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  • Congratulations to Bill Scheible on the 25th anniversary conducting the Ocean City Pops. He is a tribute to the Ocean City Community and to all the people he has entertained over the years. The summer schedule of concerts looks very exciting!
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  1. 1. To purchase tickets, visit www.ocnj.us 609-525-9248 For more information, visit www.oceancitypops.org PRESENTING SPONSORS Friends of the Ocean City Pops, Inc. City of Ocean City Ocean City Free Public LibraryA213850.OCPopsSeason2011(4x9).indd 1 5/5/11 11:30 AM
  2. 2. Season Opening CONCERT Lucie Arnaz! Opening Concert! Entertainer/Singer June 26 Sunday Don’t miss this “dynamic talent” and “one woman phenomenon” as she takes the stage by storm! “With warmth and authority…she proves to be an engaging part of the Ball-Arnaz legacy.” Sponsored by CapeBank Charitable Foundation. 7:30pm Tickets $25/20 Meet Lucie Arnaz at an after the concert beverage and dessert reception at the Flanders Hotel. Sponsored by John Curto, Mr. & Mrs. Pavel Yuraschevich and the Friends of the Ocean City Pops. For information call (609) 399-8408. $25 per personA213850.OCPopsSeason2011(4x9).indd 2 5/5/11 11:30 AM
  3. 3. Ocean City POPS 2011 Summer Season Calendar July 2011 3 Sunday, 5* Tuesday and 6 Wednesday (2pm & 7:30pm) Broadway Staged Musical The Music Man! (4 shows only) Fully staged. Catch the perennial favorite 76 Trombones and Marian, the Librarian. In collaboration with the Ocean City Theatre Company. Hughes Performing Arts Center, 6th Street and Atlantic Avenue. Sponsored by: Sunday - Jilly’s in memory of Beverly Kreisberg; Tuesday - Primo Pizza; Wednesday (2pm) – John W. C. Brooks; Wednesday (7:30pm) - The McMahon Agency. 7:30pm (matinee Wednesday 2pm) Tickets $25 10 Sunday Tribute to Sousa with Pianist Joseph Mohan. Hear this sensational young prodigy from the Juilliard School perform Grieg and a patriotic tribute to Sousa plus Pops’ Favorites of the March King. Plus Casey at the Bat and our annual salute to veterans. Sponsored by Mack and Manco in memory of Ensign John Elliott. Joseph Mohan 8:00pm Tickets $15/10 12* Tuesday Tony Award Winner Debbie Gravitte in Big Band Broadway! Hear Ms. Gravitte in a night of Big Band, Broadway and Swing! Don’t miss one of the ”Best voices on Broadway” and this “magnetic stage presence”. Also featuring 10 year old trumpet Debbie Gravitte sensation Geoffrey Gallante in a tribute to Harry James. Sponsored by the Whiteside Family in memory of Eileen. 8:00pm Tickets $20/12A213850.OCPopsSeason2011(4x9).indd 3 5/5/11 11:30 AM
  4. 4. July 2011 cont’d 13 Wednesday Irish Night at the Pops! Come sing along with tenor Cody Austin in an old-fashioned tribute to the Irish. Sponsored by Kohr Bros. Frozen Custard. 8:00pm Tickets $15/10 Cody Austin 17 Sunday A Cabaret Evening with Jody Kidwell and Dominic Inferrera! Jody Kidwell Dominic Inferrera Hear Johnny Mercer favorites such as Hooray for Hollywood, One for My Baby, That Old Black Magic, Skylark and much more! Sponsored by Ocean City Coffee Company. 8:00pm Tickets $15/10 19* Tuesday and 20 Wednesday Oh! What a Night Billboard hits from the Fifties and Sixties. Starring three of Broadway’s hottest leading men and featuring music by: The Four Seasons, Elvis Presley, Ray Charles, The Beach Boys, Michael Jackson, Bobby Darrin, Otis Redding, Stevie Wonder and even the “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin. Sponsored by: Tuesday - Masonic Club of Ocean City; Wednesday – Mack and Manco. 8:00pm Tickets $20/12 24 Sunday Maestro Scheible’s 25th Anniversary Concert with the Pops! Violinist Robyn Bollinger charms with Saint-Saens’ Introduction & Rondo Capriccioso. Plus acclaimed soprano Michele Robyn Bollinger Johnson (this year’s winner of Metropolitan Opera Auditions!), baritone Steven LaBrie and Lisa and Todd Thomas. Sponsored by Dr. Edna and Mr. John Cellucci. 8:00pm Tickets $20/15 25 Monday Tribute to the Maestro at Greate Bay Country Club. For tickets call 609-398-7501. Sponsored by the Friends of the Ocean City Pops, Inc 6:00pm Tickets $75A213850.OCPopsSeason2011(4x9).indd 4 5/5/11 11:30 AM
  5. 5. July 2011 cont’d 26* Tuesday Best of the Pops! Singers Michele Johnson and Steven LaBrie return in a Michele Johnson Steven LaBrie varied program – sure to entertain. Sponsored by Ocean City Board of REALTORS. 8:00pm Tickets $15/10 31 Sunday Our Three Tenors I. Hear these tenors bring down the roof! Taylor Stayton, Cody Austin and Jeffrey Halili. Sponsored by Gold Gocial Gerstein LLC. 8:00pm Tickets $20 Taylor Stayton Cody Austin Jeffrey Halili August 2011 3 Wednesday Remembering Romberg! Highlights of The Student Prince, Desert Song, New Moon and much more. Concert Operetta Theater joins the POPS. Sponsored by Joel A. Mott, III 8:00pm Tickets $15/10 7 Sunday An Evening of Song! Singers Colleen Daly and Dominic Inferrera. Highlights of La Traviata, Puccini, Man Colleen Daly Dominic Inferrera of La Mancha and Richard Rodgers. Sponsored by Primo Pizza. 8:00pm Tickets $15/10A213850.OCPopsSeason2011(4x9).indd 5 5/5/11 11:30 AM
  6. 6. August 2011 9* Tuesday and 10 Wednesday Broadway Tribute! Singers Krissy Fraelich and Jeffrey Coon. Krissy Fraelich Jeffrey Coon These well-known actors/singers are featured in songs from Evita, Funny Girl, Guys and Dolls plus Cole Porter favorites. Sponsored by: Tuesday - Ocean City Home Bank; Wednesday – Johnson‘s Popcorn. 8:00pm Tickets $20/12 14 Sunday DePue Brothers Band! Each of the 4 brothers are classical virtuosos and have been featured nationally on television and DePue Brothers Band individually at the Music Pier to great acclaim (Time for Three, Philadelphia Orchestra, etc.). In 1989 they were named “America’s Musical Family” by presidential decree. Now all four (Zach, Jason, Alex & Wallace) come to the Pier melding an exciting program of classical hits, progressive bluegrass and rock and roll. This project is partially supported by a grant from Pennsylvania Performing Arts on Tour, a program developed and funded by The Heinz Endowments; the William Penn Foundation; the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency; and The Pew Charitable Trusts; and administered by Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation. Sponsored by Raymond N. Beebe, Esq. and presented by the Friends of the Ocean City Pops, Inc. 8:00pm Tickets $20/15 16 Tuesday, 17 Wednesday and 18 Thursday Broadway Musical Annie! Three nights. Fully staged. Directed by Michael Hartman. Middle Township Performing Arts Center. Sponsored by Gillian’s Wonderland Pier. 7:30pm Tickets Adults $20 Children $15 18 Thursday Friends of the Ocean City Pops’ Twenty-Second Annual Luncheon at Greate Bay Country Club. For tickets call 609-823-4876 or 609-398-0534. 12 Noon Tickets $40A213850.OCPopsSeason2011(4x9).indd 6 5/5/11 11:30 AM
  7. 7. August 2011 cont’d 21 Sunday Highlights of Carmen. Hear Bizet’s masterpiece presented by the Pops with a full cast of singers. Sponsored by Dr. Elizabeth M. Bowden. 8:00pm Tickets $20/12 Carlo Dirilikov 23 Tuesday Cirque de la Symphony. Cirque Back by popular demand. Artists featured are the most S de la ymphony exceptional cirque veterans from throughout the world - aerial flyers, acrobats, contortionists, dancers, jugglers, and balancers, all performing to exciting music of the Pops. Sponsored by Mack and Manco. 8:00pm Tickets $25/20 25 Thursday Barbone Street Jazz Band! In a toe-tapping program. Presented by the Friends of the Ocean City Pops. 8:00pm Tickets $10 28 Sunday Our Three Tenors II. John Viscardi, Luigi Boccia and Jonathan Boyd. Sponsored by Bart Greenspan and Stan Meltzer Families. 8:00pm Tickets $20 John Viscardi Luigi Boccia Jonathan Boyd 31 Wednesday From the Top visits Ocean City with the Pops! Hosted by pianist Christopher O’Riley. From the Top’s radio broadcasting taping from the Music Pier stage will feature the very best young talented students in the country. This program is made possible through a generous gift by Flora Baker. 8:00pm Tickets $20/15A213850.OCPopsSeason2011(4x9).indd 7 5/5/11 11:30 AM
  8. 8. September 2011 4 Sunday, 6* Tuesday and 7 Wednesday CATS! Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Fully Staged Musical Three performances. In collaboration with the Ocean City Theatre Company. Sponsored by: Sunday – Shriver’s Salt Water Taffy & Fudge & Gelato; Tuesday – The Original Fudge Kitchen. 7:30pm Tickets $20/15 11 Sunday Patriotic Tribute to Tenth Anniversary of 9/11! Keystone Boychoir featured in a program of patriotic favorites. Sponsored by New Jersey American Water Company. 7:30pm Tickets $15/10 Keystone Boychoir 14 Wednesday From Paris to Vienna! Singers Chloe Moore and Marcus Beam. Sponsored by Mack and Manco in memory of Frank Ruggieri. Chloe Moore Marcus Beam 7:30pm Tickets $15 18 Sunday Boston Brass with the Pops! Celebrating their 25th anniversary! From exciting classical arrangements, to burning jazz standards, Boston Brass treats audiences to a unique brand of entertainment, which captivates all ages. The ensemble’s lively repartee, touched with humor and personality, attempts to bridge Boston Brass the ocean of classical formality to delight audiences in an evening of great music and boisterous fun. Hughes Performing Arts Center, 6th Street and Atlantic Avenue. Sponsored by Comcast. 7:30pm Tickets $20A213850.OCPopsSeason2011(4x9).indd 8 5/5/11 11:30 AM
  9. 9. William Scheible Ocean City POPS Ocean City POPS Salutes William Scheible in his 25th year as both Conductor and Artistic Director! The 2011 Pops Season will feature introductory fanfares at each summer concert celebrating Maestro Scheible’s 25th! He looks forward to meeting audience members after each Music Pier event. *Subscribe Now!!! “6 Tuesdays for the Price of 5” Package $100/$75 July 5, 12, 19, 26; August 9 & Sept. 6 Musical Wednesday Nights The Music Man, July 6 and CATS, September 7 Both for $40A213850.OCPopsSeason2011(4x9).indd 9 5/5/11 11:30 AM
  10. 10. Become a Friend of the POPS! Help support Ocean City’s greatest cultural treasure! The Friends of the Ocean City Pops, Inc. is a non-profit group whose purpose is to enhance the Orchestra and the annual Music Pier concert series. You can have a direct part in assuring that the traditional continues. Friend: $50 to $84 Friends attend occasional after-the-concert receptions and have names printed in the programs. Patron • $85 to $349 Patrons receive the above benefits and are invited to “Get to Know the Music Series” before the concerts. Music Lover • $350 to $749 Music Lovers receive all of the above benefits and are invited to bring up to six guests to a special Pops rehearsal at the Music Pier. Bravo • $750 to $999 Sponsors receive all of the above benefits plus are entitled to conduct the Pops in one selection on a mutually agreed upon date! Laureate • $1000 to $1999 Laureates receive all of the above benefits plus a Pops special momento. Benefactor • $2000 and above Benefactors receive all of the above benefits plus six guest tickets to one concert. Bellwether Benefactor • $2000 for a 3-year commitment joining the Ruggieri Society. Contributions Only: Please make checks payable to and mail to: Friends of the OC Pops, Inc., P.O. Box 931, Ocean City, NJ 08226 The Friends of the Ocean City Pops, Inc. is a non-profit corporation that has been recognized as a tax-exempt public charity by the Internal Revenue Service. Contributions to the Friends are fully tax deductible except as otherwise stated in certain solicitations. Your gifts are greatly appreciated. Information filed with the Attorney General concerning this charitable solicitation may be obtained from the Attorney General of the State of New Jersey by calling (201) 504-6215. Registration does not imply endorsement. The Friends of the Ocean City Pops, Inc. is a qualified organization of the New Jersey Cultural Trust. For more information about the Ocean City Pops summer concerts please call the Pops hotline at 609-525-9245 ext. 13 or visit our website at www.oceancitypops.orgA213850.OCPopsSeason2011(4x9).indd 10 5/5/11 11:30 AM
  11. 11. Mail Order Ticket Form Mail orders must be received 2 weeks prior to concert date. Higher priced tickets are for seating in the front half of the Music Pier. Concert Dates No. of tickets Cost Total _______________ _____________ x ______________ =______________ _______________ _____________ x ______________ =______________ _______________ _____________ x ______________ =______________ I want the new 6 Tuesdays for 5! Package $100/$75 : July 5, 12, 19, 26; August 9 and Sept. 6 _____________ x ______________ =______________ Broadway Musical Wednesday Night Package - The Music Man and Cats July 6, 7:30pm and September 7, 7:30pm Tickets $40 $40 _____________ x ______________ =______________ FREE Student Tickets: (circle requested concert date(s) below) July 13, 17, 26; August 3 and Sept. 11, 14 $0 $0 _____________ x ______________ =______________ Shipping/Handling $5 = _____________ Grand Total = _____________ Name ____________________________________________________________ Address __________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ Phone (day)________________________ (evening) ______________________ Email ____________________________________________________________ Ticket Orders Only: Please make checks payable to City of Ocean City and mail to City of Ocean City, City Hall Annex, 901 Asbury Avenue, Ocean City, NJ 08226. BOX OFFICE/TICKETS: 609-525-9248 BOX OFFICE OPENS MAY 21ST AT 9AM ORDER TICKETS ONLINE: www.ocnj.usA213850.OCPopsSeason2011(4x9).indd 11 5/5/11 11:30 AM
  12. 12. Friends of the Non-Profit Org. U.S. POSTAGE PAID Permit No. 153 P.O. Box 931 Pleasantville, NJ 08232 Ocean City, NJ 08226A213850.OCPopsSeason2011(4x9).indd 125/5/11 11:30 AM