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Carson City Symphony’s holiday concert set

Nevada Appeal staff report

The 31st Holiday Treat concert on Dec. 14 at the Community Center will include performances by Norma Conway’s Victorian Dancers.

This year's Holiday Treat concert, the 31st by the Carson City Symphony, at 4 p.m. Dec. 14 in the Bob Boldrick Theater at the Community Center, will include performances by Carson City Symphony Chorus and Norma Conway's Victorian Dancers.

The program, conducted by David Bugli, will include several works, including Variations on "My Dancing Day," "The Bells of Christmas," music from "The Polar Express," "A Most Wonderful Christmas," and Hanukkah songs.

The Carson City Symphony Chorus, under the direction of choral conductor Michael Langham, will perform "I Wonder as I Wander" by John Rutter and "All is Well" by Michael Langham.

Both groups will present "'Twas the Night Before Christmas" in a new arrangement by Ken Malucelli and "Adeste Fidelis," while the Victorian Dancers will whirl and swirl to the music of Johann Strauss, Jr.

Performers and audience members will join together for "A Christmas Sing-along," the traditional Holiday Treat finale.

Pre-concert entertainment by Quintessence — The Carson City Harp Ensemble will start at 3 p.m. in the lobby.

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Tickets, available at Play Your Own Music in the Carson Mall, online at CCSymphony.com, by mail, or at the door, cost $15 for general admission; $12 for seniors, students, and Symphony Association members; and free for children ages 16 and under.

Blood donors may receive a complimentary ticket to the concert if they donate at United Blood Services' Carson City Donor Center on Saturday, Dec. 6, through Saturday, Dec. 13. For information about the donor center's hours, call 775-887-9111.

Students in Carson City Symphony's Strings in the Schools program and in Carson and Eagle Valley middle schools and Carson High School orchestras also receive complimentary family tickets.

For more information, call 775-883-4154, or go to CCSymphony.com.