The American Pops Orchestra, led by Maestro Luke Frazier, a West Virginia native, recently performed two concerts locally, both of which were filmed for rebroadcast as part of the Orchestra’s One Voice: The Songs We Share series.
The “Country” episode was filmed at the Poorhouse Farm Park in Martinsburg. Hosted by and starring Leslie Jordan, the program includes performances by Travis Howard, Jake Blount, Nic Gareiss, Senora May, and Claybourne Elder.
The “American Roots” episode was filmed at the Marinoff Theater at Shepherd University. Hosted by and starring award-winning Sicangu Lakota Hip Hop artist and music producer Frank Waln, the program includes performances by Jacqueline Schwab, Mauricio Martinez, Asako Tamura, and Amber Merritt.
Both concerts will be broadcast on PBS on Oct. 29 (Fri). For specific times and access options, visit PBS.org.By Staff Contributor