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UPCOMING EVENTS: 

RENO UKULELE GROUP GOES CHRISTMAS CAROLING!

Join us on Wednesday November 29th @ 6:30 in Meadowood Mall



We'll be next to Santa's Workshop.  Come and sing along!


Past Events: 




Aria Student Concert to celebrate Kids Music Day on October 7th, 2017 at 6:00.



Jim D'Ville Play By Ear Workshops are the most comprehensive, well-researched workshops you'll ever enjoy!  Find out the emotional nuances of chords, and what chord structure makes a hit song.







Ukulollo in Concert at Aria on September 23 at 7:00.  Totally awesome!







Evan and Julie do their Introduction to Ukulele Workshop at the annual Aloha Festival in Wingfield Park on August 29, 2017.






STUDENT RECITAL AT ARIA!

Saturday June 3rd from 6:00-7:30.  

This recital is for all students who wish to participate.

You'll hear uke, cello, vocals, guitar, and piano.

Everyone brings treats and we have a fun evening of food and

 music. 




OPEN MIC NIGHT AT ARIA!

Wednesday June 21st from 6:30-8:00.  

Bring your friends 

and family and prepare for a great time!



ARTOWN UKULELE CONCERT

Wednesday July 12th from 6:00-7:30.  

This year we'll perform at Nightengale Concert Hall.  We'll

 have special guests Halou Hula O' Leilani dancing with us.

 Bring your friends 

and family and prepare for a great time!





OPEN MIC NIGHT AT ARIA!

Wednesday Mar. 22nd from 6:30-8:00.  

Bring your friends 

and family and prepare for a great time!

LUONGO UKULELE EXPERIENCE
Concert Saturday Mar. 11 @ 2:30



RUG @ FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH
Friday Feb. 10th, 7p.m.



OPEN MIC NIGHT AT ARIA!

Wednesday Dec. 14th from 6:30-8:00.  

Bring your friends 

and family and prepare for a great time!

We'll have caroling, a professional photographer taking

 portraits, treats, and open mic performers.

Here are some highlights. 

Photos courtesy of Mark Holloman Photography.




























RENO UKULELE GROUP
Performance--Summit Estates Assisted Living
Wednesday Dec
ember 7th @ 6:15







ARIA SCHOOL RECITAL
Saturday November 19th @ 6:00
Performances on cello, guitar, piano, voice, and ukulele.
Here's a few highlights:


















RENO UKULELE GROUP
Performance--Summit Estates Assisted Living
Wednesday 
November 2nd @ 6:30


OPEN MIC NIGHT AT ARIA!

Wednesday Oct. 5th from 6:30-8:00.  

Bring your friends 

and family and prepare for a great time!





EVAN STERN & JULIE HOLLOMAN
Beginner Ukulele Workshop at 
Reno Aloha Festival 2016,
 Saturday August 27th @ 11:00
Click the link below to get songs:





Aria is sponsoring a workshop featuring 
"Kanekoa" 




ARIA ARTOWN UKULELE CONCERT

Here's Our Flyer:





RENO UKULELE GROUP
Performance at Senior Dimensions 
Summer Sizzle
Tuesday July 12th @ 11:30





RENO UKULELE GROUP
Performance at Sky Peaks Assisted Living
Wednesday June 8th @ 6:30



RENO UKULELE GROUP
Performance at Marvin Piccolo School
Friday May 27, 2016 @ 12:30






REPORT:  We had 28 students attend Jim's workshops, and we rocked the house!





THE RENO UKULELE FESTIVAL!

APRIL 14th - 17th at the Nugget
Go to playuke.net for info.

ARIA will be closed from the 15th - 17th because Julie and Evan will be volunteering. Julie will have students on the 14th at ARIA.

JULIE HOLLOMAN FLAMENCO WORKSHOPS
 Friday 4/15 at 2:30
Saturday 4/16 at 9:00 & 2:00.
UKLEAR FUSION PERFORMS
Friday 4/15 at 4:30 on the Public Stage







OPEN MIC NIGHT AT ARIA!

Wednesday March 23rd from 6:30-8:00.  

Bring your friends 

and family and prepare for a great time!

REPORT:  We had 11 performers doing everything from original songs for voice and guitar to ukulele duets and solos! Great treats and visiting afterward, too.








FINGERSTYLE WORKSHOP

featuring Evan Stern & Julie Holloman

Saturday March 19th

9:30-11:00 @ Aria

 Cost:  $10.00

Please bring your uke, music stand,and pencil.


RUG PERFORMS
 AT SKY PEAKS ASSISTED LIVING
WEDNESDAY MARCH 9TH @ 6:30



ARIA SCHOOL RECITAL

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 20TH @ 6:00

FEATURING CELLO, GUITAR, PIANO, VIOLIN, VOICE, AND UKULELE!
Here are some highlights:

























STRUM WORKSHOP

featuring Evan Stern & Julie Holloman




Saturday January 23rd

9:30-11:00 @ Aria

 Cost:  $10.00

Please bring your uke, music stand, strum packet, and pencil.


ARIA BENEFIT CONCERT!

We're hosting a concert to raise money to pay off the school's air-conditioning repair bill, build up the 
scholarship/instrument fund, and buy more chairs!

Here's a copy of our flyer:


We hope to see you here on November 14th @7pm!

OPEN MIC NIGHT AT ARIA!


Wednesday August 19th from 6:30-8:00.  Bring your friends 

and family and prepare for a great time!




REPORT:  We had 13 performers doing everything from original songs for voice and guitar to hammered dulcimer tunes and banjo picking! Great treats and visiting afterward, too.

ARIA ARTOWN UKULELE CONCERT!



Aria School of Music & Art is proud to be part of the 20th Anniversary of Artown and the July 2015 Festival.  The month-long summer arts festival features approximately 500 events produced by more than 100 cultural organizations and businesses in locations citywide. Artown receives major funding from the City of Reno, and is sponsored by U.S. Bank, NV Energy, IGT, Grand Sierra Resort, University of Nevada, Reno, Wild River Grille, Washoe County, Reno Tahoe USA, Fox 11 News 4 and My21TV, Reno Media Group, RGJ Media, KUNR Public Radio and KNPB Public Television.  Additional support is received from the Nevada Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.



 You Tube Click to see a few highlights from the concert.  Enjoy!


ARIA SCHOOL RECITAL!

Saturday June 13th @ 6:00


Featuring guitar, ukulele, violin, voice, piano & mandolin


Bring family and friends, and enjoy a wonderful evening of music fun.  Munchies after, too!

Congrats, one and all!  !0 Private students and all 3 ukulele classes participated. Beautiful concert!!
























OPEN MIC NIGHT AT ARIA!
Wednesday May 20th from 6:30-8:00.  Bring your friends and family and prepare for a great time!


UKULELE FESTIVAL 2015 @ THE NUGGET!

Thursday April 30th- Sunday May 3rd.  

GO TO PLAYUKE.COM FOR DETAILS.






OPEN MIKE NIGHT AT ARIA!!

Wednesday March 18th, 2015

6:30--8:00 p.m.

Come sign in and perform your favorite music!

Invite your friends! Eat goodies!  Have fun!

We had a great time, with 13 performers, good food, and fun visiting!  Our next one will be in June, date to be determined later.




Thanks to everyone who attended our concert and donated $.  We had 50 people there, and filled the restaurant! Thanks to a generous donation from Fuego ($150.00), ticket sales, and donations from those who couldn"t attend, we raised $972.00!  We'll be able to have our air conditioner repaired--Yay! 



UKULELE STRUM WORKSHOP!
Presented by Evan Stern and Julie Holloman

SATURDAY JANUARY 31ST 2015 FROM 9:30-11:00 AT ARIA
COST: $10.00

Please bring your ukulele, music stand, Strum Packet, and a pencil.


We'll review techniques from the first workshop and add some more.
Come strum and have some fun!


ARIA STUDENT RECITAL!!

Saturday November 15th @ 6:00p.m. @ Aria
3941 S. McCarran Blvd., Reno, NV  89502

You'll see performances on cello, guitar, piano, violin, voice, and ukulele, AND we eat cookies after!














UKULELE STRUM WORKSHOP!
Presented by Evan Stern and Julie Holloman

SATURDAY OCTOBER 11TH 2014 FROM 9:30-11:00 AT ARIA
COST: $10.00

Please bring your ukulele, music stand, and a pencil.
Come strum and have some fun!

We had 27 strummers enjoying the session.  We'll let you know when the next workshop will be.





ARTOWN UKULELE CONCERT 2014


  This concert was our best Artown event so far!  We filled McKinley until there was standing room only.  There were approximately 200 people attending, and we were told that for the past 2 years we have attracted more people to McKinley during Artown than any other event.

  Our performers included members of RUG, our ukulele strum circle; members of both Beginning and Intermediate Ukulele classes; Ukulear Fusion, our Ukulele quartet; and Aria 51, our guitar/cello/ukulele trio.  Our performers had a great time, and our audience was wonderful.  We even received a standing ovation!

Thank you, everyone who performed and everyone who attended!

TOGETHER WE CAN SOLVE HUNGER CONCERT

Featuring Aria 51 and The Black Lillies
This was the best event ever!  The Hawkins Ampitheater is a beautiful venue with great acoustics. The stage manager and crew made us feel welcome and comfortable.  Everyone involved with the Food Bank was supportive and kind.  The Black Lillies are the nicest people you could ever meet, and wonderful musicians too.  We raised money to help hungry children in our community. What a wonderful experience! 

KANEKOA!!
This ukulele powered group plays Hawaiian Reggae Folk Rock. They have two Reno events:





Friday May 9, 5:30-9:30
McKinley Arts and Cultural Center
925 Riverside Drive
Dinner, Concert, and Uke Circle

Saturday May 10, 3:30-5:00
Aria School of Music & Art
3941 S. McCarran in the Air Center Plaza
Mini-concert and workshop
Each event costs $15.00.
WE LEARNED SOME FANTASTIC NEW STRUM PATTERNS BASED ON TRADITIONAL HAWAIIAN PATTERNS.  WE WERE INSPIRED BY THEIR BEAUTIFUL MUSIC, AND IMPRESSED WITH THEIR SKILL AND KINDNESS.  GREAT WORKSHOP!!!


UKULELE FESTIVAL 2014
Thursday April 24th to Sunday April 27th 
The Nugget in Sparks was THE place for a rootin,'ukin' time.
Thank you, Rich and Doug.  You work hard to organize this event each year,and we enjoyed every second!
Go to Playuke.com for more uke event details.
Aria Ukulele Quartet UKELEAR FUSION performed!!
Saturday April 26th at 12:00 on the Public Stage.




Jim D'Ville Play By Ear Workshop
Tuesday April 15th @ 6:00 at Aria

Jim was a delight, and we had a great time.  We learned to vary our strum patterns and work on our intros and endings to make our music sound polished.  We also learned to listen to our music to make it more expressive. Thank you, Jim! 

Aria Student Recital Saturday March 22 @ 6:00 p.m.

Once again our recital was heavenly!  Thanks everyone!



   











Toy Drive Sunday Dec. 8th  Click for details

We are pleased to team up with Blessed Positivity, another 501(c)(3), to gather toys for local children.  Drive by our school and drop off a clean, unwrapped toy, and we'll do the rest.

ARIA STUDENT RECITAL SAT. NOVEMBER 2 @ 6:00

Congrats to all students who participated in our recital--it was a wonderful event! 

ARIA 51 FUNDRAISING CONCERT SAT. NOVEMBER 23 @ 6:00

Thanks to everyone who supported our concert and donated money.  We raised $714.00 for our instrument fund!