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Carson Symphony presents Holiday Treat concert Dec. 13

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The Carson City Symphony presents the 26th annual Holiday Treat concert 4 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Bob Boldrick Theater in the Carson City Community Center. The program includes the Carson Chamber Singers. Preconcert entertainment by the Carson High Saxophone Quartet begins at 3 p.m. in the lobby.  The concert features seasonal and holiday music in different styles from many lands.

The Carson City Symphony, conducted by music director/conductor David Bugli, will present several works, including Mel Torme’s “The Christmas Song,” “Winter Wonderland,” and selections from “The Nutcracker Suite.” The Carson Chamber Singers, directed by Judy Monson and accompanied by Nancy Mielke, will sing “Echo Nowell,” “Everywhere Christmas Tonight,” and several other selections. The groups will join together for the Holiday Treat tradition of a Christmas singalong for orchestra, chorus, and the audience.

The Carson City Symphony is a community orchestra of about 55 players who perform music from the 15th to 21st centuries. The Carson Chamber Singers, an affiliate of the symphony celebrating its 25th season, is a select group of about 40 singers founded in 1985. The concert is made possible, in part, by grants from the Nevada Arts Council, a state agency, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency, and the Recovery Act.

Tickets are $15 general admission, $12 for seniors, students, and Symphony Association members, and free for children age 16 and younger. Tickets are available in advance at Play Your Own Music in the Carson Mall, online at ActivityTickets.com tahoe.activitytickets.com/relax/livemusic/1039, or at the door. Information, call the Symphony at (775) 883-4154, or CCSymphony.com.