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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
Annual Pops Party Concert
Sunday, June 9, 2019
The Carson City Symphony's 35th annual Pops Party concert will be held on Sunday, June 9, 2019,
at 6:00 p.m. at the Capital Amphitheater. It's a free concert. Some seating is available, but you are
encouraged to bring folding chairs.
The Carson City Symphony, lead by David Bugli, will be joined on the program by singer/songwriter
Tom Miller, singing some of his original songs, and the Carson City Symphony Chorus, lead by interim
director Ricky Hutton.
Tom Miller is a musician, humorist, storyteller, and general all-around entertainer. He often
performs on saxes, flute, Native American flute, and various guitars. Since the late 1970s, Tom has
appeared extensively in many types of nightclubs, restaurants, cruise ships, private and corporate
events and concerts in Nevada, California, and Arizona. He creates a vibrant atmosphere with his huge music
repertoire and engaging personality. For him, music variety is a priority. Tom entertained
audiences on the M.S. Dixie paddlewheel boat in Lake Tahoe for many years.
The Capital Amphitheater is located south of the State Capital Building, west of the Supreme Court
Building, and north of the Legislature Building. Ample free parking is available in the parking garage
east of the Legislature Building, off of Stewart Street. For further information, call the Symphony
Photo: Tom Miller will sing with the Carson City Symphony on June 9.
Carson City Symphony & Chorus Perform for
Genoa Americana Celebration
Thursday, July 4, 2019
The Carson City Symphony, under the direction of David Bugli, and the Carson City Symphony
Chorus, under the direction of Interim Director Ricky Hutton, will be performing at the
Genoa Americana Celebration event at Mormon Station State Park, Genoa, starting at 4:30 p.m.
on Thursday, July 4, 2019. The musicians will be joined by guest artist Tom Miller, singer/songwriter.
The concert is free and open to the public.
The Genoa Americana Celebration starts earlier in the day with a children's parade and
the presentation of four-to-six smaller ensembles. The event is put on by Friends of Genoa
in cooperation with the Town of Genoa.
Carson City Symphony Assoc. Annual Meeting
Sunday, July 7, 2019
The Carson City Symphony Assoc. Annual Meeting will be held on Sunday, July 7, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. at
a location to be determined. Please mark your calendar. We will cover several points of business,
including the annual election of several Board members.
|April 2019 Newsletter online|
|You can see our April 2019 Newsletter online. Just click on the image at right.
FURTHER INFO ON 35TH SEASON
- Thurs., May 10 - Silver Strings play for Western Nevada College's (WNC's) Mother's
Day Gala Fundraiser at the Carson Nugget.
- Sun., June 9, outdoor Pops Party concert - Carson City Symphony & Chorus at the
Capital Amphitheater. Guest soloist, Tom Miller. Free.
- Thurs., July 4 - Mormon Station Park - Genoa Americana Celebration begins 10:30 a.m.
Carson City Symphony & Chorus begins at 4:30 p.m. Guest soloist, Tom Miller. Free.
PRELIMINARY INFORMATION ON 2019-2020 SEASON (36TH SEASON)
- Sun., Oct. 20, 2019 - 4:00 p.m. - Carson City Symphony Concert at the Community Center.
- Sun., Dec. 15, 2019 - 4:00 p.m. - Carson City Symphony "Holiday Treat" Concert at the Community Center.
- Sun., Feb. 23, 2020 - 4:00 p.m. - Carson City Symphony Concert at the Community Center.
- Sun., April 26, 2020 - 4:00 p.m. - Carson City Symphony Concert at the Community Center.
- A Sunday in June, 2020 - Carson City Symphony Concert Pops Party Concert. Location TBD.
- Sat., July 4, 2020 - Carson City Symphony Concert in Genoa.
SOME PRELIMINARY INFORMATION ON 2020-2021 SEASON (37TH SEASON)
- Sun., Oct. 25, 2020 - 4:00 p.m. - Carson City Symphony Concert at the Community Center.
- Sun., Dec. 13, 2020 - 4:00 p.m. - Carson City Symphony "Holiday Treat" Concert at the Community Center.
- ...further information pending...
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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.
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, the Community Foundation of Western Nevada; and private donations.
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