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Our events are free and open to the public. Our students performed in 30 concerts in 2019.

November 2019

The Organ With Friends

November 22
5:30 pm
- 7:00 pm

St. Mary’s Hamilton Village 3916 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Experience Stations: 5:30 – 5:50 PM
Concert: 6:00 – 7:00 PM

Play On Philly cello ensemble; Thomas Mesa, cello; Greg Zelek, organ

Play On Philly is collaborating with Astral Artists and Partners for Sacred Places to organize a series of family-friendly, community concerts. Prior to each concert, audience members are invited to participate in two Experience Stations that focus on learning more about the organ. Child-friendly and designed to engage people who are new to the pipe organ, these Experience Stations welcome us all to learn more about this exceptional instrument. The Experience Stations will be active for 20 minutes before each concert, and will close before the start of the performance.

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December 2019

Hannibal Lokumbe- First Breath, Last Sigh: A Journey Called Life

December 7
6:30 pm

POP Symphony Orchestra
The Philadelphia Episcopal Cathedral 23 South 38th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States

POP Symphony Orchestra will join CAPA Choir of The Philadelphia High School for the Creative and Performing Arts to premiere “First Breath, Last Sigh: A Journey Called Life” written by Philadelphia Orchestra Composer-in-Residence Hannibal Lokumbe.

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POPSO Ensembles Winter Concert

December 11
5:00 pm
- 6:00 pm

POP Symphony Orchestra
Roman Catholic High School 301 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107 United States
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Independence Charter School West Winter Concert

December 12
5:30 pm

Independence Charter School West 5600 Chester Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19143 United States
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Freire Charter Middle School Winter Concert

December 12
6:00 pm

Freire Middle School 1026 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107 United States
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Saint Francis de Sales Winter Concert

December 14
2:00 pm
- 5:00 pm

Saint Francis de Sales School 917 South 47th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19143 United States
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The Organ As Celebration

December 21
1:30 pm
- 3:00 pm

POP Symphony Orchestra
St. Mary’s Hamilton Village 3916 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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Experience Stations: 1:30 – 1:50 PM
Concert: 2:00 – 3:00 PM

Featuring: Play On Philly Symphony Orchestra; Chrystal E. Williams, mezzo-soprano; Thomas Mesa, cello; Greg Zelek, organ

Play On Philly is collaborating with Astral Artists and Partners for Sacred Places to organize a series of family-friendly, community concerts. Prior to each concert, audience members are invited to participate in two Experience Stations that focus on learning more about the organ. Child-friendly and designed to engage people who are new to the pipe organ, these Experience Stations welcome us all to learn more about this exceptional instrument. The Experience Stations will be active for 20 minutes before each concert, and will close before the start of the performance.

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January 2020

Martin Luther King Day Concert #1 with Chester Children’s Chorus

January 18, 2020
3:00 pm

POP Symphony Orchestra
Broad Street Ministry 315 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107 United States
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Chester Children’s Chorus
Andres Gonzales, conductor

Martin Luther King Day Concert #2 with Chester Children’s Chorus

January 20, 2020
5:00 pm

POP Symphony Orchestra
Swarthmore College 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081 United States
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February 2020

POP String Festival

February 6, 2020 - February 9, 2020

Time and Location TBA

May 2020

POPSO Final Concert

May 28, 2020

POP Symphony Orchestra

Time and Location TBA