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Carson City Symphony to begin rehearsals Aug. 31

The Carson City Symphony will begin rehearsals for the 2016-17 concert season from 7 to 9:15 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31 at the Carson High School band room, 1111 N. Saliman Road.

The Symphony, conducted by David Bugli, is a volunteer orchestra of about 60 players who perform music from the 15th to 21st centuries. It is open to string players at any time without audition, and to other instrumentalists when positions are available. Current openings are for strings. Musicians who are interested in joining are asked to call the Symphony at 775-883-4154.

The 2016-17 season includes six concerts, all featuring guest soloists or groups. The opening concert, with guest piano soloist Maria Fomina, will be at 4 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Carson City Community Center, with a preview beginning at 3:15 p.m.

Additional concerts will be on Dec. 11 (Holiday Treat), Feb. 26, and April 23 at the Community Center, a Sunday in June (Pops Party at the Governor’s Mansion), and July 4 in Genoa. For more information, go to CCSymphony.com.

The Symphony’s choral groups, Carson Chamber Singers and Carson City Symphony Chorus, begin rehearsals at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Carson High choral room. Email Director Michael Langham at ccsingersdirector@gmail.com, or call the Symphony.