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World-Renowned Pops Conductor and Drummer Brings Series to Macon with "Macon Pops"


(MACON, GA - 08/26/2013)  Middle Georgians prepare for top symphony players to bring their fusion of orchestra and popular music to Macon for a three part series -- Macon Pops.  Featuring some of the best, handpicked musicians from Macon, Atlanta and throughout Georgia, Macon Pops is sure to pique the interest of music lovers of all genres in this one-of-a-kind concert series.

Multi-Grammy® nominated drummer/percussionist, Steve Moretti is partnering with renowned pops conductor and Grammy® award winning arranger Matt Catingub to bring Middle Georgia a new 40-piece pops orchestra featuring world-class entertainers.  Under the artistic direction of Catingub, who performs regularly with Moretti, Macon Pops will deliver diverse, world-class musical programs to our community.  Moretti is a Macon resident who tours extensively playing with pops orchestras around the United States, Canada and
Japan.  Macon Pops is his brainchild.

“These innovative performances showcasing highly regarded studio and symphony orchestra musicians will blend the best of pop music while covering a broad musical spectrum,” Moretti says.  “Macon Pops will complement our rich musical heritage and add a brand new flavor to our local music scene.”

The first concert on October 26, 2013, entitled, “Dancing Through the Decades,” features music from the big band era through the 2000‘s. December 7th’s performance will bring an interesting twist to holiday music while March 1st’s concert will be feature special guest and country music artist JoDee Messina.

As the Macon City Auditorium is transformed into a top-shelf nightclub, patrons will be encouraged to fill the dance floor, indulge in fabulous food and enjoy your favorite cocktail from the bar.  Macon Pops has already seen great financial support for this concert series from citizens in Middle Georgia.  One supporter has issued a challenge donation where they will donate $1 for every $1 raised by the community up to $50,000. Please contact Steve Moretti to make a tax deductible donation today!

Tickets go on sale September 1st and can be purchased through Ticketmaster online or by calling 800-653-8000.  Tables will be available on the floor at a variety of prices and balcony seats will be $10 each.  Companies interested in sponsoring this music series should contact
Steve Moretti at [email protected]  For more information visit www.maconpops.com or www.facebook.com/maconpops.

Steve Moretti
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www.maconpops.com
www.facebook.com/MaconPops