Did you know that LI has “Summer Pops” concerts?

Two Groups (same, energetic conductor):

Concert Pops of Long Island
A professional concert band and orchestra.
Conducted by Dean Karahalis.

FTC Pops

Grad students, undergrad students, and community members who
rehearse at Five Towns College.
Conducted by Dean Karahalis.

Free summer concerts for the Long Island community. What you might find at a Pops Concert: songs from the movies; Broadway musicals; a march here and there; and just a taste of the most memorable portions of your favorite classics. Rousing is a good word for a Pops concert.

The schedule:

Friday, June 11th at 7:30pm: FTC Pops at DHPAC, The Dix Hills Performing Arts Center, at Five Towns College. Theme: Broadway musicals, old and new. Free, though, tickets are required. Give a call to the Box Office, or come early: (631) 656 – 2148

Friday, June 25th at 7:30pm: FTC Pops at Eisenhower Park, East Meadow. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy!

Friday, July 9th
at 8:00pm: Concert Pops of Long Island at Bethpage Community Park, Nassau County. Featuring guest vocalists Deana Verone and Jim Sergi.

Thursday, July 15, 2010 at 7:30pm: FTC Pops in Port Jefferson. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy!

Friday, August 6th at 7:30pm: Concert Pops of Long Island at Eisenhower Park, East Meadow, Nassau County. “Salute to America” with guest vocalists Jim Sergi and Deana Verone.

For more info, directions links, and possible added shows, go to: www.deankarahalis.com . Or, the blog for the performing arts center: www.blog.dhpac.org.

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