Carson City’s Youth Strings Not Quite Ready For Carnegie Hall Players present: “MUSICAL ODDITIES AND PRACTICAL JOKES,” THURSDAY, APRIL 21
Carson City Symphony’s Youth Strings and Not Quite Ready for Carnegie Hall Players (NQR), an ensemble for adult intermediate string musicians, present a “Musical Oddities and Practical Jokes” concert on Thursday, April 21, at 6:30 p.m. at the Carson City Community Center, 851 E. William St. Carson City. Admission is free.
Symphony Youth Strings, an after-school, tuition-free educational program of the Carson City Symphony Association, includes students grades 2 to 12 from Carson City and surrounding areas, including public-, private-, and home-schooled students.
The concert was programmed by Carson City Symphony’s Education Director Sue Jesch and is conducted by Associate Concertmaster and String Instructor Laura Gibson. It features 30 students – beginning violinists, grades two to five, in their second performance, and three string ensembles: Allegro, level one; Vivace, intermediate; and STRAZZ, advanced. They will be joined by 11 adult NQR players.
Symphony Youth Strings was founded by the Carson City Symphony Association in 2005. It is supported in part by grants from the Nevada Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts, Carson City Cultural Commission, Dermody Properties Foundation, and private donations. For more information, call director Sue Jesch at 775-450-5584.