CARSON CITY SYMPHONY AND CARSON CHAMBER SINGERS
2005-06 SEASON CONCERTS
• Sunday, Oct. 23, 4:00 p.m., Carson City Community Center, "A Celebration of Horses," Twenty-Second Season Opening Concert - Symphony with guest soloist Lacy J. Dalton. Includes "Meet-the-soloist" preview - 3:15 p.m. in the Sierra Room. Tickets $20 general admission; $15 for Association members, seniors, and students; free for age 16 and under. Reception at Brougher-Bath Mansion follows the concert. Reception tickets $15 additional – advance purchase only.
• Sunday, Dec. 11, 4:00 p.m., Carson City Community Center - "Holiday Treat" Concert with Carson Chamber Singers, directed by Judy Monson, and Red Hot Bell Peppers (handbell choir from Carson Middle School), directed by Nancy Mielke. Tickets $12 general admission; $10 for Association members, seniors, and students; free for age 16 and under.
• Sunday, Feb. 26, 4:00 p.m., Carson City Community Center - Symphony with guest soloist, Hungarian flutist, Boglárka Kiss. Program includes:
Poet and Peasant Overture by Franz von Supp(c)
Three Dances from "The Bartered Bride" by Bedrich Smetana
Slavonic Dances, Op. 46, by Antonín Dvorák
Concerto for Flute and Orchestra by Endre Szervánszky
Tickets $12 general admission; $10 for Association members, seniors, and students; free for age 16 and under.
• Sunday, April 2, 2006, Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall - Carson Chamber Singers Spring Concert "American Spirit." The concert features "American Mass" - a Missa Brevis merging American Hymns and Spirituals with Traditional Choral Liturgy, by Ron Kean, orchestration by John Gerhold. The all-American program includes choral and instrumental music. Tickets $12 general admission; $10 for Association members, seniors, and students; free for age 16 and under. Tickets available in advance at the Brewery Arts Center (775-883-4154), online at ActivityTickets.com, or at the door.
• Saturday, April 22, 7:30 p.m., Carson City Community Center and
Sunday, April 23, 4:00 p.m., Oats Park Arts Center, Fallon - Symphony Concert with guest soloist Jeremy Keppelmann, harp, and the Ruth Lenz-Johnny Lenz-Rachel Ing Trio. Music by Grieg, Bizet, Handel, Brahms, and Piazzolla. Tickets $12 general admission; $10 for Association members, seniors, and students; free for age 16 and under. Tickets available in advance at the Brewery Arts Center (775-883-4154) in Carson City, Jeff's Copy Express and Postage Plus in Fallon, online at ActivityTickets.com, or at the door.
• Sunday, May 21, 2006, 4:00 p.m., Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall - "Symphony of Flavors" benefit recital featuring student musicians. Gala Showcase event with music, catered dinner, and selected wines. Recital at the BAC Performance Hall, followed by a sumptuous dinner in the BAC Grand Ballroom. Performers are Rachel Ing, piano, Ruth Lenz, violin, Christina Quigley, trumpet, Joan Young, bassoon, Paul Fleming, tuba, Jeremy Keppelmann, piano, Jakob Keppelmann, piano, and a special appearance of the "Strings in the Schools" youth orchestra, directed by Sue Kitts.
Sponsors are the Carson City Symphony Association, Over-the-Top Catering, Aloha Discount Wine and Liquors, Data Graphics Printing & Mailing Services, and the BAC. Proceeds benefit the Symphony's programs.
Tickets for adults are $25 for concert, $25 for dinner, or $40 for both. Tickets for youth (age 16 and under) are free for concert and $15 for dinner. Tickets available in advance at the Brewery Arts Center or online at ActivityTickets.com.
• Sunday, June 18, 4:00 p.m., Governor's Mansion (outdoors)—"Pops Party" Concert. The program will feature the Carson City Symphony, Carson Chamber Singers, guest soloists Tom Stryker, harmonica, and Tyson Reed, trumpet, and the Vaughn Middle School Mariachi Band, directed by José Flores. Don't miss a special guest appearance by the historic stagecoach driver, Hank Monk, as portrayed by Fred Stanio! Refreshments and prizes will add to the festivity.
The Symphony, directed by David Bugli and assistant conductor Alan Pefley, will play movie music, show tunes, marches, and more. Highlights include "Remembering the Beatles," and music from "Lord of the Dance." The Symphony will be featured in new arrangements by David Bugli of the "Nevada State March" and "Hank Monk" Schottish, originally written in the late 1800s by Carson City composer, J.P. Meder.
The Carson Chamber Singers, directed by Judy Monson, will sing "Double Trouble," from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, "The Song That Goes Like This," from Monty Python's Spamalot, and more. The Mariachi Band, consisting of Washoe County middle-school and high-school students, formed in 2002 under the direction of José Flores. They will play music in the authentic mariachi tradition.
Tom Stryker, jazz harmonica recording artist who began his career in San Francisco with the world-famous "Harmonica Rascal," Johnny Puleo, will make his second appearance with the Carson City Symphony. He will be featured in arrangements of "The Harmonica Player" and "Emily." Carson resident, Tyson Reed, a junior at St. Olaf College in Minnesota, will perform the first movement of Haydn's Trumpet Concerto. The concert is funded in part by the Nevada Arts Council, a state agency, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.
Admission is free. Seating, on the lawn, begins at 3:00 p.m.; the audience is welcome to bring blankets (some chairs will be provided) and food. Box lunches (order in advance), snacks, and beverages will be on sale before and during the concert. Proceeds benefit the Carson City Symphony Association. In case of rain, concert will be moved indoors to the BAC Performance Hall, corner of Minnesota and King Streets, Carson City. For more information and to order lunches, call the Symphony at 775-883-4154.
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