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Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia

Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia


Sponsored by the School of the Arts Performing Arts Series in conjunction with the celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Week at Messiah College

Join Terell Stafford, artistic director and world-renowned trumpet player, and the Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia (JOP), in a concert celebratory concert for the Martin Luther King holiday. Joining JOP will be Rutha Harris, one of the original Freedom Singers, and Messiah's own gospel choir, United Voices of Praise. JOP is an orchestra of 17 stellar, homegrown musical artists dedicated to presenting the highest quality jazz to the greatest number of people, and is designed to preserve, represent and continue Philadelphia's unique, rich jazz sound and tradition. JOP aims to become the face of Philadelphia jazz, establishing the city as a nationally and internationally recognized destination for jazz performance.

To purchase tickets, contact the Messiah College Ticket Office at 717-691-6036 or online at,


Messiah College

Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia
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  • High Center, Parmer Hall @ Messiah College
  • $20 for adults; $5 for Messiah students (with ID); children under 12 FREE