BOP STOP at The Music Settlement is Cleveland's premier listening room: an intimate, acoustically pristine performance venue with sweeping views of Lake Erie.
Ages: 12 - 18
Session Length: 30 Weeks
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced
In partnership with the renowned Cleveland Pops Orchestra, this ensemble nurtures and trains young musicians to reach their full artistic potential.
Under the baton of Carl Topilow, students will explore the music of Broadway, Hollywood, Jazz, and light classics. Each semester will culminate in a performance for friends and family. Students will also have unique opportunities to play alongside the Cleveland Pops Orchestra.
Instrumentation: Strings, winds, brass, percussion
Prerequisite: All new students must complete an audition. Click below to submit an audition request form.
Students who have previously participated in this ensemble do not need to complete an audition and are welcome to register at this time. Click the "Enroll" button below to proceed.
If this is your first enrollment of the school year in the Center for Music (September – June), a non-refundable registration fee is due at the time of enrollment ($35 for a single registrant, with a cap of $50 per family).
|October 02, 2023 - May 20, 2024 Oct 02, 2023 - May 20, 2024||Monday||6:00pm - 7:30pm||University Circle||$450||Enroll|
Ensemble Director, Cleveland Pops Youth Orchestra
Currently in his 25th year as founding conductor of the Cleveland Pops Orchestra, Carl Topilow has seen the orchestra become one of Cleveland’s most exciting and vital performing arts ensembles, presenting the best of symphonic pops music to enthusiastic and passionate audiences. Topilow has ... Expand
Currently in his 25th year as founding conductor of the Cleveland Pops Orchestra, Carl Topilow has seen the orchestra become one of Cleveland’s most exciting and vital performing arts ensembles, presenting the best of symphonic pops music to enthusiastic and passionate audiences.
Topilow has appeared as guest conductor with over 125 orchestras in 37 states and 12 foreign countries. He also holds conducting posts at the National Repertory Orchestra and with the Firelands Symphony. After 37 years as head of the orchestra program at the Cleveland Institute of Music, he was named Faculty Emeritus in 2018.Close
The Cleveland Pops Youth Orchestra - Game of Thrones