• May 14 – Mother’s Day and Stars of the Future

    Featuring exceptional young talents Kai Skaggs, violinist and Ryan Chen guitarist. Kai Skaggs is 15 years old and is a student at Canyon del Oro High School where he is a member of the student orchestra under the direction of Toru Tagawa. He is also member of the Tucson Repertory Orchestra and the Tucson Philharmonia […]

  • May 21 – Tucson Arizona Boys Chorus

    The Boys Chorus will play of selection of crowd-pleasing favorites from their extensive repertoire. Other highlights featuring the Tucson Pops Orchestra will include the music of Stevie Wonder; The March from 1941 by John Williams; and an exceptional selection of show tunes including the music of Richard Rodgers and Jerome Robbins Broadway. Sunday, May 21, […]

  • May 28 – Memorial Day Weekend – John Philip Sousa in the Park

    A patriotic evening in the park featuring the world premier of an original composition, Colonial Scenes by Mark Wolfram. This is the first time that the piece, which highlights melodies leading up to the American Revolution, will be performed by a full orchestra. Additional numbers performed by the orchestra include the Hymn to the Fallen […]

  • June 4 – Crystal Stark – Last Dance – A Tribute to the Music of Donna Summer

    Spend an evening with powerhouse performer Crystal Stark as she joins with the Tucson Pops Orchestra to debut her brand-new symphony show: “Last Dance – A Tribute to the Music of Donna Summer”. The show will feature classics such as Dim All the Lights, MacArthur Park, Bad Girls and other legendary hits. Break out your […]

  • June 11 – “1812” Overture

    One of the major highlights of the spring season and the traditional feature of the final concert is the magnificent 1812 Overture by Tchaikovsky. Nine lucky audience members are selected to participate as the “cannon fire” – each holding a drum and waiting for their cue. Other highlights will include, a Tribute to Henry Mancini, […]

Letter from the Maestro

Dear Friends,

This Sunday, Mother's Day, May 14th marks the beginning of our 63rd year of "Music Under the Stars™". I am so proud of the great group of musicians that make up the Tucson Pops Orchestra. They are all incredibly talented, and they really help make my job easy. We've got a great line up planned for the spring season. This week we welcome two very special guest stars - Kai Skaggs and Ryan Chen - both fifteen years old and destined to be "Stars of the Future".

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Letter from the Maestro

Dear Friends, This Sunday, Mother’s Day, May 14th marks the beginning of our 63rd year of “Music Under the Stars™”. I am so proud of the great group of musicians that make up the Tucson Pops Orchestra. They are all incredibly talented, and they really help make my job easy. We’ve got a great line […]

Featured Musician: Homero Cerón

Born in Monterrey, Mexico, Homero Cerón is a Yamaha Artist and has played professionally since the age of 12. Educated at the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music, he received his Masters degree at the University of Arizona. Homero is the recipient of both an IMDB You are my Sunshine Award and an Arizona Arts Award. In […]

An Easy Way to Help The Pops!

This year we are thrilled to be participating in the Jim Click Raffle, open to all fundraising groups in the city of Tucson. It’s a great deal for everyone. For every ticket you buy from us, 100% of the proceeds will go directly to the Tucson Pops, and you have a chance to win a […]