Upcoming Events

Music of American Composers, Sunday, October 9, 2016, at 3 p.m., at Trinity Episcopal Church, 200 Island Drive, Reno, Nevada

Dr. Phillip Manwell will perform the World Premiere of a newly commissioned work for solo organ, and will be joined by violist Dustin Budish for the West Coast Premier of 'Whalefall' for viola and organ, and by Dr. Andrew Heglund for the World Premiere of 'Feels Like a Passacaglia' for organ and pitched percussion instruments.

Recent Events of Note

The WORLD PREMIERE of The Big Bonanza: A New American Opera was presented in three fully-staged performances on April 8, 9 and 10, 2016, by Nevada Chamber Opera under the direction of Albert Rudolph Lee with the University of Nevada Symphony Orchestra conducted by Jason Altieri, in Nightingale Hall at the University of Nevada, Reno.

The piece has been described as " stunning..." and "a thoroughly satisfying evening in the theater."

Recent CD Releases Featuring Music of Monica Houghton:

"American Lyricism" MSR Classics (MS1534) "Sonata for Piano" performed by Minnesota-based pianist Christopher Atzinger
follow this link to read a recent review http://audaud.com/?p=41598

"American Menagerie" MSR Classics (MS1474) "Whalefall" performed by Boston-based violist Michelle LaCourse and
composer/pianist Martin Amlin