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CLEF NOTES: September 30, 2021

WE’RE BACK… Our next concert will be live on November 11, 2021, and featured at the Salinas Veteran’s Day Celebration. Check out our website for more information as it becomes available at

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Celebration! — Independence Day 2021

Monterey County Pops! — Live!! Devendorf Park, Carmel — 2:00 p.m., July 4, 2021 Monterey County Pops! is pleased to celebrate July 4, 2021, with a return to free, live, public concerts of pops and patriotic music “on the lawn.” MCP!’s theme for the day...

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CLEF NOTES: March 31, 2021

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE As we reflect back on 2020, we were greatly impacted by loss, hardships, and isolation but we also experienced moments of hope, compassion, resiliency and faith. As we moved forward, we all needed to adapt in new ways with determination and creativity, and...

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Monterey County Pops! creates TV Series “Pops Pros Teach”

For this period of on-line K-12 education in Monterey County we are creating three programs to assist local school music educators in their on-line teaching. First, we are recording a series of instructional programs to be broadcast weekly over AMP Television. Titled Pops! Pros Teach,...


Schedule Postponed

[Update April 17.]  In an abundance of caution, we have removed all May performances from our schedule.  If possible, we will arrange replacement performances later in the year.  We will update this page as soon as we can make a final determination for the rest...


Music Director to Guest Conduct in Argentina

As part of Argentina’s celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the International Astronomical Union, the Tucumán Province Permanent Orchestra will present a gala concert entitled “Music and Stars:  100 Years Under the Same Sky”on March 30, 2019 in the San Martín Theatre, San Miguel de Tucumán City, Tucumán Province,...