Pioneer Center is the home of Reno Tahoe’s most prominent performing arts organizations: the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra, Nevada Opera Association, Reno Concerts, and A.V.A. Ballet Theatre. In addition, the Center hosts its own "Broadway Comes to Reno" series now in its thirteenth season. Over 150,000 people from Reno, Sparks and rural areas throughout northern Nevada visit the Pioneer Center annually. As a host to over 120 events throughout the year, from dance recitals to Broadway productions, the Pioneer Center is a community body that meets a broad spectrum of cultural needs.
The Pioneer Center will be the main competition venue for the American International Choral Festival.
Completed in 1987, the 615-seat Nightingale Concert Hall is housed in the Church Fine Arts building on the campus of University of Nevada at Reno. Nightingale Concert Hall is famous for its excellent acoustics. Throughout the year, it is home to a broad range of concerts featuring students and faculties, as well as local and international artists.
The Nightingale Concert Hall will also be one of the competition venues for the American International Choral Festival.
Trinity Episcopal Church
Trinity Episcopal Church, one of the oldest churches in downtown Reno, is a large concrete structure built in neo-Gothic style, and includes a bell tower. With about 500 seats and very high ceilings, the structure boasts a fine, reverberant acoustic that perfectly complements the Casavant pipe organ. With more than 2,000 pipes, this is the largest organ in northern Nevada.
The church has already served as a performance venue for small and large ensembles of the University of Nevada community-based orchestras and choral groups, as well as for student recitals.
The Trinity Episcopal Church will be the venue friendship concert of the American International Choral Festival.