Press Release • September 14, 2015


Tuesday, September 15

Allentown HIgh School, 27 High St., Allentown, NJ 08501

Tuesday, September 15

Notre Dame High School, 601 Lawrence Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Monday, September 21

Dunn Middle School at 401 Dayton St. Trenton, NJ 08610


The Philly POPS Festival Brass will perform for the students and also include an educational presentation about brass instruments, different musical styles and genres of music.  POPS Outside activities bring POPS musicians out of the concert hall into local communities and unexpected places.

These engagement activities support the benefit concert, “A Tribute to the Beatles” featuring the Philly POPS with the Classical Mystery Tour, four individuals who look and sound like the Beatles. The concert is sponsored by The Foundation of Morris Hall/St. Lawrence, Inc. and proceeds will be used for charity care for patients and residents of St. Lawrence Rehabilitation Center and Morris Hall. The concert will take place on Saturday, October 3, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. at the Patriots Theater at the Trenton War Memorial. 

Students will also receive over 250 tickets to attend the concert on October 3, 2015.  This is made possible through corporate sponsors of the event, Bristol-Myers Squibb, ETS, Janssen, Investors Bank, Provident Bank.

About the Philly POPS

The Philly POPS, the largest standalone pops orchestra in the United States, delights audiences with the inspired performance of American popular music. The POPS celebrates this distinctive musical heritage through an expanding repertoire of innovative concert presentations and a robust set of educational and engagement initiatives.

Now in its 37th season, the official POPS orchestra of Pennsylvania serves a consistently growing audience of over 75,000 annually. Music Director Michael Krajewski and the 65-person Philly POPS orchestra keeps listeners tapping their toes to an impressive repertoire of songs from the 1920s up through 2015. One day, The Philly POPS is performing Frank Sinatra. The next, Rock ‘n’ Roll. Then, Broadway, ABBA, Billy Joel and on into contemporary chart toppers.

The Philly POPS performs as a founding resident company of The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, and at venues throughout the mid-Atlantic region.