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American roots: New Orleans, New York, chicago, and more...

Friday, December 29 | 7:30 | Phoenixville Area Middle School

Join us for an evening celebrating original American Music: from Broadway Musicals of NYC and Jazz Clubs of Chicago, to brass bands of New Orleans and soundtracks of Hollywood. With selections from Gershwin, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Leonard Bernstein, John Williams (and more), there will be something for everyone to enjoy!

We are offering multiple tiers of tickets for this performance, including: $10 Student/Child, $28 General Admission, $42 Prime Center Orchestra, and $100 for a VIP Experience that includes a pre-concert dinner, a chance to mingle with our orchestra musicians, and the best seats in the house!. Tickets are available by clicking the link below or by calling our box office at 610.401.3650.

5:30 | pre-concert dinner: a NOLA New Year

Before the concert in the same venue, join us for dinner and a New Orleans themed party celebrating Scott & Susan Bentley for their support of our symphony and numerous other charities around the region. The family-friendly event will feature a New Orleans inspired dinner menu created by Chef Jim Switzenberg of the John Wright Restaurant, French Quarter "mocktails," raffles, silent auction, and a chance to mingle with our musicians! 

This VIP experience includes the best seats in the house and tickets are only $100 

 Both the concert (7:30) and pre-concert dinner (5:30) will take place at Phoenixville Area Middle School

Both the concert (7:30) and pre-concert dinner (5:30) will take place at Phoenixville Area Middle School

Program Details

  • Salute to the Big Apple & Big Bands
  • Gershwin in Concert
  • Somewhere over the Rainbow (Special guest Maggie Riker)
  • Duke Ellington Fantasy
  • Music from James Bond
  • The Music of Satchmo
  • New Orleans Brass Band (featuring the Pennsylvania Philharmonic Brass)
  • Selection from West Side Story
  • Music from Harry Potter
  • Chicago
  • And More...