2015/2016 SEASON


Musical Arts Singers in Concert

Sunday, October 11, 2015, 2 P.M.

Winchester Cultural Center

The Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society opens its 53rd season with "Choral Americana," a concert by the 23-voice Musical Arts Singers at the Winchester Cultural Center at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 11th. The program features the music of Randall Thompson, one of America's greatest choral composers and Robert Frost, one of its favorite poets.The Musical Arts Singers create magic with performances of Randall Thompson's beloved "Frostiana" and the composer's famous "Alleluia."

The concert includes choral favorites by American composers Irving Fine and an enchanting medley from Rodgers and Hammerstein's "South Pacific." Soprano Cindy Stock joins Tenor Robert Peterson and Soprano Suzanne Russell in a performance of Stephen Sondheim's delightful "Getting Married Today" from the Broadway hit, "Company." Pianist Eric Eichorst accompanies the concert.

The Musical Arts Singers, a chamber vocal ensemble of semi-professional singers, founded in 1980, performs two concerts annually. The 53rd season opener marks Dr. Peterson's 48th year as the Society's music director.

The Winchester Cultural Center is located at 3130 McLeod Drive in Las Vegas, NV 89121. Ticket prices are $10 in advance and $12 the day of the event. For information in ordering tickets call Winchester Cultural Center at (702) 455-7340 or visit www.clarkcountynv.gov.


Masterworks I, Mozart & Bach

Sunday November 29, 2015, 3 PM

UNLV Artemis W. Ham Hall

The Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society will celebrate its 53rd anniversary season with performances of W. A. Mozart's "Grand Mass in C Minor" and J. S. Bach's popular "Magnificat" on Sunday, Nov. 29th, at 3:00 PM in UNLV's Artemus Ham Concert Hall.

Mozart's "Grand Mass in C Minor" is filled with exalted choruses that alternate with operatic arias. Soprano soloist, Amy Cofield Williamson, in a return engagement, sings three stunning arias in the Society's performance,not to be missed! Other soloists include Suzanne Russell, soprano; Valeria Sokalova Ore, mezzo-soprano; Scott Williamson, tenor; and Neil Wilson, bass-baritone. All are well known to Southern Nevada audiences through their many professional appearances on the Ham Hall stage.

Time and time again, Mozart's "Grand Mass in C Mino" has been cited as the greatest Mass setting between the "B Minor Mass" of Bach and the "Missa Solemnis" of Beethoven. SNMAS has performed Mozart's "Grand Mass in C Minor" in the past in 1973 and 2000.

Admission is $20 for adults, $15 for seniors, disabled and military and $10 for students with ID. Tickets are available at UNLV's Performing Arts Center Box Office (702) 895-2787 pac.unlv.edu.


Andrea Bocelli in Concert

Saturday, December 5, 2015

8:00 PM

MGM Grand Garden Arena

The Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society will provide the choral accompaniment for Andrea Bocelli's 2015 annual Christmas engagement on Saturday evening, December 5, 2015 in the MGM Grand Arena. The concert begins at 8:00 p.m. Members of the 65-voice Musical Arts Chorus are thrilled to have been invited to perform with Andrea Bocelli for the 7th time during his annual U.S. tour.

Tickets can be purchased online or by calling the MGM Grand at (702) 891-7777

Please note that the SNMAS season pass will not be applicable to this concert


Musical Arts Singers in Concert

Sunday, February 28, 2016, 3 PM

Dr. Rando-Grillot Recital Hall

The 20-voice Musical Arts Singers will perform at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, February 22, in the intimate Dr. Rando-Grillot Recital Hall.


Masterworks II

Sunday, April 24th, 2016, 3 PM

UNLV Artemus W. Ham Concet Hall

The Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society will perform "Mass in E flat" by Schubert and "Ascension Oratorio" by J.S. Bach on Sunday, April 24th at 3 p.m. in the Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall on the UNLV Campus. The 65-voice chorus will be joined by guest soloists, guest youth chorus, and the Musical Arts Orchestra.

For more information call the UNLV Performing Arts Center Box Office at (702) 895-2787 or visit pac.unlv.edu.


Annual Pops Concert

Sunday, June 12th, 2015, 3 PM

CSN Horn Theatre

The Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society closes its 53nd season, with it's annual pops concert at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, June 12th at CSN's Horn Theatre.

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This program has been funded, in part, by the Nevada Arts Council, a state agency, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.