The prolific talent of John Williams makes for an almost boundless selection of music to choose from, as vast and infinite as space. And so it goes that the Prescott POPS Symphony will once again perform the magnificent music he composed, this time from Star Wars Episode 7 –...Read More
Get ready to enjoy the sensational talents of the Prescott POPS instrumentalists and the POPS Festival Chorus as they perform the music of Kern & Hammerstein, including selections from the musical SHOWBOAT. The POPS own Darrell Rowader will once again direct a fabulous...Read More
For those with a passion for the American Frontier and all things Old West, nothing could be more pleasing and fun than reliving those adventures through the music composed for some of our beloved western motion pictures. Sit back and be inspired as the Prescott POPS Symphony...Read More
The holidays are not only a busy time of year but also filled with many opportunities to appreciate the wonders of beautiful music. Maestro, Joseph Place and Choral Director, Darrell Rowader join together in presenting the Prescott POPS Symphony and POPS Chorus in a musical...Read More
Join POPS Music Director & Conductor, Joseph Place as he leads the Prescott POPS for “Meet me… at the Symphony!” In the performance of this unique and exceptional program, you will “meet” many orchestral instruments and their music, featuring some of our most dynamic and...Read More
The POPS Symphony was created in 1992 by local musicians to provide an opportunity for them to participate in performances of light-hearted orchestral music during the summer when other musical groups were not active. It was first incorporated as a non-profit organization in May of 1996 as the “Prescott Summer POPS Symphony.”
The Prescott POPS Symphony offers you a unique opportunity to support orchestral music in the Prescott area, while also supporting the music programs in our schools.
At our “Home for the Holidays” concert on Sunday, December 13th at 3 PM at the Yavapai College Performing Arts Center, the POPS Grants Committee will award $10,000 in grants to our school music programs. Your support helps fund these grants and fut
With its intention to support youth involvement in music, over the years The POPS has contributed nearly $20,000 to local area intermediate and high school music programs for music, instruments, and uniforms. It has also contributed a total of $8500 toward an endowment for a music scholarship through the Yavapai College Foundation. Two scholarships have been awarded so far.