In a world where music instructors shoo away Kirby's sheet music, where your sweet Final Fantasy cover baffles loved ones, and where society disassociates Mario from saxophones, one orchestra stands defiant and proud of their nerdy accolades. The Reno Video Game Symphony cries, "For guts! For glory! For video games!" with their instruments held high. Or they would if they weren't so busy actually playing them.
If you've never heard of the Reno Video Game Symphony, you've missed out on consistent and unique takes on some of the industry's most iconic tunes, as well as some of the more obscure ones. Their name pretty much covers their musical motif, but the tale and function behind the RVGS goes far deeper than their title. Read on for everything you need to know about this unique concert experience.