2017/2018 SEASON


Cinemagic! Hollywood's Best Movie Music

Sunday, September 16, 2017, 3 PM

Dr. Rando-Grillot Recital Hall

The Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society opens its 55th season with "Cinemagic! Hollywood's Best Movie Music" in its "Pops" concert at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, September 16, in Dr. Rando-Grillot Recital Hall inside Beam Music Center at UNLV.

Vocalist Sidra Kain and Pianist Tyrone Bowers are among the featured guest soloists.

The program under the direction of Dr. Douglas R. Peterson spans eight decades of movie magic including "Happy Trails" "The Last Time I Saw Paris" "Raiders March" "Born Free" "Moon River" "That's Entertainment!" "Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head" and "Thanks for the Memory."

This is the opening concert of Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society's 55th season and marks Dr. Peterson's 50th Aniversary as Music Director of SNMAS. SNMAS is Nevada’s distinguished Choral Society and Nevada's longest running arts organization!

Tickets are priced at $15 for adults and $12 for seniors, students, military, and disabled and may be reserved at the UNLV Performing Arts Center Box Office (702-895-2787).


An American Music Concert

Sunday October 22, 2017, 2 PM

Winchester Cultural Center

The Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society celebrates its 55th season with "An American Music Concert" by the Musical Arts Singers at the Winchester Cultural Center. The 20-voice Singers will perform a concert of American music featuring "A Stephen Foster Tribute," "A Civil War Medley," "Irving Berlin's America," and selections from Gershwin's "Porgy & Bess." Featured soloists include pianist Masha Pisarenko.

The Winchester Cultural Center is located at 3130 McLeod Drive in Las Vegas, NV 89121. For information on ordering tickets call Winchester Cultural Center at (702) 455-7340 or visit their website.


Christmas Concert

Sunday, December 17, 2017, 3 PM

Dr. Rando-Grillot Recital Hall


Haydn and Handel

Sunday January 21, 2018, 3 PM

UNLV Artemus W. Ham Concet Hall

The Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society presents Te Deum by Haydn and Coronation Anthems by G. F. Handel at the Artemis W. Ham Concert Hall on UNLV campus.



Sunday, April 22, 2018, 3 PM

UNLV Artemus W. Ham Concet Hall

Masterwork, TBA by Joseph Haydn, Holberg Suite, Op. 40 by Edvard Grieg and Suite for Strings by John Rutter.


Hollywood and Broadway Music (Annual Pops Concert)

Saturday, May 19, 2018, 3 PM

Dr. Rando-Grillot Recital Hall

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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.