City Symphony Concert, "LatinXpressions IV." Tickets $18/$15/free age 18 and under.
    Guest Soloist Boglárka Kiss, flute
    Meet-the-Soloist preview 3:15 p.m. in the Bob Crowell Board Room (former Sierra Room).
  • Saturday, May 14, 7:00 p.m. at St. Thomas Acquinas Catherdral in Reno
    Carson Chamber Singers performs music by Randall Thompson and John Rutter.
    Tickets $15/$12/free age 18 and under. (Price subject to change.)
  • Sunday, May 15, 4:00 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Carson City
    Carson Chamber Singers performs music by Randall Thompson and John Rutter.
    Tickets $15/$12/free age 18 and under. (Price subject to change.)
  • Saturday, May 21, 10:30 a.m. at Skyline Estates Senior Living in Carson City,
    and at 3:30 p.m. at Carson Valley Senior Living in Gardnerville
    Joyful Noise Carson Children's ChoirChoir perform
    Free
  • Sunday, May 22, 3:00 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Carson City
    Joyful Noise Carson Children's Choir and the Hosanna Handbell Choir perform
    Free
  • Friday, May 27, 7:00 p.m. at Bowers Mansion Parks - "Programs on the Porch" Series
    The Silver Strings perform
    Free
  • Sunday, June 12, 6:00 p.m. at Capitol Amphitheater
    Carson City Symphony & Carson Chamber Singers - annual Pops Party Concert
    Free
  • Monday, July 4, 4:30 p.m. at Mormon Station State Park, Genoa
    Carson City Symphony & Carson Chamber Singers at Genoa Americana Celebration
    Free

Early 2022 Rehearsals

  • Consort Canzona - Instrumental Group rehearses Mondays, 7:00 p.m. at the Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive. Vaccinations required.
  • Carson Chamber Singers rehearses Tuesdays, 7:00 p.m. at the LDS Church, 411 N. Saliman Rd. Masks not required.
  • Carson City Symphony rehearses Wednesdays, 7:00 p.m. at the Carson High Orchestra/Band room, 1111 N. Saliman Rd., upstairs. Vaccinations required. Masks no longer required (as of 2/28/22).
  • NQR (adult intermediate string ensemble) rehearses Thursdays, 11:15 a.m. at the Carson City Senior Center, Joshua Tree Room. Masks no longer required (as of 2/28/22).
  • Joyful Noise Carson Children's Choir rehearses Thursdays, 5:15 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church (upstairs), 412 W. Musser St. Masks required.
  • Victorian Dancers will start rehearsals soon (late Sept.) at Yaples Ballroom, 315 N. Carson St., day and time to be determined.
  • Beginning violins (2 classes) meet after school on Wednesdays at Empire Elementary School, 1260 Monte Rosa Dr., and on Fridays at Bordewich Bray Elementary School, 110 Thompson St. - Masks no longer required (as of 2/28/22).
  • Allegro (3:30-4:15 p.m.) and Vivace (4:15-5:00 p.m.) youth string ensembles meet on Thursdays at St. Paul Lutheran Family Church, 1201 N. Saliman Dr. Masks no longer required (as of 2/28/22).
  • STRAZZ advanced youth strings rehearses Thursdays, 6:15 p.m., at the Carson City Senior Center, Joshua Tree Room. Masks no longer required (as of 2/28/22).


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 with cellist Stephen Framil.
  • Sun., April 24, 2022 - 4:00 p.m. - Carson City Symphony Concert at the Community Center, with Boglárka Kiss, flutist.
  • 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.

Carson City Symphony Association Incorporated

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 here 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 Carson City Arts & Culture Coalition (click here).

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.

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Conductor David Bugli


Contact us:
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. Map.

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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, click here.

Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William St., Carson City. Map

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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, and private donations.
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