Valley Class Schedule


1st Period - Exploring Music 

2nd Period - Mixed Choir

3rd Period - Girls Choir

4th Period -  Beg Musical Theatre*

5th Period - Int. & Advanced Musical Theatre

6th Period - Beg Musical Theatre*

* Semester Based Class


Fox Class Schedule


1st Period - Beg Orchestra

2nd Period - Adv Orchestra

3rd  - 6th Period - Off Campus

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VanOrman Class Schedule


1st Period - Prep

2nd Period - Prep

3rd Period - Advanced Band

4th Period - 6 Concert Band

5th - Period - Intermediate Band 

6th - Period - Beginning Band

ENCORE - 6th grade

After school - Jazz Band

Meet our AMAZING Carson Middle School Music Staff! 


Briana Valley 

Choir & Musical Theater

Miss. Briana Valley grew up in Carson City participating in local Theatre programs at the Brewery Arts Center and Western Nevada Musical Theatre Company. She then moved to Reno to obtain her Bachelors of Music Education from UNR. While at UNR she enjoyed being a part of the University of Nevada Chamber choir and other music ensembles. While in Nevada Chamber Singers she was excited to perform at Carnage Hall in New York City, New York and at the National MENC convention in Milwaukee. This year she will finish up her Masters in Music program through Kent State University. Miss. Valley is happy to be back at Carson Middle School (her own middle school) teaching musical theatre and choir and is excited for the year! While back in Carson She has been working as the Musical Director for Youth Theatre Carson City, we are excited to start our 10th season this year! At YTCC she has been involved in the production of shows such as; "Annie Jr.", "Cinderella", "Shrek the Musical" and "The Little Mermaid Jr". Ms. Valley also started performing again with local performing arts groups such as the Western Nevada Musical Theater Company associated with the Western Nevada College. She was last seen performing in their musical review "Home Again", "Mamma Mia" and"Mary Poppins" she has also performed in shows like "Les Miserable" and "The Pajama Game". This is her 12th year teaching Choir and Musical Theater at Carson Middle School.

Dr. Brian Fox 


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Brian Fox is Director of Orchestras for the Carson City School District, where he coordinates the Northern Zone Honor Orchestra, conducts pit orchestra for Carson High School musicals, and serves as Co-Chairperson for the NMEA All-State Orchestra. He is Concertmaster of the Carson City Symphony and Co-Concertmaster of TOCCATA Tahoe Symphony Orchestra and Chorus. Brian also performs with the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra, Nerds of Paradise (a string quartet), and gives annual summer recitals with pianist Eric Kao. He holds a Ph.D. in Latin American Literature from University of California, Riverside. Brian loves to spend time with family and friends, go hiking, and read Latin American Literature.

Stephanie VanOrman 


Stephanie Van Orman (formerly Reynolds) is in her fourth-year teaching music. She taught Band, Choir, and General music at the elementary and middle school levels in both Carson City and Washoe County School Districts. She attended Berklee College of Music, Texas Woman's University, and the University of Nevada Reno to learn about music education and business practices. Locally she has performed with and directed community orchestras and jazz bands. When in an ensemble, Mrs. V plays the trombone or can sometimes be found singing jazz tunes. Her passion is music philosophy and making music together with others. Outside of music, Mrs. V can be found either running or paddle boarding with her dogs.