Events and Concert Series

Experience Music Day at the University of Nevada, Reno

Ever wonder what it is like to study music? This open house event for students, parents, and community members of all ages provides the opportunity for you to explore studying music performance, music education, jazz, recording arts, composition and music history at the University level. Join us for activities such as: live performances, facilities tours, equipment demos, and presentations by our faculty and students.

Department of Music Concert Series

Our accomplished faculty and students present over 150 performances on campus and across the Reno-Tahoe region each year. This vibrant music making ranges from solo recitals to large ensemble concerts and from artistic to popular styles.


Welcome to the ninth season of Apex Concerts! We are so thrilled to present you with another unparalleled year of music-making, filled with exquisite programming and stellar guest artists.

Performing Arts Series

September - March

As varied as it is exciting, each year the Performing Arts Series presents performances that range from contemporary dance to alternative rock.

Reno Jazz Festival


The Reno Jazz Festival has been an annual event since 1962. The festival brings talented students and world class jazz artists together for three days of exciting music.

Nevada Chamber Opera

November and April

The Nevada Chamber Opera presents an annual season of one fully staged opera production as well as evenings of one-act operas and classic opera highlights.