Originally Published: May 19, 2014 6 a.m.
The Prescott POPS Symphony's 2014-15 season and single tickets are now available from the Yavapai College box office.
Tickets may be purchased in person, online at www.prescottsymphony.com or by phone at 928-776-2000. Under the direction of Paul Manz, the POPS is the area's only semi-professional full orchestra.
The season will open on July 13 with "Around the World in 80 Minutes," On Aug. 3, the symphony will be joined by the Prescott POPS Festival Chorus, under the direction of Darrell Rowader, as they present a complete concert performance of "The Pirates of Penzance."
On Sept. 28, pianist Christina Cuda-Robertson will perform "Rhapsody in Blue" as part of "Gershwin & More!" The music of George Gershwin and others will be featured. The Festival Chorus will again join the fun during "Jingle all the Way" as the Prescott POPS Symphony will perform holiday favorites in the POPS' annual extravaganza on Dec. 14.
The season winds up on Feb. 15 with special guest conductor Jeffrey Schindler leading the symphony in "Love Letters from Hollywood."
Schindler, a Hollywood conductor and arranger, will lead the symphony in an expedition into the world of film. Schindler is known for his work on "Superman Returns," "X-Men 2," "Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2" and the upcoming film, "X-Men: Days of Future Passed."
All concerts are on Sundays at 3 p.m. in the Yavapai College Performing Arts Center. Musicians who are interested in applying for membership may call music director/conductor Manz at 928-775-2598.