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March 3rd, 2015

The Palm Beach Pops Congratulates Music Director

The Palm Beach Pops Congratulates Music Director and Principal Conductor Lee Musiker for Grammy Award Winning Album with Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga

The Palm Beach Pops will Conclude the 2014-15 Season with Concerts this Weekend in Boca Raton and West Palm Beach

(Palm Beach Gardens, FL – March 3, 2015)  Charlotte Laurent-Ottomane, Executive Director of The Palm Beach Pops, today congratulated the orchestra’s Music Director and Principal Conductor Lee Musiker for his masterful work on the hit album “Cheek to Cheek” by Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga. The longtime music director for the legendary Tony Bennett did the vocal and rhythm arrangement for the recording which last month received the 2015 Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album.

Musiker served as Music Director and Principal Conductor for the Palm Beach Pops for the 2014-2015 season. Recognized internationally for his frequent collaborations with the premier artists from Broadway, Opera, Classical, Jazz and Pop, including Joshua Bell, Tony Bennett, Andrea Bocelli, Chris Botti, Michael Bublé, Kristin Chenowith, Barbara Cook, Renée Fleming, Lady Gaga, Josh Groban, Marvin Hamlisch, Diana Krall, Jerry Lewis, Audra McDonald, Maureen McGovern, Buddy Rich, Barbra Streisand and Mel Tormé, the Grammy and Emmy award winning Musiker has guest conducted The New York Philharmonic and the Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Milwaukee, Pittsburgh and National Symphony Orchestras.

Musiker will once again conduct the Palm Beach Pops for this weekend’s final concerts of the season:

One Singular Sensation

A Tribute to the Music of Marvin Hamlish

Featuring Donna McKechnie, Jodi Benson and Doug LaBrecque

Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.

Boca Raton Community Church

Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 7:30 p.m.

Kravis Center for the Performing Arts

How to Purchase Tickets to The Palm Beach Pops:

For performances at the Boca Raton Community Church call the Palm Beach Pops Box Office at 561.832.7677.

For performances at the Kravis Center, call 561.832.7469.

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 or call 561.832.7677.


Available for Interview:

Clarlotte Laurent-Ottomane, Executive Director

The Palm Beach Pops