The Pocono Mountains Music Festival is thrilled to present its new Artistic Director, Scott Coultler, live in concert at The Cooperage, Friday, June 15, 7pm in You’ve Got a Friend – the music of The Brill Building.
In the middle of New York City, in the heart of Times Square, sits The Brill Building, home to songwriters Carole King, Neil Sedaka, Lieber & Stoller, Neil Diamond, Barry Mann and Cynthia Weill, among others. The songs they wrote changed the sound of popular music and became some of the most iconic songs of all time. “Breaking Up Is Hard to Do,” “Where the Boys Are,” and “Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow” all came from the famed music factory. Multi-award winning vocalist Scott Coulter takes you on a journey into the music -and the stories-of the singers and the songs that defined a generation.
The Festival’s Artistic Director, SCOTT COULTER, has received five MAC Awards (Manhattan Association of Cabarets & Clubs), five Bistro Awards and two Nightlife Awards for Outstanding Vocalist for his work in cabaret. He has performed at most of NYC’s top rooms including Birdland, Feinstein’s/54 Below, The Oak Room at the Algonquin, and Feinstein’s at The Regency where he spent a record-setting eight months performing the revue 11 O’CLOCK NUMBERS AT 11 O’CLOCK which he also co-created, directed and musically arranged. His self-titled debut CD won the 2003 MAC Award for Outstanding Recording and was chosen as the best recording of the year by TheatreMania and Cabaret Scenes magazines. Scott was director and star of A CHRISTMAS CAROL: THE SYMPHONIC CONCERT in its world premiere with the Baltimore Symphony and reprised his performance in the Emmy-nominated PBS production which premiered in December 2013. He was an Emmy nominee himself for his performance in American Song at NJPAC.
The mission of the Pocono Mountains Music Festival, together with its performing arts camp, is to engage world class talent from all musical genres to entertain, enrich, and educate.
The Pocono Mountains Music Festival was founded in 2009 as the Buck Hill Skytop Music Festival to offer musical and educational programming as a unique cultural resource for the northeast Pennsylvania region. We are pleased to showcase seasoned and up-and-coming performers in the disciplines including cabaret, jazz, dance, chamber music, pop, country, and musical theater. The intimate performance venues allow audiences unparalleled access to world-renowned musicians. The festival’s notable education program offers local students the opportunity to study and perform with music and theater professionals.