By selecting one of the 8 tabs below, you can see some of our suggested programs and hear samples of our Victor Vanacore Feature Concerts, where we continue to help you redefine the meaning of "Symphony Pops" for your orchestra and your audiences.

While these are proven programs, they are very flexible, with quite a few options including dancers, skaters, solo artists, and audience participation. We look forward to working with you to tailor programs that fit the needs of your specific events.

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Hot! Hot! Hot! is our new pre-set program, featuring Latin music and dance and the Grammy-winning quality arrangements of Victor Vanacore. We can also create a program around your theme.

This program is available with optional choreographed dancers in stylistic wardrobe.

To listen to one of the arrangements, please click the or on the blue song title. Enjoy!
Hot Hot Hot Opener Hot Hot Hot! meets Fanfare for the Common Man (arr. Vanacore)
Oye Como Va & Patricia (Cha Cha) Carlos Santana meets Perez Prado (arr. Vanacore)
Cinco de Salsa Beethoven's 5th Symphony, a la Salsa Cubana (arr. Vanacore)
España Cani A true Paso Doble (arr. Vanacore)
Jarabe Tapatio Mexican Hat Dance
(with audience participation)
(arr. Vanacore)
South Beach Soul Gloria Estefan/Miami Sound Machine (Salsa) (arr. Vanacore)
Samba in Blue Gershwin and Brazil (Samba) (arr. Vanacore)
 
Granada Solo Trumpet Fanfare for second act opening. (arr. Vanacore)
La Diferencia Que Hace Un Dia! Modern version of What a Difference a Day Makes
(Merengue)
(arr. Vanacore)
Tango in D Major
(Tango d'Amour)
Memories of Argentina (Albéniz) (arr. Vanacore)
Bandstand Opener (Jive) American Bandstand at its best
(Jive-Hot Swing )
(arr. Vanacore)
Spain Meets Birdland Manhattan Transfer meets Chick Corea (arr. Vanacore)
  Over the Rainbow
(Rhumba Version)
A sultry treatment of the original Vanacore Grammy-winning arrangement (arr. Vanacore)
Viva El Mambo Gypsy Kings, Perez Prado, Bernstein (Mambo) (arr. Vanacore)
 
Disco at the Pops Latin Hustle - I Will Survive/Last Dance/YMCA (arr. Vanacore)
 

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This program is available with optional choreographed swing dancers
in period wardrobe.
To listen to one of the arrangements, please click the or on the blue song title. Enjoy!
Opener 'Something's Coming' Blues (arr. Vanacore)
Almost Like Being in Love From Brigadoon, orchestrated for Ray Charles.
(Optional Dancers)
(arr. Vanacore)
Opus 1 A great homage to Sy Oliver and Tommy Dorsey, Clarinet Feature. (arr. Charles)
Bandstand Boogie Enjoy the swingin’ theme from American Bandstand.
(Optional Dancers)
(arr. Vanacore)
Somewhere Over The Rainbow This classic favorite and GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING ARRANGEMENT from the Ray Charles CD entitled Genius Loves Company (arr. Vanacore)
I've Got You Under My Skin Frank Sinatra and Nelson Riddle. Piano or Vocal feature.
(Optional Dancers)
(arr. Vanacore)
  Chattanooga Choo Choo Glenn Miller Orchestra
Re-arrangement
(arr. Vanacore)
  Jump, Jive n' Wail Classic Louie Prima hit , revived by the Brian Setzer Orchestra, and now re-orchestrated by Victor Vanacore.
(Optional Dancers)
(arr. Vanacore)
 
  Ellington Tribute A fitting tribute to one of the Kings of Swing. (arr. Liston)
The Roaring 20's The Songs of the Speakeasy melded with The Charleston Dance and perennial favorite, Black Bottom.
(Optional Dancers)
(arr. Vanacore)
April in Paris & One O'clock Jump Count Basie Big Band Tribute.
Re-orchestrated and arranged for symphony orchestra
(arr. Vanacore)
  Stompin' at The Savoy Evocative memories of the Savoy Ballroom.
(Optional Dancers)
(arr. Vanacore)
Great American Blues Audience participation with an old-fashioned American Big Band Blues. Can feature any blues soloist from your Orchestra (arr. Vanacore)
  A String of Pearls One of Glenn Miller’s biggest and longest lasting hits, reorchestrated.
(Optional Dancers)
(orch. Vanacore)
  In the Mood Images of post WWll Times Square
This is the most popular pop tune ever written!
(including Dancers)
(orch. Vanacore)
 
  Sing, Sing, Sing Benny Goodman once said that "'Sing, Sing, Sing” was a big thing, and no one-nighter was complete without it". Drum Solo featuring Victor Vanacore III (Optional Dancers) (arr. Vanacore)
 

This program is also available with swing dancers.

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Victor Vanacore
Steve Amerson
(click for Steve's bio)
  * indicates vocals featuring Steve Amerson
To listen to one of the arrangements, please click the or on the blue song title. Enjoy!
With a Song in My Heart  Spring Is Here - Rogers and Hart (arr. Vanacore)
Phantasia At the Opera (Phantom) Fantasia/Phantom (arr. Vanacore)
  *Wonderful Day & Nothing Can Stop Us Now Stop the World  
  *Into The Fire Scarlet Pimpernel  
  *This Is The Moment Jeckyl & Hyde  
A Lot Of Livin’ (Bye Bye Birdie)
Bye Bye Birdie (arr. Vanacore)
  *Old Mother Hubbard Musical Comedy at its best  
  *Hold On Secret Garden  
Mack The Knife Three Penny Opera (arr. Vanacore)
 
Almost Like Being in Love
Brigadoon (arr. Vanacore)
  *Do You Hear the People Sing Les Misérables  
  *Bring Them Home Les Misérables  
  *The Impossible Dream Man of La Mancha  
Jersey Boyz Tribute (Jersey Boys) Jersey Boys (arr. Vanacore)
Somewhere Over The Rainbow This classic favorite and GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING ARRANGEMENT from the Ray Charles CD entitled Genius Loves Company (arr. Vanacore)
  *Not While I’m Around Sweeney Todd  
  *We Can Be Kind Off Broadway Revue  
Mambo (West Side Story) West Side Story (arr. Vanacore)
 
  *You’ll Never Walk Alone & Climb Every Mountain
Carousel/Sound of Music  
 

 

This program is subject to changes or substitutions

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To listen to one of the arrangements, please click the or on the blue song title. Enjoy!
Star Spangled Banner New reharmonized arrangement (arr. Vanacore)
Bandstand Boogie Enjoy the swingin’ theme from American Bandstand

(arr. Vanacore)
Detroit Soul

Motown Tribute (arr. Vanacore)
Those Fabulous Fifties Includes: Rock around the Clock, Jailhouse Rock, Theme From A Summer Place, and Mack The Knife. (arr. Vanacore)
Name That Theme Includes: Tonight Show and the Downton Abbey themes, Dragnet, Gilligan’s Island, The Adams Family, Mission Impossible, St. Elsewhere, The Lone Ranger, Batman, Peter Gunn, Mad Men and Downton Abbey.
(Audience Participation)
(arr. Vanacore)
Nickelodeon at the Pops Includes: Mickey Mouse, Looney Tunes, The Flintstones, Hogan’s Heroes, Bonanza, Get Smart, Hawaii Five-O, Bewitched, I Dream of Jeannie, Star Trek and the I Love Lucy themes. (arr. Vanacore)
King of Pop (Michael Jackson Tribute) Includes: Never Can Say Goodbye, I Want You Back, ABC, The Love You Save, Thriller, Off The Wall, Billie Jean, Don't Stop Till You Get Enough, Beat It (arr. Vanacore)
 
Phunk at the Philharmonic
Earth, Wind & Fire Medley (arr. Vanacore)
Good Vibrations From The Beach Boys, this orchestration features the brass section in a chorale setting, a Dixieland clarinet solo, plenty of pizzicato and a driving robust ending (arr. Vanacore)
  In The Mood Images of post WWll Times Square.
This is the most popular pop tune ever written!
(Optional Dancers)
(arr. Vanacore)
Philadelphia Freedom
A tribute to Sir Elton John (arr. Vanacore)
Sweet Caroline
Iconic Neil Diamond song
(Audience Participatiion)

(arr. Vanacore)
 

Options for Encores:

America The Beautiful Ray Charles Version
(Optional choir)
(arr. Vanacore)
America Then and Now A Victor Vanacore original featuring American Themes from the Civil War to the 21st Century (arr. Vanacore)
  Stars and Stripes Souza  
 

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A Magical Christmas Season Show. Has been choreographed for two skaters, provided upon request, and also orchestrated for your choir.
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To listen to one of the arrangements, please click the or on the blue song title. Enjoy!
It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year Orchestra/Choir (arr. Vanacore)
Carol of the Bells Orchestra (arr. Vanacore)
O Holy Night
Orchestra/Choir (arr. Vanacore)
  Sleigh Ride Samba Victor Vanacore Trio (arr. Vanacore)
  Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas Jahmaul Bakare/Victor Vanacore Trio (arr. Vanacore)
Feliz Navidad Orchestra/Choir (arr. Vanacore)
Somewhere Over The Rainbow
This classic favorite and GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING ARRANGEMENT from the Ray Charles CD entitled Genius Loves Company features Jahmaul Bakare (arr. Vanacore)
A Night at the Rink (Skater's Waltz) Waltz, With Skaters (arr. Vanacore)
Joy To The World Orchestra/Choir/skaters/Jahmaul Bakare (arr. Vanacore)

Jingle Bell's Global Journey Orchestra (arr. Vanacore)
  I'll Be Home For Christmas Jahmaul Bakare/Victor Vanacore Trio
(arr. Vanacore)
When A Child Is Born Orchestra/Jahmaul Bakare/Choir
(arr. Vanacore)
  A Charlie Brown Christmas
Victor Vanacore Trio w Skaters
(Audience sing-along)
(arr. Vanacore)
  Panis Angelicus
Pavarotti version, featuring Jahmaul and Choir (arr. Vanacore)
Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree Orchestra/Jahmaul Bakare
(arr. Vanacore)
Silent Night Orchestra/Choir (arr. Vanacore)
  Merry Christmas, Merry Christmas
From Home Alone
Orchestra/Choir
(arr. J. Williams)
Hallelujah Chorus from Handel’s Messiah Jahmaul Bakare/skaters/ Orchestra/Choir/Audience (arr. Vanacore)
For more information, contact us.

 

 

This show is available with male and female vocalists.
For more information, contact us.

To listen to one of the arrangements, please click the or on the blue song title. Enjoy!
Star Spangled Banner New reharmonized arrangement (arr. Vanacore)
Bandstand Boogie Enjoy the swingin’ theme from American Bandstand.
(arr. Vanacore)
Detroit Soul Motown Tribute (arr. Vanacore)
Those Fabulous Fifties Includes: Rock around the Clock, Jailhouse Rock, Theme From A Summer Place, and Mack The Knife. (arr. Vanacore)
Philadelphia Freedom A tribute to Sir Elton John (arr. Vanacore)
Saturday Night at the Pops Bee Gees Tribute
Includes: Night Fever, Stayin’ Alive, More Than A Woman, You Should be Dancin'
(arr. Vanacore)
How Do You Keep The Music Playing Featuring Your Female Vocalist (arr. Vanacore)
Thriller, Beat It, Thriller Michael Jackson Tribute (arr. Vanacore)
 
Phunk at the Philharmonic Earth, Wind & Fire Medley
Includes: In The Stone, Let’s Groove Tonight ,September, Fantasy
(arr. Vanacore)
South Beach Soul Salsa medly from Gloria Estefan
Includes: One, Two, Three, Conga
(arr. Vanacore)
Sorry Seems to Be The Hardest Word Elton John Tune, Male Vocalist (arr. Vanacore)
Jersey Boyz Tribute Includes: You're Just Too Good to Be True,Who Loves Pretty Baby (arr. Vanacore)
Sweet Caroline
Neil Diamond's iconic song with audience participation. (arr. Vanacore)
Good Vibrations From The Beach Boys, this orchestration features the brass section in a chorale setting, a Dixieland clarinet solo, plenty of pizzicato and a driving robust ending (arr. Vanacore)
Transatlantic Invasion (Beatles) Beatles Medly Includes: Magical Mystery Tour, Eleanor Rigby, Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds, Yesterday/Hey Jude (arr. Vanacore)
 
 
Disco at the Pops Latin Hustle: Includes: I Will Survive/Let’s Dance The Last Dance/YMCA (arr. Vanacore)
 

This show is available with male and female vocalists.

For more information, contact us.



This show is optioally avaiable with dancers.
For more information, contact us.

To listen to one of the arrangements, please click the or on the blue song title. Enjoy!
Luck Be A Lady Originally fromthe musical Guys and Dolls Vanacore has added his unique touch to incorporate the range of colors that only a symphony orchestra can provide (arr. Vanacore)
Good Vibrations From The Beach Boys, this orchestration features the brass section in a chorale setting, a Dixieland clarinet solo, plenty of pizzicato and a driving robust ending (arr. Vanacore)
Somewhere Over The Rainbow This classic favorite and GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING ARRANGEMENT from the Ray Charles CD entitled Genius Loves Company (arr. Vanacore)
I've Got You Under My Skin Frank Sinatra and Nelson Riddle. Piano or Vocal feature. Including Dancers (arr. Vanacore)
Two Clowns Send in the Clowns/Pagliacci (arr. Vanacore)
The Duel Deliverance and various classical themes (arr. Vanacore)
America Then And Now A Victor Vanacore original featuring American Themes from the Civil War to the 21st Century (arr. Vanacore)
 
Samba in Blue Sambas Include: Brazil/Rhapsody in Blue (arr. Vanacore)
Great American Blues Salute to Count Basie (arr. Vanacore)
Name That Theme Includes: Tonight Show Theme, Dragnet, Gilligan’s Island, The Adams Family, Mission Impossible, St. Elsewhere, The Lone Ranger, Batman, Peter Gunn, Mad Men and Downton Abbey.
(Audience Participation)
(arr. Vanacore)
Nickelodeon at the Pops Includes: Mickey Mouse, Looney Tunes, The Flintstones, Hogan’s Heroes, Bonanza, Get Smart, Hawaii Five-O, Bewitched, I Dream of Jeannie, Star Trek and the I Love Lucy theme (arr. Vanacore)
Those Fabulous Fifties Includes: Rock around the Clock, Jailhouse Rock, Theme From A Summer Place, and Mack The Knife. (arr. Vanacore)
Southern Comfort Southern Favorites: Includes: Dixie, Turkey in the Straw, Camptown Races, Yellow Rose of Texas, Deep in the Heart of Texas, When the Saints Go Marching In, Beautiful Dreamer, My Old Kentucky Home, Green Grass of Home, This Land is Your Land, Country Roads, Battle Hymn of the Republic (arr. Vanacore)
  In the Mood Images of post WWll Times Square.
No swing concert is complete without it! This is the most popular pop tune ever written!
(Optional Dancers)
(arr. Vanacore)
 
Disco at the Pops Latin Hustle: Includes: I Will Survive, Let’s Dance The Last Dance, YMCA (arr. Vanacore)


Featuring  Minn Vo and Stephanie Klausman
Andrzej Przybyl and Jennifer Binkowski

To listen to one of the arrangements, please click the or on the blue song title. Enjoy!
A  Lot Of Living To Do Opener Swing, Tap, Bolero, Waltz, Swing (arr. Vanacore)
Oye Como Va & Patricia Cha Cha
(arr. Vanacore)
The Roaring 20's Experience the songs of the Speakeasy melded with The Charleston dance and perennial favorite, Black Bottom.
Including Dancers
(arr. Vanacore)
  Conga
Conga (Salsa)

(arr. Vanacore)
Thriller, Beat It, Thriller (Urban Street Dancing)
Michael Jackson Tribute (arr. Vanacore)
Bandstand Boogie

Enjoy the swingin’ theme from American Bandstand. (arr. Vanacore)
Viva El Mambo (Mambo) Gypsy Kings, Perez Prado, Bernstein (Mambo) (arr. Vanacore)
 
Those Fabulous Fifties Includes: Rock around the Clock, Jailhouse Rock, Theme From A Summer Place, and Mack The Knife. (arr. Vanacore)
Samba in Blue (Samba) Includes: Brazil & Rhapsody in Blue (arr. Vanacore)
  Jump, Jive n’Wail (Hot Swing) (arr. Vanacore)
  Over the Rainbow (Rumba) A sultry treatment of the original Vanacore Grammy -winning arrangement (Rumba) (arr. Vanacore)
  April in Paris, One O’Clock Jump (Foxtrot & Hot Swing) (arr. Vanacore)
  What a Difference A Day Makes (Merengue) (arr. Vanacore)
  Let’s Groove Tonight, September, Fantasy Earth, Wind, and Fire, (Urban Street Dancing) (arr. Vanacore)
 
  I Will Survive, Last Dance, YMCA A Great Closer, This Latin Hustle: Includes: I Will Survive, Let’s Dance The Last Dance, YMCA (arr. Vanacore)
 

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