POP in the News
Read up on the latest news from Play On Philly!
The Citizen Recommends: Young At Art
April 21, 2021
PRESS RELEASE: You’re Invited to Young At Art!
April 19, 2021
PRESS RELEASE: Announcing Young at Art – A Collaboration Between Astral Artists, Play On Philly, and Mural Arts Philadelphia
February 2, 2021
POP Featured in “Kids Q the Music” Podcast
January 2, 2021
PRESS RELEASE: Philadelphia Youth Come Together as a Community through Music at the POP Virtual Winter Showcase
December 14, 2020
PRESS RELEASE: ExCITe Center and Play On Philly Discuss Creation and Innovation during the Pandemic with Philly Arts and Education Leaders
September 8, 2020
PHL 17 Morning News: POP (Play on Philly) to host Summer Showcase
August 6, 2020
Press release: Philadelphia Youth Share Their Voices Through Artistic Works at the POP Summer Showcase: Lifting Our Voice
July 31, 2020
How Music Responds on WRTI: A Conversation with Stanford Thompson
June 18, 2020
Press release: Kerwin Young Speaks with Philly Youth Musicians at POP Virtual Summer Program
July 10, 2020
Press release: Ritz Chamber Players Perform with Philly Youth Musicians at POP Strings Festival
January 29, 2020
Press release: Philadelphia Orchestral and Chester Choral Students Join Forces to Honor MLK Day with Free Performances
January 13, 2020
PLAYING AND PRESERVING (Astral Artists, Play on Philly, Partners for Sacred Spaces): Beautiful music at St. Mary’s, Hamilton Village
November 25, 2019
Play On Philly featured on PHL17’s In Focus
October 12, 2019
Play On Philly was featured on PHL17’s In Focus program hosted by Jennifer-Lewis Hall last weekend. Co-Founder and Executive Director Stanford Thompson, was interviewed, followed by flutist Tewabch, clarinetist Zakkya, and bassoonist Kyla performing a Mozart Divertimento to close the segment.
Stanford Thompson: Creating Social Harmony
October 4, 2019
Cracking Nature’s Moulds in Clark Park
July 27, 2019
POPSO summer students performed live music in Shakespeare in Clark Park’s production of King Lear. Check out the mention in the review to learn more about their performance!
Philly Students Master Sonatas and Concertos for Uplifting Experience
Penn Law Journal
Read about what drew Board Member Mitchell Bach to our mission and the impact our programs have had on our students!