Aloha and welcome to the Maui Pops.
Our orchestra was founded in 2004 and is dedicated to presenting both light classical and contemporary pops music for Maui residents and visitors. We wish to entertain, educate and empower our listening audience to fully enjoy the broad spectrum of music written for our orchestra. And, as much as possible, we want to provide a fun, family-oriented musical experience to the children of Maui, as well as promote Hawai’i-based artists and entertainers. We hope this web site has all the information you might be seeking regarding the Maui Pops Orchestra. Make sure to check our Concerts Page for more detailed information about upcoming events.
Our 2016-2017 Concert Season will begin with our Holiday Pops Concert:
Holiday Pops — December 4, 2016
Nicole Parker, Guest Vocalist
Holiday Pops is all about tradition. The Maui Pops Orchestra and guest vocalist, Nicole Parker, will present favorite holiday classics plus a little something different, added by conductor Jim Durham. Nicole is best known for her portrayal of Elphaba in the Broadway production of Wicked. With additional impressive Broadway and off-Broadway credits, Nicole was also a contributing writer and cast member of Fox’s MADtv for six years. She has been a guest artist with numerous orchestras including Peter Nero and the Philly Pops, Houston Symphony, Phoenix Symphony, Utah Symphony and Opera, Colorado Symphony, and many more. Nicole will sing a fun-filled selection of holiday music backed by the Maui Pops, and the orchestra will play some on its own, including Around the World at Christmas, Trepak from the Nutcracker and Leroy Anderson’s Sleigh Ride. This will be a family event with an exciting variety of holiday music.
I’m looking forward to seeing you at the “Pops”
James Durham • Music Director
GREAT MUSIC COMING YOUR WAY!
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