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Holiday Pops

with the Naples Philharmonic

Hayes Hall

Image of Jack Everly, principal pops conductor of the Naples Philharmonic on stage during performance
Image of Gregg Anderson of the Naples Philharmonic on stage playing violin during a pops performance
Image of Matthew Medlock of the Naples Philharmonic on stage playing a bass during a performance
Image of members of the Naples Philharmonic on stage during a performance of pops music
Image of Jack Everly, principal pops conductor of the Naples Philharmonic
Dec 18, 8:00pm – Dec 19, 8:00pm
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   Indoor and Outdoor Ticketing Options

Patrons can choose socially distanced seating in Hayes Hall, or can reserve a table for four (4) for the performance simulcast in the Norris Garden. Tickets for the Norris Garden simulcast are offered as a Table of Four package.

Holiday Pops

Artis—Naples Holiday Favorite
An annual holiday tradition


Naples Philharmonic
Jack Everly
, principal pops conductor
Carolann Sanita-VanderMeer, vocalist
Alex Mansoori, vocalist

Programming to include:
Anderson —  A Christmas Festival
Traditional —  Here We Come A-Caroling
Mozart —  “The Sleigh Ride” from German Dances
Prokofiev —  “Troïka” from Lieutenant Kijé Suite Symphonique, Op. 60
Anderson —  Sleigh Ride
Marks —  Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Hague and Seuss —  How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Traditional —  O Tannenbaum
Traditional —  Deck the Halls
Luther —  Away in a Manger
Leontovich —  Carol of the Bells
Jessel —  Parade of the Wooden Soldiers
Traditional —  Pat-A-Pan
Traditional —  A Hanukkah Celebration
Traditional —  Wexford Carol
Traditional —  Irish Carol

Deck the Halls as Jack Everly and the Naples Philharmonic usher in the holidays with a 75-minute program of timeless classics of the season. Enjoy some of your favorite holiday melodies, including Sleigh Ride, Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer, and O Tannenbaum from socially-distanced seating in Hayes Hall, or sit at a table for four in Norris Garden and enjoy an outdoor simulcast of the performance on a 24-foot movie screen.

Experience some of the most memorable music ever written as it was intended to be heard — in the company of friends, family and neighbors.


To ensure the health and safety of our patrons, Artis—Naples has established procedures for your visit to the Kimberly K. Querrey and Louis A. Simpson Cultural Campus. All patrons will be required to wear a face mask and have their temperature taken when they arrive at Artis—Naples. Please review our COVID-19 Protocols for detailed guidance about our enhanced safety protocols.

Jack Everly’s appearance as Principal Pops Conductor has been generously endowed by John W. & Jeanne M. Rowe Foundation.

Naples Philharmonic

Naples Philharmonic

Naples Philharmonic


Founded in 1982, the Naples Philharmonic performs over 140 orchestral and chamber concerts, as well as opera and ballet, education, community and special event concerts from September through June each year.

  Meet the Musicians


Andrey Boreyko

Sharon and Timothy Ubben Music Director   Meet Andrey

Jack Everly

Principal Pops Conductor   Meet Jack

Radu Paponiu

Associate Conductor   Meet Radu

Jack Everly

Jack Everly


Jack Everly is the Principal Pops Conductor of the Indianapolis and Baltimore Symphony Orchestras, Naples Philharmonic and the National Arts Centre Orchestra (Ottawa). He has conducted the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl, The New York Pops at Carnegie Hall, the San Francisco Symphony and numerous appearances with The Cleveland Orchestra at Blossom Music Center. Jack will conduct over 90 performances in more than 22 North American cities this season.

Celebrating his 10th anniversary as Music Director of the National Memorial Day Concert and A Capitol Fourth on PBS, Jack proudly leads the National Symphony Orchestra in these patriotic celebrations on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. These concerts attract hundreds of thousands of attendees on the lawn and the broadcasts reach millions of viewers and are some of the very highest rated programming on PBS television.

Jack is also Music Director of the IPL Yuletide Celebration, now a 30+ year tradition. He led the ISO in its first Pops recording, Yuletide Celebration, Volume One, that included three of his own orchestrations. Some of his other recordings include In the Presence featuring the Czech Philharmonic and Daniel Rodriguez, Sandi Patty’s Broadway Stories, the soundtrack to Disney's The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and Everything's Coming Up Roses: The Complete Overtures of Jule Styne.

Originally appointed by Mikhail Baryshnikov, Jack was conductor of the American Ballet Theatre for 14 years, where he served as Music Director. In addition to his ABT tenure, he teamed with Marvin Hamlisch on Broadway shows that Mr. Hamlisch scored. He conducted Carol Channing hundreds of times in Hello, Dolly! in two separate Broadway productions. Maestro Everly, a graduate of the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University, is a recipient of the 2015 Indiana Historical Society Living Legends Award and holds an Honorary Doctorate of Arts from Franklin College in his home state of Indiana. He is a proud resident of the Indianapolis community and when not on the podium you can find Jack at home with his family.

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