Atlanta Pop’s Christmas Concert
Atlanta Pops Orchestra has recorded a Christmas album with John Driskell Hopkins of Zac Brown Band. “In the Spirit, A Celebration of the Holiday” features guest artists The Indigo Girls, bluegrass band Balsam Range and Broadway’s Laura Bell Bundy.
In the spring of 2018, the Atlanta Pops Orchestra Ensemble traveled to Merlefest to perform with Balsam Range and launch their new recording, recorded together at John Driskell Hopkins Brighter Shade Studios. The album “Mountain Overture” with Balsam Range has consistently had songs in the top ten of the blue grass charts as well as in the top ten on the Billboard blue grass chart.
Currently, the Atlanta Pops have a concert series at the Oxford Performing Arts Center in Oxford, AL. The Bernardi Family Pops Series has brought to audiences of 1100, performers such as Broadway star Sutton Foster, Dennis DeYoung of Styx, blues songstress Oleta Adams, IBMA Entertainers of the Year, Balsam Range, tenor Timothy Miller, country singer Katie Deal and more.
Gilmer Arts is Expanding!
In response to growing interest in the arts from our community and surrounding areas, Gilmer Arts is actively planning for a New Gallery and Arts Education Center in downtown Ellijay. To fulfill its mission to expand and enhance the enjoyment of and participation in the arts, Gilmer Arts purchased the building adjacent to the Playhouse in downtown Ellijay …