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Valley Class Schedule


1st Period - Mixed Choir

2nd Period - Musical Theatre

3rd Period - ADP Musical Theatre

4th Period -  Prep


5th Period - Musical Theatre

6th Period - Advanced Musical Theatre


Fox Class Schedule


1st Period - Off Campus

2nd Period - Off Campus

3rd  Period - Advanced Strings

4th Period - Begining Strings

5th Period - Off Campus

6th Period - Off Campus

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Van Orman

Class Schedule


1st Period - Intermediate Band

2nd Period - Beginning Band

3rd Period - Intermediate Band


5th Period - Advanced Band

6th Period - Intermediate Band

7th Period - 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 past year she finished 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". Since 2010  she has been 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.

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Stephanie Van Orman 

Mrs. Van Orman was born and raised in Carson City and is the Director of Bands at Carson Middle School. As a student in the Carson City School District, she was able to participate in almost every music event in the area (she regrets she never quite made Honor Choir). She later attended Berklee College of Music, Texas Woman's University, and the University of Nevada Reno studying both Music Education and Business. She has directed and performed locally with both community orchestras and jazz bands. Mrs. V primarily plays the Trombone or can sometimes be found singing jazz tunes. Her passion is music theory and the science of music. Outside the Band Room, Mrs. V can be found enjoying the outdoors with her family.

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