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Reading Pops Orchestra in a special free concert at the Hamburg Borough Community Park

Jun 02, 2017 • by Berks County Parks and Recreation
Jill Haley

Concert: The Reading Pops Orchestra

Sunday, June 11th

6:00 – 8:00 pm

Hamburg Borough Community Park, bandshell


For immediate release –Rescheduled from 2016. Now in its 47th year, The Reading Pops Orchestra continues their mission to promote the musical arts in Reading and Berks County through public concerts, and to educate on different musical art forms. Under the direction of conductor Will Rapp, the orchestra presents “America The Beautiful: A Salute to Our Country.”

The cornerstone work for this concert will feature guest soloist Jill Haley with her “National Park Landscapes Suite,” a collection of 4 pieces celebrating the centennial anniversary of our National Parks.  Two of the movements of the Suite were written while Jill was an Artist in Residence at Mesa Verde and Badlands National Parks. 

Members of the Hamburg Area High School Band and Orchestra will be performing alongside members of the Reading Pops Orchestra in the side-by-side portion of this concert. The Reading Pops Orchestra will also present a variety of selections paying tribute to American Music, including marches and Broadway favorites. More information about the Reading Pops Orchestra can be found at:    FREE concert.  Rain location: Hamburg High School.

For more information, call 610-374-2944, visit or find us on Facebook under Berks County Parks and Recreation. The Hamburg Borough Community Park is located between Franklin and Island Street, Peach Alley and Park Road.

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