Carson City Symphony to Resume Rehearsals on May 19
With easing up of pandemic conditions, the Carson City Symphony, under the direction of David Bugli, and the Carson Chamber Singers, under the direction of Ricky Hutton, will perform on Sunday, July 4, 2021, in Genoa at the Genoa Americana Celebration, as they did in 2019 and prior years. The concert, at 4:30 p.m., will be the final event in a full day of concerts and activities at Mormon Station Park.The exciting program features patriotic tunes, show tunes, and other inspirational pieces. Special guest vocalist, Jakki Ford, will perform two pieces with the Symphony and a gospel tune with the Carson Chamber Singers.
The Symphony’s first rehearsal, for strings only, will be on Wednesday, May 19, at KD Sound, 32 Red Rock Road, Mound House (just over the county line from Carson City) from 7:00 to 9:15 p.m. The next rehearsal, on May 26, will be for non-strings at the same time and location. Rehearsals on June 2 and beyond will be for the full orchestra at the same location.Choral rehearsals start on Tuesday, June 8, at the Brewery Arts Center Ballroom, 449 West King St., in Carson City. Combined choral and orchestral rehearsal dates are to be determined.
Instrumental musicians are invited to join the Symphony. Current openings are for viola, bass, trumpet, and horn. Singers, especially tenors and basses, are invited to join the Carson Chamber Singers. To join either group, or for more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone 775-883-4154. Rehearsal information is posted weekly on http://ccsymphony.com/rehschd.htm. Music Director and Conductor David Bugli said, “We will do what is needed to keep everyone safe. We highly encourage all players to be COVID-19 vaccinated.”