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Broadway Classics Concert with Community Chorus and Orchestra

August 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm


Community Orchestra and Chorus Broadway Classics Concert

August 10, 4PM. RSVP:

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Are you a musician or singer interested in participating?

Whether you can carry your instrument or carry a tune, we want you to come join us to perform some of the most beloved Broadway musicals. Conductor Jane Brown and musicians from the Reno Pops will work with musicians of all levels. SNC music faculty, Donna Axton and Brad Perry, will prepare the chorus. The whole community is invited to partake in the joy of music making! Arrangements of favorite musical works are available for players and singers of all levels.


Please fill out the form on this page and we will email (or mail) your music to you.

Orchestra Rehearsal

Dates: M, W, F, August 5, 7, and 9

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Location: 418 North McCarren, Sparks, NV


Chorus Rehearsal 

Dates: Wednesday,  August 7

Time: 7:00 p.m.

Location: 418 North McCarren, Sparks, NV


Dress Rehearsal 

Date: August 10

Time: 10-12:15 pm

Location: TBA


Sound Check

Date: August 10

Time: 3:15 pm

Location: Classical Tahoe Pavilion


Are you someone who loves listening to musicals?

Listen to beloved Broadway musicals as performed by the Reno Pops Orchestra in a community concert with Sierra Nevada College and the Classical Tahoe Music Institute. Program selections may include works from Wicked, Cats, The King and I, Phantom of the Opera, Carousel and more. Repertoire changes are under the discretion of Artist Programmer and Conductor Jane Brown. Enjoy this relaxed, family-friendly event filled with great music and great musicians.


Date: Saturday, August 10

Time: 4PM

Location: Classical Tahoe Pavilion, campus of Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, NV

Cost: Free, seating is first come, first serve.

A fun event for all ages.

Jane Brown

Jane Brown serves as the conductor and musical director of the Reno Pops Orchestra, where she had a profound effect on building every aspect of that ensemble and its audiences into a regional phenomenon.

Ms. Brown is a passionate and energetic conductor who inspires musicians to achieve their highest potential. She is known for her team-building leadership style, her enthusiastic work ethic, and her passion for audience-friendly, thematic, multimedia programming. During her tenure as conductor of the Reno Pops Orchestra and in her work with many other ensembles, she has played a key role in developing several innovative education and outreach programs which have brought musical exposure to orchestral music and inspiration to thousands of young people and adults in Northeastern California and Northern Nevada.

Her most recent pursuits include studying conducting with such internationally renowned masters as: Gustav Meier, Mark Gibson, Markand Thakar, Diane Wittry, Joseph Gifford, and most recently, Jonathan Brett and Guerassim Voronkov. In recent years she has guest conducted the State Symphony Concert Orchestra of Ukraine, the Maikop Philharmonia, the Bryansk Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Arkhangelsk State Chamber String Orchestra; as well as one of the state orchestras in St. Petersburg, Russia. In February of 2014 she was named as a Conducting Fellow with the Allentown Symphony Orchestra with Diane Wittry.

Find out more at janebrownconductor.com

Donna Axton

Donna Axton is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She had her own private practice for several years, and held internships at Tahoe Safe Alliance, Truckee Group, Individual and Family Therapy Services, Glenshire Elementary School in Truckee, and St. Nicholas Community Services in Tahoe City during her training. At Sierra Nevada College she teaches the counseling-related psychology courses: Counseling and Clinical Psychology, Art and Music Therapy, Clinical Methodologies, Health Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, and Human Development.

Axton spent 14 years touring the world as a pianist in Hoyt Axton’s band. She played country western, boogie-woogie, gospel, and rock and roll on 21 albums, co-produced two, and appeared on dozens of television shows, including the Tonight Show. She has much writing, arranging and directing credits to her name and has directed, conducted and/or played for scores of local musical productions at all levels from community to professional. She is also known as a chamber music and solo pianist

Sierra Nevada College


August 10
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm


Sierra Nevada College
291 Country Club Dr
Incline Village, NV 89451 United States
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