• POP Hosts National Symposium

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  • POP Graduate Excels!

    We are so proud of Akili, who was named Concert Master of Musicopia & Principal 2nd Violin of Sinfonia

  • Testing Shows Benefits of Music Ed

    Click the photo to read the results of an independent evaluation of POP students.

  • A World of Possibilities

    Click the photo to read about Stan Thompson & POP in Curtis Institute's "Overtones" magazine.



Crescendo! The Power of Music -World Premiere

"Crescendo! The Power of Music," a documentary by filmmakers Jamie Bernstein and Elizabeth Kling, will premiere at this year's Philadelphia Film Festival 2014. The film follows students in two El Sistema-inspired youth orchestra programs -- Play On, Philly! and the Harmony Program in Harlem, NYC. The film will premiere on Monday, October 20 at the Ritz Bourse Theater and on Saturday, October 25 at the Prince Music Theater. Check out our Events calendar for more details. POP students will perform at the October 25th showing! Visit http://filmadelphia.org/festival/ for tickets and information. Click below for an excerpt.

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Jan 31
POP Studio Recital

2:30PM @ Ethical Society


Feb 08
POP Studio Recital

2:00PM @ Location TBA


Mar 02
POP @ The Sixers (National Anthem)

7:00PM @ Wells Fargo Center


Mar 21
St. Francis de Sales Winter Concert

2:00PM @ St. Francis de Sales School

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