2014 Luncheon

25th Annual
Friends of Ocean City Pops  
Summer Luncheon

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Greate Bay Country Club
       $45.00 per person  


Information: 609.628.4347

Canadian Brass

Sunday, June 23, 2013

Opening Night Reception

Join the Canadian Brass and Friends of the POPS

Desserts, Fruit Trays, Crackers and Cheese

Various Drinks

Flanders Hotel
11th and Boardwalk

immediately following opening concert


$25.00 per person


Information: 215.962.1708

Gillian Tribute


June 9, 2013

6:00 pm Cocktails
7:00 pm Dinner

Greate Bay Country Club

Hors d'oeuvres, Dinner, Entertainment

Please join us to honor
Roy and Pat Gillian

for their unending support and loyalty to the POPS

$100 per person


Reservations: 609.398.7501

Save the Date


2013 Concerts



6/23 – Canadian Brass
6/23 - Reception at Flanders
6/30 - POPS Favorites

7/3 – Celebrate America
7/7 – Singin' in the Rain
7/9 – Singin' in the Rain
7/10 – Singin' in the Rain, matinee
7/10 – Singin' in the Rain
7/14 – A Night at the Opera
7/17 – Rising Stars of Tomorrow
7/21 – Tribute to Frank Sinatra
7/23 – Broadway A-Z: ABBA to Les Miz
7/24 – Broadway A-Z: ABBA to Les Miz
7/28 - Our Three Tenors 1
7/30 - I Love the 80's
7/31 – POPS Goes to Disney

8/4 – Phila Orchestra Brass in Concert
8/6 – POPS Celebrate Latin Nite
8/7 – Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch
8/11 – Audience Choice - Featuring Todd Thomas
8/14 – Peter Pan
8/15 – Peter Pan
8/16 – Peter Pan
8/15 – 24th Annual Luncheon
8/18 – Bring in the Divas
8/20 – Gershwin & All That Jazz
8/21 – Music of the 60s - Boomer Night
8/25 – Keystone Boys Choir
8/28 - The Duprees and the POPS

9/1 – Dancing the Night Away
9/3 – Dancing the Night Away
9/4 - South Jersey Wind Ensemble
9/8 – Our Three Tenors 2
9/10 – Peggy Lloyd's Birthday Celebration
9/10 - Reception at Flanders
9/11 – Night in Old Vienna - David Kim
9/15 – Violinist Tracy Silverman


Social Network
85th Anniversary


One Enchanted Evening



"One Enchanted Evening"

Saturday, July 13 - 6:00 pm

  Ram's Head Inn


A Live Musical Presentation and Narration of

Common Thread: The Music of Rodgers & Hammerstein





Written and narrated by Daniel Pantano of the
Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia

Performed by young opera stars



 6:00 - 8:00 pm - This delightful evening begins in the anterooms with a cocktail reception and hors d'oeuvres of cheeeses, meats and salads, shrimp cocktail, pasta stations, turkey breast and mini sliders at a carving station 

8:00 - 8:45 pm - Act 1 of One Enchanted Evening in the Ballroom 

8:45 - 9:30 pm - Intermission and desserts, complimentary glass of champagne, coffee and tea in the anterooms 

9:30 - 10:00 pm - Act 2 in the Ballroom


Silent Auction                                          $100 per person 


Reservations: 609.398.9132 

Ram's Head Inn
9 W. White Horse Pike, Galloway, NJ

 Free Valet Parking




Please Note: The Scheible Encore Society (SES) of the Friends of the Ocean City Pops, Inc. is the sponsoring body of this affair.. All funds received will be used for scholarships and expanding the outreach programs for youths interested in pursuing a musical education which is one of the missions of this organization.

Upcoming Events for 2013



If you want to meet the nicest people, have the most fun and be doing something worthwhile at the same time, here is where you want to be. The Friends of the Ocean City Pops have planned an exciting social year for you to enjoy. We have outstanding events scheduled where you will need to reserve as soon as possible so that you don't miss out on the fun


Sampling of Upcoming 2013 Friends Events 

 May 14, 2013 - Student Music Competition - The 3rd Esther C. Weil Student Competition is set for Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at 4:30 pm atn the Music Pier

  June 9, 2013 - Tribute to the Gillian's Dinner - This gala to honor the Gillians will be held on Sunday, June 9, 2013 at the Greate Bay Country Club (cocktails 6:00 pm, dinner 7:00pm) and promises to be a spectacular event

June 23, 2013 - Opening Night Concert and Reception - come join the members of the Canadian Brass and The Friends of the Ocean City Pops Board at the after concert reception at the Flanders Hotel - 11th and the Boardwalk  -  assortment of desserts, fruit trays, crackers and cheese and drinks - always a fun time! 

July 13, 2013 - One Enchanted Evening -Mark your calendar to be at the Ram's Head Inn at 6:00 pm for a spectacular night of the music of Rodgers and Hammerstein with the AVA Singers from Philadelphia performing

August 15, 2013 - Annual Pops Luncheon
- Mark your calendar again and call your friends to reserve a table at this sell out luncheon. Starting time at 11:30 am with complimentary valet parking at Greate Bay Country Club. Prizes galore and fun guaranteed!

 September 10, 2013 - Peggy Lloyds 100th Birthday Celebration - Bring you party hat as this should be a wonderful and memorable time with this remarkable woman. This will be held at the Flanders Hotel after the show. Also this is the actual day of her birthday!

September 11, 2013 - Dessert Time after Night in Vienna Concert - Stay after the concert and enjoy the complimentary desserts and drinks that Kay Manco and others provide for your enjoyment



 2014 - 85th Anniversary Celebration of the Ocean City POPS Orchestra!
Details to be added soon





Committee at work


MEET THE ORCHESTRA - July 10,2011 -  500 Bay North Building - Inlet Room  5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Here is your opportunity to meet our outstanding Ocean City Pops Orchestra. They are a delightful and fun group and you will enjoy getting to know them. Later at the show you should then be able to put a name and face with the instruments!  See you there as the Friends of the Ocean City Pops board members will be there too.....Cost: $10 per person

 Summer Serenade

    22nd ANNUAL POPS LUNCHEON - August 18, 2011 - 11':30 AM at Greate Bay Country Club  Chairperson,

Tickets will be sold to the luncheon prior to and during intermissions at Ocean City Pops concerts on the Music Pier until Wednesday, August 10.  Participants will have the opportunity to win numerous door prizes, gift baskets, silent auction items, and a 50/50 donated by many merchants in Ocean City and off shore.  Tickets are $40 and include valet parking.
For additional information, contact Marie: 609-204-2060.  



Gala - 2013

 You Are Invited!


Please come join us for a special dinner to honor Roy and Pat Gillian for their generous and loyal support of the Friends of the Ocean City POPS




Please respond by June 1

Phyllis Hoover
32 Boardwalk
Ocean City, NJ 08226


Yes, I/we will be able to attend the Gillian Dinner on June 9th at 6:00 pm

Number of guests ________          Total amount _________

No, I/we will not be able to attend the Gillian Dinner, but please accept a

tax-deductible gift of $ ________

to help support the Friends of the Ocean City Pops

Enclosed is my Check Payable to Friends of the Ocean City Pops, Inc

or MasterCard or Visa membership

card # _________________  expiration date __________    security code ________

Signature (as it appears on card)  ________________________________

If preferred seating is desired, please enclose list of names for table of 10

Additional Information  609.398.7501


Phyllis Hoover, Chairperson