Performing Arts Series 2020-21 announces season launch

Learn about the 2020-21 season’s one-of a kind – made just for our audience – virtual events.

2020-21 Performing Arts Series

Foundation for artistic disciplines

The School’s degree programs in visual arts, music, theatre and dance prepare students to contribute as artists, educators and scholars.

Series | Festivals | Camps | Events

Signature events invite world-class performers, instruct exceptional students and are fun for all to listen.

Reno Jazz Festival The Reno Jazz Festival hosts jazz students, instructors, performers and fans to play, listen and learn at a three-day festival each spring.
Three men play guitar, bass and drums inside a rehearsal room
Performing Arts Series The School of the Arts hosts the signature Performing Arts Series each season with an incredible lineup of guest artists from all over the world.
Two women play a violin and a cello on stage during a performance
Lake Tahoe Music Camp Lake Tahoe Music Camp offers concert bands, jazz bands, chamber ensembles, music classes and its own private beach on Lake Tahoe for middle and high school students.
Young students playing percussion instruments outside

News about the visual and performing arts

Get the latest news about School of the Arts events, highlights and opportunities.

Award-winning saxophonist, singer and composer Grace Kelly.

Performing Arts Series celebrates 60th anniversary with one-of-a-kind virtual events

During the 2020-21 season, the performing arts explore new ways to command the stage and screens

Morrill Hall on the quad during summer

Another cohort of liberal arts faculty and staff join the University

The College of Liberal Arts hired 28 new faculty and staff members in the last year

Collage of singers and musicians featured in the Heartbeat to Hearbeat music video

“Heartbeat to Heartbeat, Eye to Eye” – new music video by Reno, for Reno

Song features University faculty and alumni performing artists