by Kurt Hildebrand
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July 5, 2013
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Ron Daniels: Save the last Pops for me

About 3,000 music fans turned out for the final performance of the Reno Philharmonic at Mormon Station State Historic Park on Thursday. Every spot that could fit a car on every road in town was occupied, as performers filled the air around Nevada’s first settlement with patriotic music. Retired Reno Philharmonic conductor Ron Daniels, who led the first Pops in the Park in 1984, helped say farewell to the event. When Daniels first met with former Genoa resident Ann Funk, one of the original organizers, the event was to be much smaller. “We were going to do a chorus … …

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The Record Courier Updated Jul 6, 2013 02:53PM Published Jul 6, 2013 10:47PM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.