Reading Pops Orchestra Timeline

Berks 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
April 10, 2016 Brubeck Brothers
April 9, 2017 Minas Sextet, Symphony in Bossa
April 8, 2018 Erich Cawalla Quintet

Dinner Concert

September 20, 1998 Frank Tenaglia
February 14, 1999 A Tribute to Frank Sinatra, Herb Geri
October 31, 1999 Halloween Party!  Charlie Adams reading Ghost stories
February 12, 2000 Bobby Burnett
February 18, 2001 Toni Lynn
October 13, 2002 Reading Civic Theater
February 16, 2003 Snowed out!  Moved to March 2, 2003 Cathy Chemi and Skip Stine
October 26, 2003 Maria Damore
February 8, 2004 Brian Gibson, Katherine Aregood
October 24, 2004 Pat Garrett, Phyllis Peters harp
February 13, 2005 Erich Cawalla and Jen Kinder
October 23, 2005 Oktoberfest, Mickey Zahurak and Warren Boyer

Ladies of Jazz

December 6, 1998 Lantern Lodge Dinner Concert, Brian Gibson
December 5, 1999 Lantern Lodge Dinner Concert, Scott Piergrossi
December 3, 2000 Lantern Lodge Dinner Concert Brain Gibson

Pops Holiday

December 12, 2004 Richard Troxel
December 11, 2005 Toni Marie Palmertree, Nations of Praise Choir

City Park Bandshell

July 10, 1998 Dave Stahl
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

Special Events

May 19, 2005 The Diamonds
December 1, 2007 Michael W. Smith, The Katinas and Melinda Doolittle
November 4, 2016 The Legend of Zelda, Santander Performing Arts Center

Miller Center Series

October 21, 2007   City Rhythm Orchestrra, Sinatra, Music of Ol’ Blue Eyes
December 8, 2007 Four Freshmen
March 2, 2008, Diane Shuur
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
March 21, 2010 Jane Monheit
December 12, 2010  Four Freshmen
April 3, 2011 Rick Braun
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
April 13/14, 2013 Brian Bromberg, Chuck Loeb, David Benoit, Eric Marienthal
September 29, 2013 Four Freshmen
December 15, 2013 A Pops Holiday with Reading Choral Society
April 5/6 2014 Keiko Matsui
December 14, 2014 A Pops Holiday, Mary McCormack
April 19, 2015  New York Voices
September 27, 2015  Livingston Taylor
December 13, 2015  A Pops Holiday, Elliott Yamin
April 10, 2016 Jazzin’ Up the Pops, Brubeck Brothers
October 2, 2016 South Pacific, concert version with Brickhouse Theater Company
December 11, 2016 Berks Youth Chorus Chorale, Georgia Lazaridou
April 9, 2017 Symphony in Bossa, Minas Sextet, Andrew Neu, Orlando Haddad, Patricia King
October 1, 2017 Carousel, concert version with Brickhouse Theater Company
February 17, 2018 Cabaret, Katie Sina, Jon Reinhold, Jane Seaman, Jonathan Reinhold, Tony Wellman
April 8, 2018, Erich Cawalla Quintet
October 28, 2018 Jekyll and Hyde silent movie, with music by RPO

KU Presents

October 6, 2014  A Gershwin Tribute, Clipper Erikson, piano
November 10, 2017, Boston Brass, with the RPO

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
July 2, 2017 The Constitution Concert, Governor Mifflin Community Days