Carson Valley Sinfonia performs free winter concert |

Carson Valley Sinfonia performs free winter concert

Staff Reports

The Carson Valley Sinfonia will give its 2016 winter concert 4 p.m. Sunday.

The student concert will be at CVIC Hall and is open to the public without charge.

The program will include two premiere performances; “Balkan Dances,” by local composer and cellist, Marcia Stockton, and Conductor John O’Neill’s string orchestra arrangement of Johannes Brahms’ famous, “Variations on a Theme by Haydn.”

Included in the program will be “Folk Tune and Fiddle Dance” by the 20th Century British composer, Percy Fletcher along with works by Bach and Telemann.

The concert will conclude with selections from the ever popular, “The Sound of Music.”

The Sinfonia is a student-community string orchestra supported by Friends of the Carson Valley Youth Orchestra, a non-profit Nevada Corporation.

The ensemble is an outgrowth of the Carson Valley Violin School, which was founded by John and Nelle O’Neill in 1992.

The school is now into its 24th year of providing lessons on violin, viola, cello and string bass to students in the greater Carson Valley Area.

For more information on the orchestra or violin school call 267-3495.