After ten years as Music Director of the Pasadena POPS, Rachael Worby has announced that effective September 30, 2010, she will conclude her tenure with the organization. In a statement Rachael Worby said: “Being Music Director of the Pasadena POPS has been a joyful, fulfilling experience.  I wish the Pasadena Symphony – POPS all continued success.” Worby recently announced a series of children’s concerts she will be conducting with the Angeli Ensemble next year at the Broad Stage in Santa Monica.

“On behalf of the Board of Directors, the Pasadena Symphony Association thanks Rachael Worby for her dedicated years of enthusiastic advocacy for live symphonic music and the performing arts in Pasadena. Her leadership and support throughout the merger of the Pasadena Symphony and the POPS has helped make this organization a treasured community resource providing diverse musical concerts year round. We wish her all the success,” says Melinda Shea, President of the Board.

Ms. Worby will complete this season’s concerts conducting programs ALL THAT JAZZ this Saturday, August 14, and HOORAY FOR HOLLYWOOD, Saturday, September 25.  Both concerts will take place on the Lawn adjacent to the Rose Bowl.