History


Reading Pops Orchestra Timeline

Jazz Fest

March 21, 1999 Paquito D’Rivera
March 12, 2000  Tribute to Skip Norcott with Nicole Pasternak, Ralph Lalama, Dave Lalama
March  2001  Four Freshmen
March 2002  New York Voices
March 2003  Chuck Mangione
April 4, 2004  Jim Brickman
March 20, 2005  John Pizzarelli
March 18, 2006  Ramsey Lewis and David Benoit
March 18, 2007 David Cullen
March 2, 2008 Diane Shuur
April 5, 2009 Nelson Rangell American Songbook
March 21, 2010  Jane Monheit
April 3, 2011 Rick Braun
March 25, 2012 Rick Braun
April 13-14, 2013  Brian Bromberg, Chuck Loeb, David Beniot, Eric Marienthal,
April 5-6 2014 Keiko Matsui
April 19, 2015  New York Voices

Dinner Concert

Frank Tenaglia

Pops Holiday

Richard Troxel

City Park Bandshell

July 4, 2003  Nations of Praise Choir
July 2, 2004  US Army Field Band Jazz Ambassadors
July 1, 2005   Erich Cawalla and Jen Kinder
July 3, 2015  Andrew Neu and Maria Damore
May 19, 2005  The Diamonds
December 1, 2007  Michael W. Smith, The Katinas and Melinda Doolittle

Miller Center Series

October 21, 2007   City Rhythm Orchestrra, Sinatra, Music of Ol’ Blue Eyes
December 8, 2007 Four Freshmen
October 26, 2008  Tribute to the Beatles, Classical Myster Tour
December 14, 2008 David Benoit, Charlie Brown Christmas
March 8, 2009 New York Voices
October 25, 2009 Memories of Harry James, Cathy Chemi and Skip Stine
December 13, 2009  Ann Hampton Callaway
December 12, 2010  Four Freshmen
December 11, 2011 Gamut and KU Chamber Singers
May 5, 2012  Jonathan Reinhold, Jon Reinhold, Lulu Lloyd, Toni Palmertree, Reinhold Singers
October 7, 2012 Salute to Broadway, Jonathan Hayes
December 9, 2012 Andrew Neu
September 29, 2013 Four Freshmen
December 15, 2013 A Pops Holiday with Reading Choral Society
December 14, 2014 A Pops Holiday, Mary McCormack
September 27, 2015  Livingston Taylor

KU Presents

October 6, 2014  A Gershwin Tribute, Clipper Erikson, piano

Willow Valley Lakes Community Cultural Center

August 18, 2006  Sharon Bailey
February 26, 2011  Katie Wieand
June 15, 2015  Memories of Harry James, Cahty Chemi and Skip Stine