‘At the Movies’ annual Pops Party set
May 5, 2013
Carson City Symphony's 29th annual Pops Party "At the Movies" concert will be at 3 p.m. June 9 on the back lawn of the Governor's Mansion. The grounds will open with pre-concert entertainment at 2 p.m.
The program will feature Carson City Symphony, Carson Chamber Singers, Strings in the Schools youth orchestra and guest singer Jakki Ford. The Symphony, directed by David Bugli, will play well known and less known themes from movies and will be joined by more than 30 Strings in the Schools students for a medley of tunes from "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban." Jakki Ford will sing "Lady is a Tramp" and "Don't Get Around Much Anymore" with the Symphony. The Carson City Symphony Chorus, conducted by Michael Langham, will sing "One Day More" from "Les Miserables" and others.
Admission is free. Seating will be on the lawn. Some chairs will be provided, but the audience is welcome to bring blankets, lawn chairs and food. Snacks and beverages will be available. Proceeds from the raffle and food and beverage sales will benefit the Carson City Symphony Association's artistic and educational programs.
In case of rain, the concert will be held indoors at a location to be determined. For more information, call 775-883-4154 or go to http://www.ccsymphony.com.
The concert is funded in part by grants from the Nevada Arts Council, a state agency, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency; Partnership Carson City; and the Nevada Commission on Tourism.