An Afternoon of Playing With The Pros With the Reno Phil


The Reno Phil invites the entire community to “Play for a Day,” an afternoon of music making under the leadership of Music Director and Conductor Laura Jackson, and musicians from the Reno Phil Orchestra on Sunday, January 6, 2019.

“Bring out those old instruments and play for an afternoon in a fun, energetic, and collaborative setting alongside other musicians from the community,” said Laura Jackson, Music Director and Conductor.

Musicians from the Reno Phil Orchestra will be coaching and mentoring local musicians of all levels, with the day culminating in a free community concert. 

Participants will rehearse beginning at 2:00pm and perform a short concert at 6:00pm. The concert will take place at Billinghurst Middle School, with proceeds benefitting the Washoe County School District Music Programs. The registration fee is $30 per musician.

“No matter what your musical level is, you are invited to register. We want this to be a fun community event with kids, teachers, families, neighbors and friends playing next to each other! The more the merrier!” Jackson, said.

Visit the Reno Phil website at: to register and download sheet music to practice.

“It’s time to dust off and fine tune those instruments because the spotlight will be on you for an afternoon!” Jackson, said.

Visit or call (775) 323-6393 to learn more information about the event and registration details. 

About the Reno Phil 

The Reno Phil is northern Nevada’s largest performing arts organization. Celebrating its 50th year anniversary, the orchestra, led by music director Laura Jackson, is comprised of more than 80 professional musicians who perform more than 30 concerts annually throughout the Reno-Tahoe region. Musicians of the professional orchestra, youth orchestras, various ensembles and education programs offer more than 60 performances each year, playing to more than 50,000 people. To learn more about the Reno Philharmonic and its events, and to discover all that the Reno Phil offers, visit For more information about Reno Philharmonic Association, please visit

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