Atlanta Pops Orchestra

The Atlanta Pops Orchestra is the premier provider of live orchestra music programming for the state of Georgia, the southeastern US, and beyond. With a rich history spanning seven decades, the Atlanta Pops Orchestra has captivated audiences throughout the world with a diverse repertoire of popular music.

Meet Our Conductor

Dr. Jason AltieriDr. Jason Altieri is the current Music Director of the Atlanta Pops Orchestra and Associate Conductor for the Reno Philharmonic. Dr. Altieri is also a strong advocate for young musicians through his position as Director of Orchestras at the University of Nevada and with guest conducting engagements with youth orchestras all over the United States. In addition, Jason enjoys regular conducting engagements with the Hollywood Concert Orchestra, an ensemble which he has led on several tours throughout the United States, China, and Japan since 2006. His extensive touring has seen him conducting in most of the major performance venues in the United States and Asia including The People’s Hall in Beijing, China and Suntory Hall in Tokyo, Japan. Continue Reading


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John Driskell Hopkins & Atlanta Pops Orchestra - In The Spirit: A Celebration of the Holidays
CD & LP now available on

In The Spirit: A Celebration of the Holidays by Zac Brown Band founding member John Driskell Hopkins and Atlanta Pops Orchestra is now available for purchase on Use one of the following links to make your purchase:

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Double Vinyl LP


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Balsam Range & Atlanta Pops Orchestra Ensemble: Mountain Overture
Mountain Overture available now!

The brand new Atlanta Pops recording with award-winning bluegrass group Balsam Range is available now.

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Atlanta Pops: In The News

Review: Balsam Range - Mountain Overture
by Richard Kahn
Hudson Valley Bluegrass Association
May 15, 2018

Sentimentalizing Christmas
by Melvyn L. Fein
Cherokee Tribune & Ledger-News
December 23, 2017

Concert Review and Photos: Richard Marx Regaled Peachtree City with Hits and Humor
by Melissa Ruggieri
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
August 7, 2017

Atlanta Pops holiday concert to feature Zac Brown Band’s John Driskell Hopkins
Dothan Eagle (Dothan, AL)
November 25, 2016

Atlanta Pops Orchestra performs at Elba High School (Elba, AL)
November 18, 2016

John Driskell Hopkins and Atlanta Pops Orchestra Join for Xmas CD
Georgia Music Magazine
December 19, 2015

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