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Reno Chamber Orchestra Endowment

The world-class musicians, acclaimed conductor and exceptional guest soloists that help make the RCO such an exemplary performing arts group don’t come free

Your contribution to the RCO endowment will enable us to continue improving the caliber of the performances and make them available to an even wider audience including your children’s grandchildren. Help us share the music forever with your gift.

“The mission of the Reno Chamber Orchestra is to create intimate, inspirational musical experiences by engaging the community through vibrant music making by the Chamber Orchestra and chamber ensembles.”

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Reno Magazine named the RCO one of its Best of Reno Top 101 in January 2009, and in 1993 the RCO won the title of Best Performing Arts Group in the Reno Gazette-Journal’s annual “Best of Reno” survey. Five RCO musicians – Maestro Khochayan, principal French horn player John Lenz, Concertmaster Emeritus Phillip Ruder, principal pianist James Winn, and Oboist Emeritus Andrea Lenz – have received the prestigious Governor’s Arts Award for Artistic Achievement. The role the RCO plays in the community was further recognized when Truckee Meadows Tomorrow awarded the RCO its prestigious Silver Star Award “for improving the quality of life in the Truckee Meadows.” Some of the world’s most famous performers have appeared with the RCO, including Leonard Nimoy, Itzhak Perlman, Roger Wagner, James Buswell, Edgar Meyer, Yolanda Kondonassis, and Pepe and Angel Romero.