2019 Memorial Day Concert – “To Remember and Honor”

The Monterey City Hall Lawn performance (2 p.m.) will present a program of pops, patriotic, and Americana favorites. Featured soloists include Blue Grass fiddler, Laura Burian; the young musicians of Orchestra in the Schools; Soprano, Stephanie Hulsey; and the Monterey County Pops!/Palenke Arts Youth Chorus conducted by Juan Sánchez.


Memorial Day @ NPS

To Remember and Honor Part of the Monterey County Pops! 34th Annual Free Memorial Day Weekend Concerts. Sunday at NPS and Monday at Colton Hall.S Sunday May 26, 2019 at Noon. Noon on SUNDAY on the lawn in front of Herrmann Hall (the historic Del...


Salinas Founders Day 2019

Monterey County Pops! to offer FREE performances at the Salinas Founders Day 2019 celebration on May 18, 2019, at the Salinas PAL Center on Lincoln Avenue,  9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Monterey County Pops! will perform at 9 a.m., 12:15 p.m., and 2:00 p.m.  The setting will...


Nightingale 2019

The Monterey County Pops! is thrilled to have provided the musical accompaniment the first ballet composed in Monterey County. King City resident Steve Ettinger (Composer & Music Educator) composed the Nightingale Ballet for Jan Harkness and the Monterey County Dance Theater. The world premiere took...


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,...


Greenfield High School

Free Family Concert! Friday, February 15, 2019. Monterey County Pops!, the area’s only provider of free-to-the-public professional concerts, is proud to present on February 15, 2019, 6:30 p.m. in the Student Union of Greenfield High School, its 20-member fully professional Wind Ensemble conducted and bilingually...


Nutcracker with Dance Kids of Monterey County

Nutcracker; A Monterey Peninsula Tradition The Monterey County Pops! is thrilled to provide the music for the premier production for Dance Kids of Monterey County December 7th, 10 am student show December 7th, 7 pm show December 8th, 5:00 pm gala, show at 7:00 pm...


Salute to Veterans! in King City

For the sixth consecutive year, the professional musicians of Monterey County Pops! will present a FREE “Salute to Veterans” concert in King City.  The concert will take place on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the historic Robert Stanton Theater on the campus...


Gonzales High School Band to perform with Monterey County Pops!

Music is alive and well in the Gonzales Unified School District!  On Friday, October 26th, 20 professional musicians from Monterey County Pops will travel to Gonzales to conduct musical workshops with the Gonzales High School band students.  Following the two-hour workshops, the students will perform...