PANAMA CITY LAUNCHES 26th SEASON

Undaunted by the challenges of the past 18 months, The Panama City POPS Conductor and Board of Directors announce the Orchestra’s 26th season, opening Saturday, October 16 at the Gretchen Nelson Scott Fine Arts Center.  The Presenting Sponsor for the season is the St. Joe Community Foundation. “The St. Joe Community Foundation is pleased to support another season of musical performance by The Panama … Read More

Panama City Symphony Powerhouse Planned for January 16

A program of power and passion is planned for “Something Old,” the Panama City Symphony’s second concert of its regular season on January 16. Topping the program is German composer Felix Mendelssohn’s powerful and moving Symphony No. 5, “Reformation.”  Based on Martin Luther’s hymn, “A Mighty Fortress is Our God,” the symphony was composed for the 300th anniversary of the events surrounding the Reformation. … Read More

Mend the Gap

Your support today is more important than ever.  We’re ready to present a season full of unforgettable performances and our musicians are thrilled to play for you again.  But never has the challenge to preserve the music that you know and love been greater. Hurricane Michael and the extensive damage to Panama City’s Marina Civic Center reduced seating capacity from 2500 to 582. Guidelines … Read More

Introducing The Panama City Symphony Orchestra!

An orchestra is a living symbol of a community’s thriving cultural life. A city with a vital arts base is a city with a flourishing symphony orchestra. With a thriving international airport, enhanced infrastructure, dedicated economic development, vast growth in housing, and the commitment to rebuild Panama City “Bigger, Better, Stronger,” the strength and resolve shown by community members and supporters have moved the … Read More

CORONAVIRUS / COVID-19 UPDATE

For 25 years the Panama City Symphony (formerly the Panama City POPS) has been dedicated to presenting excellent live symphonic music which engages and educates audiences of all ages.  It’s your support that makes this possible.  Your health, safety and well-being – and that of our musicians and community – is our paramount concern during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.  We are following CDC, … Read More

MYTHS EXPLAINED, MUSES REVEALED AT POPS SEASON FINALE

Who inspired the composers of classical music? What motivated the music that survived through the ages? Conductor David Ott and the Panama City POPS Orchestra will share the answers on stage Saturday, April 27, 7:30pm at the Gretchen Nelson Scott Fine Arts Center in the orchestra’s 23rd season finale, “Myths and Muses.” Highlighting the program for the first half of the evening will be … Read More

Local Heroes to be Honored by POPS Orchestra

A year ago when the Panama City POPS Orchestra was planning its 2018-2019 musical offerings, a family-oriented performance honoring local first responders and military servicemen and women and their families took shape. “Heroes and Super Heroes” takes place this Saturday with not one, but two performances. The 7:30pm performance is sold out, and a second performance has been added at 4:00pm. The matinée was … Read More

POPS Orchestra Season Launches from the Gretchen Nelson Scott Fine Arts Center Stage

Following two engagements of musical merriment during the holiday season, The Panama City POPS has announced that it will perform its 2018-2019 season from its temporary home, the Gretchen Nelson Scott Fine Arts Center at Mosley High School. The January 19, March 9 and April 27 regular season concerts will take place as scheduled. “We are so fortunate to have access to this brand … Read More

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