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Chamber Singers, Carson City Symphony Chorus begin season rehearsals

The Carson Chamber Singers and Carson City Symphony Chorus, conducted by Michael Langham, are beginning their 2014-15 season. Carson Chamber Singers were founded in 1985 as the select choral group of the Carson City Symphony.

They perform several concerts each year and have sung throughout the area. They sing regularly with the Carson City Symphony and have performed in several concerts with the Reno Philharmonic Chorus and Orchestra.

Silver State's 150th birthday celebration ramps up with signature Vegas events leading to Nevada Day 2014

The Smith Center will celebrate the Nevada Sesquicentennial with a concert event showcasing the Silver State’s very own entertainment featuring extraordinary performers from all around the state on Monday, September 22 at 7 p.m. at the Donald W. Reynolds Hall inside The Smith Center. The star-studded event will feature artists, entertainers and celebrities who all call Nevada home.

Uganda Orphan Choir in Carson City

Event Date: 
July 13, 2014 - 6:30pm

The Uganda Orphans Choir will perform an uplifting concert this Sunday evening, 6:30 p.m. at First Christian Church in Carson City. The message of overcoming and triumph in the face of trying and difficult circumstances will be inspiring. The performance is free.

The Sunday night event kick-off a week of a focus on young people at First Christian Church. Monday, July 14th begins Vacation Bible School with a jungle theme this year. It is also free for children from pre-school through High School. For more information, go to firstchristianchurchfamily.org

Ladies Night Out Fundraiser

Event Date: 
May 13, 2014 - 4:00pm

Please join us for an evening of fun, wine and chocolate while helping our community build a universally accessible park so that people of ALL abilities have somewhere to play. Enjoy shopping at 30 vendor booths and listening to the Carson High School Chamber Choir perform. We have over $1000 in raffle prizes. Call Stacy Lauderbaugh at 315-3034 for tickets. The event is from 4pm-8pm on May 13, 2014 at the Carson Community Center and the tickets are only $15

Lawsuit settlement needed by April 4 or South Lake Tahoe July 4 fireworks show canceled

The message to Joseph and Joan Truxler is simple and clear: Meet with us, come up with a solution and drop your lawsuit by April 4. If the suit isn't dropped by then the South Lake Tahoe 4th of July Fireworks display will be canceled.

Youth Theatre Carson City Showstoppers! Show Choir Performs at Disneyland

Youth Theatre Carson City Showstoppers! would like to thank our community, friends and families for the support surrounding their recent trip to Disneyland and Disney Performing Arts in Anaheim, Calif.

Under the direction of Andie Anderson and Bri Valley, the Showstoppers! successfully completed a workshop with Disney Staff and a 30-minute performance on the Big Thunder Jamboree stage. "We are grateful to all involved. With your help, this once in a lifetime dream became a reality," said Director Andie Anderson. I could not be prouder of our Showstoppers!"

Video: Carson High School Choir Rocks Out With Foreigner

It's a night the Carson High School Chamber Choir will remember forever. Twenty-four students joined classic rock band, Foreigner, on stage at the Silver Legacy to perform the band's number one hit, "I Want To Know"

Carson High Choir to sing with Foreigner in Reno

Have you ever wanted to have a jam session with your favorite rock-star? It seems out of the question, but for a lucky high school choir, they'll do just that this weekend.

It's really a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity; Saturday night, the Carson High Choir will join Foreigner at the Silver Legacy on the song "I Want to Know What Love Is."

Welcome home bash March 15 for South Lake Tahoe's three Olympians

South Lake Tahoe, the tight-knit ski community big on Olympic athletes will honor its three USA team members in a city-wide celebration, Saturday, March 15.

Jamie Anderson, Maddie Bowman, who won gold for snowboarding slopestyle and freeskiing halfpipe respectively, and Hannah Teter who placed fourth in snowboarding halfpipe, will be lauded at Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort.

Carson City music store hits the right notes with unique business model

Playing to the beat of your own rhythm comes from years of watching how others do it and then improvising to set a course of your own.

When it comes to making perfect pitch, where melody and harmony fit together organically, Vince Gates has turned his Carson City music store into the equivalent of a six-piece power band that customers can't seem to get enough of.

Veterans honored at Carson Middle School

Carson Middle School students, teachers and staff honored local veterans Thursday.

The event began with polite and enthusiastic student greeters who met guests and escorted them into the school gym for a reception of tasty treats and a Patriotic program. Veterans and guests were welcomed by Carson Middle School Choir Director Briana Valley and the CMS program emcees Melanie Proctor and Makayl Holloway.

Carson City Symphony Chorus to begin rehearsals

The Carson City Symphony Chorus, an extension of the select Carson Chamber Singers, will begin rehearsals on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 7 to 9 p.m., at First Baptist Church, 1750 N. Mountain Street in Carson City.

The Chorus, directed by Michael Langham, is open to all singers, high-school age through adults. They will perform in the Holiday Treat concert with the Symphony on Sunday, Dec. 15, at the Carson City Community Center.

Hire the Carson High Choir to be Your Holiday Entertainment

As a fundraiser, the Carson High School Choral Group in Carson City will be available as entertainment for holiday parties. The group will perform selections of Christmas and Hanukkah music.

The funds that are collected will help the students be able to travel to competitions and provide scholarships to students in the program.

For more information or to reserve a spot, contact Andy Sonnemaker at ASonnemaker@carson.k12.nv.us.

Carson City Symphony presents 'Movies and More' Artown Concert in Reno

Event Date: 
July 7, 2013 - 5:00pm

Carson City Symphony is coming to Reno to perform for Artown! The concert is on Sunday, July 7, at 5:00 p.m., at Trinity Episcopal Church, 200 Island Avenue. The program, "Movies & More," features organ soloist Michael Langham, bassoon soloist Eric Fassbender, and vocal soloist Jakki Ford. Admission is $10 at the door, or online at CCSymphony.com.

Western Nevada College holds first Multi-faith Baccalaureate Service

Western Nevada College held a unique Multi-faith Baccalaureate Service on May 20 in Carson City, the first in its 41 plus years of existence.

According to religious statesman Rajan Zed, co-organizer of this Service along with Douglas Diversity Student Club of WNC; faith leaders belonging to Christian (various denominations), Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist, Jewish, Baha’i and Native American traditions blessed the graduates with their respective prayers in this Service. Dance and music also formed part of this ceremony and a representative of non-believers also addressed the Service.

The Jazz Soul of Porgy and Bess

Event Date: 
August 5, 2013 - 7:30pm

The Reno Jazz Orchestra, will present a jazz and gospel version of Porgy and Bess with the Pat Esters Gospel Choir. This will be an evening to remember! Set on the shores of Sand Harbor, this pictureqsue setting will be an ideal backdrop for the 17 piece Jazz Orchestra plus The Pat Esters Gospel Choir.

Children's choir gives voice to historic Virginia and Truckee Railroad season

A 60-second radio spot sung by the Sierra Nevada Children's Choir will be used as part of the Virginia & Truckee Railroad 2013 advertising campaign.

CHS Band and Choir Ensembles Win Big in Bay Area

Carson High Band and Choir Took Many Awards at Heritage Competition
Event Date: 
April 23, 2013 - 7:00pm

The Carson High School Band and Choir Ensembles earned big awards in Bay Area competitions earlier this month. The ensembles will be recognized at the Carson City School District board meeting, Tuesday, April 23 at Carson High School Senator Square; 7 p.m.

Carson Public School Drug Policies Behind the Times

Today I attended a Chamber luncheon focused on [our] children's use of drugs and alcohol, and the ENDLESS ways the signs of/actual drugs are hidden. I was blown away with the amount of information given in such a short time, but the most disturbing moment was announced with applause.
Carson City is proud to randomly drug test their athletes.
Wow. Your athletes. Good for you. Finally.

Dream On Handbell Concert

Event Date: 
April 28, 2012 - 2:00pm

The Tintabulations Handbell Choir will be performing at the First Presbyterian Church on Saturday, April 28th for a 2:00 p.m. performance! Their selections will include nocturnal motifs and several well-known pieces from Disney movies. This is free performance and all ages are welcome!

The First Presbyterian Church of Carson City is located at 115 N. Division St., Carson City, NV 89703

Dreams & Magic Handbell Concert

Event Date: 
April 28, 2012 - 11:00am

The Tintabulations Handbell Choir will be returning to the Carson City Library on Saturday, April 28th for an 11:00 a.m. performance! The Dreams & Magic handbell concert will include a variety of music to go along with our upcoming Summer Reading Program Theme, "Dream Big, Read!" including nocturnal motifs and several well-known pieces from Disney movies. This free performance will be held in the library’s auditorium. Call Youth Services Librarian Amber Sady at (775)887-2244 for more information.

Movie Review: 'A Joyful Noise' a fun musical comedy, lacks muscle

There are several things wrong with the music comedy "A Joyful Noise," now playing he Fandango Galaxy cineplex in Carson City and elsewhere.

But those faults are outweighed by the music, a contemporary kind of gospel that moves nicely but lacks the true feeling of gospel singing. And the leads are just fine — Queen Latifah as Vi Rose Hill, Dolly Parton as G.G. Sparrow and the exuberant and lovely Keke Palmer as Vi's daughter Olivia.

CHS Chamber Choir cheers up the DMV (VIDEO)

The Carson High School Chamber Choir - the most advanced group of choir students at the high school - gave an impromptu, and much applauded, selection of Christmas and Hanukkah music to the surprised (and delighted) patrons and employees of the Department of Motor Vehicles this Thursday afternoon. This is the third year they have appeared at the DMV.

Carson City Library - Tintabulations Concert

The Tintabulations Handbell Choir performs winter festival music at the Carson City Library, on Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011. The free concert featured the art of English handbell ringing.
Photo by Cathleen Allison/Nevada Photo Source

WNC Concert Choir, DHS Madrigal Singers usher in the Christmas season

Event Date: 
December 6, 2011 - 7:30pm

The spirit of Christmas will be celebrated with a holiday concert featuring the Western Nevada College concert choir and the Douglas High School Madrigal Singers Tuesday.
The choirs, directed by musician and DHS band director Bill Zabelsky, will feature a myriad of fine music including "The Snow Carol," "All on a Cold Winter's Night," Earlene Rentz's "Agnus Dei," and a Mac Huff arrangement of the popular "Home for Christmas.

South Lake Tahoe Features Holiday Music Festivals, Entertainment and Fireworks

Lake Tahoe South is New Year’s celebration central with Snow Globe, a three-day outdoor music festival with over 40 world-class musicians on three main stages, firework shows, combined with a myriad of outdoor recreation, entertainment and nightlife, providing action-packed holiday season for kids of all ages.

Director of Carson Chamber Singers to retire

Judy Monson, founder and director of the Carson Chamber Singers since 1985, has announced her decision to retire in June 2012 after the Pops Party concert. A well known and loved educator, vocalist, and conductor in Carson City and Reno, Ms. Monson has led the Chamber Singers in inspiring performances in Carson City, Reno, Virginia City, Minden, Genoa, and Fallon.

Schools host ceremonies for Vets Day

The community is invited to a ceremony to honor veterans at 9 a.m. today at Carson Middle School. Students will give presentations, and the school choir will perform. Veterans will also be recogniz...

Schools host ceremonies for Vets Day

The community is invited to a ceremony to honor veterans at 9 a.m. today at Carson Middle School. Students will give presentations, and the school choir will perform. Veterans will also be recogniz...

New terrain, wider trails and a whole lot of South Lake Tahoe festivities ahead

LAKE TAHOE — If another La Nina visits the Sierra this winter – all-time records were approached in 2010-11 with more than 700 inches of snow – Tahoe South ski resorts are ready to roll on another epic season.

Dayton 5K Race Results Announced

Dayton’s first Healthy Communities Coalition 5K Walk/Run on May 14 attracted 50 contestants, plus 20 volunteers from Stand Tall and Dayton Task Force. The 5K fundraiser for Stand Tall’s youth leadership teams and Dayton Resource Bank resulted in $811 for the two local youth programs.

The event was a fun way for the community to exercise and to join together for two good causes. Organizers Lavurne Jeffreys and Star Erickson said they look forward to making this an annual event.

Health Fair, River Festival, 5K Run, and Historical Tours in Dayton Saturday

Dayton will be the place for family-friendly fun this weekend with something for everyone: a morning run in Dayton’s beautiful “outback”, a huge pasta festival, hands-on learning at the River Festival, free immunizations and historical tours.

Dayton 5K Walk/Run On May 14 Benefits Area Students

DAYTON, Nev. — Put on your running shoes and join us for a beautiful morning run in Dayton's "outback" on May 14, starting at 8:30am at the Como Park near Dayton Elementary School. Stand Tall and the Dayton Task Force are co-sponsoring a Healthy Communities Coalition 5K Walk/Run to benefit local students through the Dayton Resource Bank and Stand Tall youth leadership teams.

How Do I Register and What Else Can I Do In Dayton on May 14?

Bella Voce and Orfeo

May 13, 2012 - 4:00pm

It is that time of year again! Spring has sprung, Bella Voce and Orfeo are ready to shrare a bushel of new, as well as familiar, music with our devoted fans!

The concert is entitled: Faith, Hope and Laughter and includes all aspects of those emotions.

Heller Formally Announces U.S. Senate Run To Supporters

By Elizabeth Crum / Nevada News Bureau
At 8:12 a.m. this morning, Rep. Dean Heller finally sent an email to his supporters announcing the U.S. Senate run I confirmed here last week.

Heller has a pretty new campaign website, and here is the text of the email:

Friend,

Carson City families ring in the holiday season with the Silver and Snowflake Festival

Well over a thousand people were in downtown Carson City tonight to ring in the Christmas season with the Silver and Snowflake Festival and Christmas tree lighting at the Nevada State Capitol grounds.

Runners Help Raise Money for Dayton Children

With 34 people turning out for a good cause, the Dayton Resource Bank raised more than $1,100 during its 5K Run on Oct. 23. One hundred percent of the funds directly benefit Dayton area school children.

Among the participants were Dayton Elementary School Principal Cory Sandburg, Healthy Communities Coalition director Christy McGill, and the entire Freshman Volleyball team of Dayton High School.

What is the Resource Bank?

Nearly 100 students in Dayton schools have been assisted through the Dayton Resource Bank in the past 2 school years.

Major musical fundaiser for Carson High School Choir

A major fundraiser for the Carson High School Concert Choir will be aided by the joint appearance of the “TOCCATA,” The Orchestra and Community Choral Artists of the Tahoe Area at the Carson City Capi

Christmas Events This Week

Silver + Snowflakes Tree Lighting

by DonMac

Senator Square: Performing arts has full schedule ahead

Carson Performing Arts (drama and choir students) will be attending the "Governor's Mansion Birthday Bash" on Sept. 12 from 2-5 p.m. celebrating the 100th year of the mansion.

Senator Square: Performing arts has full schedule ahead

Carson Performing Arts (drama and choir students) will be attending the "Governor's Mansion Birthday Bash" on Sept. 12 from 2-5 p.m. celebrating the 100th year of the mansion.

Senator Square: Performing arts has full schedule ahead

Carson Performing Arts (drama and choir students) will be attending the "Governor's Mansion Birthday Bash" on Sept. 12 from 2-5 p.m. celebrating the 100th year of the mansion.

Senator Square: Performing arts has full schedule ahead

Carson Performing Arts (drama and choir students) will be attending the "Governor's Mansion Birthday Bash" on Sept. 12 from 2-5 p.m. celebrating the 100th year of the mansion.

Senator Square: Performing arts has full schedule ahead

Carson Performing Arts (drama and choir students) will be attending the "Governor's Mansion Birthday Bash" on Sept. 12 from 2-5 p.m. celebrating the 100th year of the mansion.

Senator Square: Performing arts has full schedule ahead

Carson Performing Arts (drama and choir students) will be attending the "Governor's Mansion Birthday Bash" on Sept. 12 from 2-5 p.m. celebrating the 100th year of the mansion.

Senator Square: Performing arts has full schedule ahead

Carson Performing Arts (drama and choir students) will be attending the "Governor's Mansion Birthday Bash" on Sept. 12 from 2-5 p.m. celebrating the 100th year of the mansion.

Senator Square: Performing arts has full schedule ahead

Carson Performing Arts (drama and choir students) will be attending the "Governor's Mansion Birthday Bash" on Sept. 12 from 2-5 p.m. celebrating the 100th year of the mansion.

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