Upcoming Concerts and Events
COLLEGE CONCERTO COMPETITION JANUARY 17
The RCO’s twenty-sixth annual College Concerto Competition will take place on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at the University of Nevada, Reno’s Nightingale Concert Hall. Students will compete for cash prizes and for the chance to perform with the RCO at its March 14 and 15, 2015 concerts. Admission to the Competition is free, and everyone is invited to attend. Click here to find out more, and to download the rules and entry form if you are a student wanting to compete.
NEVADA CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL ON FACEBOOK
The Nevada Chamber Music Festival now has its own Facebook page. "Like" us and keep up-to-date on all the latest on the Reno Chamber Orchestra's great Festival, now in its eleventh year!
WELCOME TWO NEW RCO CONTRACT MUSICIANS
Last week the RCO held auditions for two orchestra positions. The audition committee awarded contracts for both, and we are very happy to be offering positions in the RCO to Second Oboist Jesse Barrett and Second Trumpeter Dwyane Hollenbach! We are delighted to have both of these wonderful players as part of the RCO Family.
SHARE YOUR RCO MEMORIES
To help us celebrate our fortieth season of music making, we’re asking you to contribute your thoughts about the RCO. Do you have a favorite memory, or concert, or moment that you would like to share? What makes the RCO special to you? You can type your thoughts and/or send us a document, photo, or video. Share Your RCO Memories
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RCO VIDEO OF THE WEEK
The first movement of Schubert's Grand Duo, played by Jonathan Plowright and Aaron Shorr at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in January 2012. The Grand Duo will be the first composition of the 2014 Nevada Chamber Music Festival, played by Robert Levin and Ya-Fei Chuang on Friday, December 26 at 7 p.m.