The Palm Beach Pops Announces 2014/15 Season Featuring The Manhattan Transfer, Frank Sinatra, Jr. & Tribute to the Music of Marvin Hamlisch
Tickets Go On Sale to the Public on August 11, 2014
(Palm Beach Gardens, FL – May __, 2014) Charlotte Laurent-Ottomane, Executive Director of The Palm Beach Pops, today announced the upcoming season, which will kick off in December 2014 with a one-night-only, special holiday performance by the 10-time Grammy award winning vocal group, The Manhattan Transfer, who have been redefining the boundaries of vocal music in the context of jazz, pop and numerous other styles since the early 70’s. In January 2015, in song and style, Frank Sinatra Jr. pays homage to his father and the music that defines the Sinatra legend. And in March 2015, The Palm Beach Pops will pay tribute to the music of the great Marvin Hamlisch with award winning vocalists Donna McKechnie, Jodi Benson, and Doug LaBrecque who performed many times with this Academy award winning American composer and conductor.
For The Palm Beach Pops South County patrons, a new venue experience is in store at The Boca Raton Community Church, which is conveniently located in Boca Raton. The concert hall is beautiful with state of the art acoustics and lighting and the venue provides easy access and an enriching concert experience.
Following is the schedule for the 2014/15 concert Season of The Palm Beach Pops:
Happy Holidays! Featuring The Manhattan Transfer”
One concert only!
Celebrate the season with holiday favorites for all faiths and for the entire family with one of America’s favorite vocal groups
Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 7:30 pm – Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
“Sinatra Sings Sinatra” Featuring Frank Sinatra, Jr.
In song and style, Frank Sinatra Jr. pays homage to his father and the music that defines the Sinatra legend
Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 7:30 pm – Boca Raton Community Church
Sunday, January 11, 2015 at 7:30 pm – Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
A Tribute to the Music of Marvin Hamlisch
Featuring Donna McKechnie, Jodi Benson, and Doug LaBrecque
Enjoy this great American composer’s music he left behind
Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 7:30 pm – Boca Raton Community Church
Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 7:30 pm – Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
“As promised, and following our sold-out Tribute Concert for the late Maestro Bob Lappin, The Palm Beach Pops is continuing to present world-class concerts and expand its “Music & You” In-School Youth Education Programs. Due to the success of the Tribute Concert, The Palm Beach Pops is presenting a music education program this summer as well – the first time in six years!” declared Ms. Laurent-Ottomane.
Ms. Laurent-Ottomane continued, “We have a sensational line-up of talent for the upcoming season. We are happy to have our musical family together again. The majority of our local musicians have played with The Palm Beach Pops for the last 22 years. For the 2014/15 concert performances, we are excited to welcome them back, along with the talented Lee Musiker conducting.”
How to Purchase Tickets to The Palm Beach Pops:
Ticket sales to the general public will begin on August 11, 2014. Those patrons who are purchasing tickets for the Boca Raton performances are requested to contact The Palm Beach Pops Box Office directly at 561.832.7677. For performances at The Kravis Center for Performing Arts, tickets can be purchased at the Kravis Box Office located at 701 Okeechobee Blvd. in West Palm Beach, by calling 561.832.7469 or through the official web site www.kravis.org.
About The Palm Beach Pops:
Founded in 1991 by the late Music Director and Conductor Bob Lappin, The Palm Beach Pops quickly distinguished itself as a world-class pops orchestra, dedicated to preserving the American Songbook. In addition to on-going concerts, The Palm Beach Pops is devoted to serving the children in its community by presenting quality music education programs. The Pops created the “Music & You” In-School Youth Education Program to expose students to new learning experiences and positive role models while developing creativity, providing tools for communication and enabling students to build a strong sense of self. The Palm Beach Pops is a non-profit organization, supported solely through the generosity of individual donations, institutional grants, and concert income. For more information, please visit palmbeachpops.orgor call 561.832.7677.
+ The Manhattan Transfer + Frank Sinatra, Jr.+Marvin Hamlisch Tribute vocalists
Available for Interview:
Charlotte Laurent-Ottomane, Executive Director
The Palm Beach Pops