Inside The Music of “The Phantom of the Opera”

Every time Jamie Johns finishes conducting a show of “The Phantom of the Opera” he turns and sees a huge crowd peering in

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Community Hero: Frank LaSpina Expands Musical Arts Scholarship

Frank LaSpina feels confident that if not for the support of his childhood singing teacher, he would’ve ended up an unhappy

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More Than A Football Player & A Shy Girl - The Winners of the 2017 Nevada High School Musical Theater Awards

Nathan Sink had a few reasons to think he might not win the 2017 Nevada High School Musical Theater Awards hosted by The Smit

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The Broad Sound of Bruckner

Donato Cabrera, music director for the Las Vegas Philharmonic, has heard many musicians point to the work of composer Gustav

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Career-Driven Couple Looks Ahead with Planned Giving

Both in their 40s and committed to enjoying full lives without children — yet still aspiring to leave a positive mark on th

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From Camp Broadway… To The Real Broadway

When Vanessa Convery first saw an ad for The Smith Center’s Camp Broadway youth theater program, she had an inkling her son

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Guest Blog: Opera Thrives in Las Vegas

Written by: Luana DeVol, General Director, Opera Las Vegas Opera is not only alive and well, but thriving in Las Vegas! Wi

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Vegas Horn Player Performs with the Greats

Ask Beth Lano what her upcoming performance schedule looks like, and she has no idea. As a freelance performer in Las Vega

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The Smith Center Hosts Inaugural Encore Society Event

Myron Martin heard an insight from a friend recently that really got him thinking. “She said, ‘Myron, your life is a t

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Helping Dancers Take Flight

Tara Foy, ballet mistress with Nevada Ballet Theatre (NBT), has a simple explanation of how dancers in the company’s “Pet

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