Cleveland Pops Orchestra Conductor Carl Topilow Releases an Innovative Book on Conducting

Founding conductor of the Cleveland Pops Orchestra, Carl Topilow, releases The Orchestral Conductor’s Career Handbook, for the emerging and established conductor. Renowned worldwide for his versatility, whether holding a conductor’s baton or his trademark red clarinet, Topilow’s new book has something for everyone; conductors, musicians and even business leaders. The book transcends the world of […]

Conversations with Carl: Catching up with FLY Dance Company Members Jorge Casco and Shamond Powell

Maestro Carl Topilow recently talked with Jorge Casco and Shamond Powell of FLY Dance Company. Jorge and Shamond shared with Carl, their passion for hip-hop and how FLY Dance Company came to be. The Cleveland Pops Orchestra were honored to have FLY Dance Company perform at what would end up being, the last concert at […]

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Wishing each and every one of you a very happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Walking the Walk and Talking the Talk: Kishna Fowler Shares with Carl Topilow how she Helps the Next Generation Find a Passion for Music

Maestro Carl Topilow recently caught up with the very talented lyrical soprano, Kishna Fowler. With an amazing 25 year career in opera, Kishna shares her early years learning gospel music in the church where her father was the pastor. From there she would go on to study at Julliard and perform a variety of opera roles, […]