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Jazz, movies, show tunes, or even popular artists of today, pops concerts aim to introduce music lovers of all styles to the symphonic treatment that are often considered part of a musical background. What would a movie be like if it didn’t have a dynamic soundtrack to emphasize the action? Past concerts have featured sound tracks, country music, jazz, even rhythm and blues of the 60’s and 70’s. Pops concert are also part of the subscription package, or per concert. Please click on the specific concert to learn more about each program.

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October 2017

Pops Concert 1: “The Magical, Mystical World of John Williams”

October 14, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Julie Rogers Theatre for the Performing Arts, 765 Pearl Street
Beaumont, 77701 United States
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The Magic of The Film Score

John Williams is an American composer, conductor, and pianist. With a career spanning over six decades, he has composed some of the most recognizable film scores in cinematic history, to many of the highest-grossing films of all time, including Jaws, the Star Wars series, Superman, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, the Indiana Jones series, Home Alone, the first two Jurassic Park films, Schindler's List, and the first three Harry Potter films, Williams has been associated with director Steven Spielberg since 1974, composing…

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March 2018

Pops Concert 2: “Spectrum, The Motown Men”

March 10 @ 7:30 pm
Julie Rogers Theatre for the Performing Arts, 765 Pearl Street
Beaumont, 77701 United States
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Spectrum, The Motown Men

Get ready to get up and dance in the aisles as these four men bring back the days of the Four Tops, the Temptations, and so many other greats from the Motown sound. Backed by their rhythm section and our SOST, Cushney, David, Pierre, and Darryl bring the harmonies, the solos, and the dance steps which were hallmarks of the 60's. Singing along is often heard among their audiences worldwide. Concert sponsored by Rob Clark, Jerry Thacker, and the Garth…

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May 2018

Pops Concert at Lamar State College Port Arthur

May 11 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 pm
Lamar State College Port Arthur, 1500 Procter Street
Port Arthur, TX 77641 United States
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The Symphony of Southeast Texas is pleased to present “Port Arthur Pops”, a symphonic pops concert free of charge. A special addition to SOST’s 65 th Anniversary season, the concert will take place on Friday, May 11 th 7:30 at Lamar State College-Port Arthur’s Performing Arts Theater. This free concert is part of the Symphony’s mission to truly reach a greater audience. Formerly, the Beaumont Symphony Orchestra, SOST had the desire to spread symphonic music to a greater audience, one…

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October 2018

Ella & Louis, Great Friends – Great Music

October 6 @ 7:30 pm
Julie Rogers Theatre for the Performing Arts, 765 Pearl Street
Beaumont, 77701 United States
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Pops I Byron Stripling and Carmen Bradford’s chemistry lights up the stage as they take you on a journey through the most famous duets and solos recorded by two of jazz’s greatest legends. Byron and Carmen provide a musical reincarnation of Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald. Featuring hits of the Great American Songbook, they recreate one of the most memorable       collaborations in music history while entertaining and capturing everyone’s heart along the way.       Sponsors                    …

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Jazz, movies, show tunes, or even popular artists of today, pops concerts aim to introduce music lovers of all styles to the symphonic treatment that are often considered part of a musical background. What would a movie be like if it didn’t have a dynamic soundtrack to emphasize the action? Past concerts have featured sound tracks, country music, jazz, even rhythm and blues of the 60’s and 70’s. Pops concert are also part of the subscription package, or per concert. Please click on the specific concert to learn more about each program.