Current Season

Fall Masterworks

Sunday, October 29, 2023 3:00PM, Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall, UNLV

George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)

Coronation Anthems

Zadok the Priest, Let Thy Hand Be Strengthened, The King Shall Rejoice, and My Heart Is Inditing


Hallelujah Chorus

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

Christmas Oratorio, BWV 248

Jauchzet, frohlocket

Masterworks performed by the Musical Arts Chorus and Musical Arts Orchestra

Guest Choirs performing their 15-minute choral works to open the concert:

Thurman White Academy of the Arts, Athena Mertes, Director

Las Vegas Academy of the Performing Arts, Megan Franke, Director


Alyssa Deitsch

Originally from Mountain View, California, Alyssa is the weekday morning news anchor for
FOX5 Las Vegas. She is also the co-host of FOX5’s MORE Show which appears weekdays. Alyssa is a huge fan of the Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society and was the host for our promotion segment of the Brahms Ein deutsches Requiem, interviewing Maestro Randy Pagel and 
bass soloist Carnell Johnson, AKA the Vegas Golden Pipes. 

Christmas Concert

Sunday, December 17, 2023 3:00PM Grace Presbyterian Church, 1515 West Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, 89102

SNMAS’s ornament on the community tree in Rothenburg Germany’s Christmas Market

The Musical Arts Singers will perform Christmas Choral Favorites

Maestro Randy Pagel, Conductor * Dr. Lisa Elliott, Soprano Soloist * Ms. Amy Smith, Organist


Messiah, by G. F. Handel

“And the Glory, the glory of the Lord,” “O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion,”
“For unto us a Child is born,” “Glory to God in the highest,” “Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion,” (aria) “Hallelujah Chorus”

Featuring the Grace Presbyterian Chancel Choir
Dr. Lisa Elliott, Director
Many Moods of Christmas (Suite No. 1), arr. Robert Shaw & Robert Russell Bennett, including carols:
Good Christian Men Rejoice, Silent Night, Patapan, O Come All Ye Faithful 

Special Performing Artists:

Art Gomez, Guitarist
What Child is This? based on Greensleeves, an English folksong
Christmas Medley based on traditional carols

Jeayoung Jo, Cellist
Air on the G String, by J. S. Bach
Cello Sonata in A minor, H. 108, by Frencesco Geminiani

Michelle Kim, Harpsichordist
Canon in D Major, by Johann Pachelbel
played on a Willard Martin French single manual harpsichord

Eric On, Hornist
In the Bleak Midwinter, arr. Bethany Brinton

Teri Raven, Violinist
selection announced soon

Singalongs with all Choirs and Audience:
“O Come all Ye Faithful,” “The First Noel,” “Joy to the World,” “Silent Night”

Tickets are available at the door: $20 adults, $15 senior citizens, $10 students with 

Spring Masterworks

Sunday, March 10, 2024 3:00PM Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall, UNLV

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

Vesperae solennes de Confessore, K. 339

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

 Cantata # 118/b 

O Jesu Christ, meins Lebens Licht

Cantata # 106

Gottes Zeit ist die allerbester Zeit

Cantata # 80

Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott

Masterworks performed by the Musical Arts Chorus and Musical Arts Orchestra

Guest Performers:

Cimarron-Memorial High School Concert Choir, Andrea Williams, Director

Thurman White Academy of the Performing Arts Orchestra, Kerry Bennett, Director

Guest Soloists performing with the Masterworks:

Olivia Yokers, Soprano
Andrea Williams, Contralto
Michael TK Lam, Tenor
André Chiang, Bass



Connor Fields

Olympic Gold Medalist Connor Fields began his BMX career at age 7 with a journey that took him to the 2012, 2016, and 2020 Olympic games! Along the way, Connor was a member of the choir at Thurman White Middle School when Randy Pagel was the director. During Connor’s amazing racing career, he earned a Bachelor’s degree in business management from UNLV. Connor is actively involved in the community including St. Jude’s Children’s research hospital, Make A Wish Foundation, many fundraisers, and frequent school visits.

SNMAS Spotlight

Sunday, May 19, 2024 3:00PM Dr. Arturo Rando-Grillot Recital Hall , UNLV

This concert features our very own talent performed by the members of SNMAS.             Performances will feature vocalists, pianists, instrumentalists…
A variety of talented presentations!

Beethoven's 9th Symphony

Friday, June 7, 2024 7:30PM Dollar Loan Center Arena

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

The Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society will conclude its 60th Anniversary Celebration with a performance of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony with the Henderson Symphony Orchestra!

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