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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.

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Fifth Annual "This is Not a Christmas Concert"
Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014

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Carson City Symphony's Strings in the Schools program presents its fifth annual "This is Not a Christmas Concert" on Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, at 6:30 p.m. Beginning violins and cellos, string ensemble, Pizzazz, and STRAZZ will be performing.

The concert is at the Carson City Community Center, 801 E. William St., Carson City. Admission is free. For more information, see CCSymphony.com or call (775) 883-4154.



Carson Chamber Singers Christmas Concerts
Friday, Dec, 5, 2014, in Reno
Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, in Sacramento

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The Carson Chamber Singers, directed by Michael Langham, continues its 30th season with a pair of Christmas concerts in Reno and Sacramento. The first concert will be on Friday, December 5, 2014, at 7:30 p.m., at Trinity Episcopal Church, 200 Island Ave. in Reno. The program will be repeated in Sacramento on Sunday, December 7, 2014, at 7:00 p.m., at St. Mark's United Methodist Church, 2391 St. Marks Way. For the Sunday concert, the St. Mark's Chancel Choir and the St. Mark's Singers will join in performance with the Carson Chamber Singers.

The varied program features Camille Saint-SaŽns' Oratorio de NoŽl, Op. 12, for Chorus and Soloist with organ, harp, and strings, and works by J. Rutter, M. Leontovych, K. Malucelli, and M. Langham, and others.

Carson Chamber Singers, a select performing group of the Carson City Symphony Association, is supported in part by a grant from the Nevada Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts and by Association memberships and donations.

Tickets for the Reno concert are $10, available online at CCSymphony.com (soon) and at the door. Carson City Symphony flex tickets also will be accepted. Admission to the Sacramento concert is free, donations welcome. For more information, call the Carson City Symphony Association at 775-883-4154.



Consort Canzona early music ensemble
"Lessons and Carols" Holiday Concerts
Sat., Dec. 13, 2014, at 4:00 p.m.
Mon., Dec. 15, 2014, at 7:00 p.m.

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Consort Canzona early music ensemble will present pair of "Lessons and Carols" Holiday Concerts on Sat., Dec. 13, 2014, 4:00 p.m., and Mon., Dec. 15, 2014, 7:00 p.m.

Locations are being determined.



31st Annual Holiday Treat Program
Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014

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The Carson City Symphony presents its 31st annual "Holiday Treat" Concert on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, at 4:00 p.m. at the Carson City Community Center, 801 E. William St., Carson City. The Carson City Symphony, Carson City Symphony Chorus, and Norma Conway's Victorian Dancers present a feast of seasonal and holiday entertainment in many styles!

The Carson City Symphony, conducted by Music Director/Conductor David Bugli, will perform several works, including Variations on "My Dancing Day," "The Bells of Christmas," music from "Polar Express," "A Most Wonderful Christmas," and Hanukkah songs.

The Carson City Symphony Chorus, under the direction of choral conductor Michael Langham, will perform "I Wonder as I Wander" by John Rutter, and "All is Well" by Michael Langham. Chorus and Symphony will present "'Twas the Night Before Christmas" in a new arrangement by Ken Malucelli, and Adeste Fidelis. The Victorian Dancers will whirl and swirl to the music of Johann Strauss, Jr., and performers and audience will join together for the traditional Holiday Treat finale, "A Christmas Singalong."

Pre-concert entertainment by Quintessence - The Carson City Harp Ensemble begins at 3:00 p.m. in the lobby.

Tickets are $15 general admission; $12 for seniors, students, and Symphony Association members; and free for youth age 16 and under. Tickets are on sale at Play Your Own Music at the Carson Mall, online at CCSymphony.com (see "Buy Now" button below), and at the door. For more information, see CCSymphony.com or call (775) 883-4154.

This concert is supported, in part, by public funds through a grant from the Nevada Arts Council, a state agency, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency, and by private donations.

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Choral ensemble from Carson Chamber Singers and Symphony Chorus
to Perform for Ormsby Post Acute Rehab
Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014

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A choral ensemble from Carson Chamber Singers and Symphony Chorus will perform Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, 7:00 p.m., at Ormsby Post Acute Rehab, 3050 N. Ormsby Blvd., Carson City.



Christmas Carol Playalong for Strings
Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, at Carson Mall

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String players of all ages and levels are invited to join the sixth annual Christmas Carol Playalong on Friday, December 19, 2014, from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m., inside the Carson Mall, 1227 S. Carson Street. The event is free and open to the public.

This event is hosted by Carson City Symphony Association and Carson Mall. Violin, viola, cello, bass, and harp players are welcome to come and play. Everyone else, come and sing or listen. To play, contact Sue Jesch in advance at 775-450-5584 or sue@tahoefiddler.com for sheet music and information.



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"The Seasons" Concert with Stephanie Sant'Ambrogio, Violin
Sunday, March 1, 2015

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The Carson City Symphony invites the public to a concert celebrating the seasons on Sunday, March 1, 2015, at 4:00 p.m. at the Carson City Community Center, 801 E. William St., Carson City. The Symphony will be joined by guest violin soloist Stephanie Sant'Ambrogio playing Vivaldi's "Four Seasons" and Astor Piazzolla's "The Four Seasons," a work written by the Argentinian composer as a tribute to Vivaldi's more famous work. Also joining the orchestra is STRAZZ Youth Strings, part of the Carson City Symphony's Strings in the Schools program, which is directed by Education Director Sue Jesch.

Pre-show entertainment will be presented in the lobby starting at 3:00 p.m.

The audience is also invited to a free concert preview in the Sierra Room at 3:15 p.m. The preview, hosted by Conductor David Bugli, will include discussions with soloist Stephanie Sant'Ambrogio about the concert, composers, and music.

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 a downtown Carson City location, online at CCSymphony.com, and at the door. For more information, see CCSymphony.com or call (775) 883-4154.



Strings in the Schools Spring Concert
Thursday, April 23, 2015

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Strings in the Schools presents its Spring Concert on Thursday, April 23, 2015, at 6:30 p.m. at the Carson City Community Center's Bob Boldrick Theater. The concert will feature beginning violins, the violin ensemble, and STRAZZ.

Admission is free. For more information, see CCSymphony.com or call (775) 883-4154.



Carson City Symphony Features Harp & Flute
Sunday, April 26, 2015

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The Carson City Symphony, directed by David Bugli, presents a concert on Sunday, October 26, 2014, 4:00 p.m., at the Carson City Community Center's Bob Boldrick Theater, 851 E. William Street in Carson City. The concert includes Mozart's Concerto in C for Flute and Harp, K.299, featuring Sally Turk on flute and Michael Langham on harp.

Pre-show entertainment will be presented in the lobby starting at 3:00 p.m.

The audience is also invited to a free concert preview in the Sierra Room at 3:15 p.m. The preview, hosted by Conductor David Bugli, will include discussions about the composers and music being performed and history of the solo instruments.

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 a downtown Carson City location, online at CCSymphony.com, and at the door. For more information, see CCSymphony.com or call (775) 883-4154.



Strings in the Schools Harmonica Workshop & Concert
Saturday, May 9, 2015

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Strings in the Schools will present a Harmonica Workshop for String Players on Saturday, May 9, 2015, at a location to be determined. Harmonica player Tom Stryker and composer Gary Edwards will lead the workshop, likely to begin at 10:00 a.m. Details are being finalized, but the workshop will likely involve a discussion about the harmonica, a class on how to play the harmonica, rehearsals, a potluck lunch, and a concert, free and open to the public, at 3:00 p.m.

For more information, see CCSymphony.com or call (775) 883-4154.



Thirty-first Annual Pops Party Concert
A Sunday in June, 2015

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The Carson City Symphony will be presenting its Thirty-first annual Pops Party concert in June. Check back for date, time, special guest performers, musical selections, and other details.

As always, the Pops Party Concert is presented free to the public.



Some concert dates

  • Sun., Oct. 26, 2014 - at Carson City Community Center, 4:00 p.m.
  • Sun., Dec. 14, 2014 - Holiday Treat Concert with Carson City Symphony Chorus at Carson City Community Center, 4:00 p.m.
  • Sun., March 1, 2015 - at Carson City Community Center, 4:00 p.m.
  • Sun., April 26, 2015 - at Carson City Community Center, 4:00 p.m.
  • A Sunday in June, 2015 - Pops Party Concert at the Governor's Mansion with Carson City Symphony Chorus, 3:00 p.m.
  • 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.

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 here 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 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.

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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 Carson City Arts & Culture Coalition (click here) 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.

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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 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. 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 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 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.
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