NEPA Philharmonic to Perform at Jaya’s Annual on the Roof

On Thursday, July 4th, at 9 AM, Hilary Steinberg of Jaya Yoga in Clarks Summit, and the Marketplace at Steamtown will sponsor the eleventh annual Yoga on the Roof, which includes one hour of yoga accompanied by live music played by Philharmonic musicians. The yoga practice will be followed by treats compliments of Maximum Zen.  This event is a favorite way to launch to Independence Day celebrations and benefits the Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic’s educational and outreach programs.

A five-minute mediation led by Lisa Rigau will open the event. Leading the yoga practice will be Jaya Yoga’s owner Hilary Steinberg, and instructor Lily Mackarey. Featured musicians are Leah Valenches, Juliet Valenches, and Peter Brubaker.

Yoga on the Roof is a unique event in Northeastern Pennsylvania, taking place on the morning of the holiday overlooking historic downtown Scranton.  Participants are invited to pre-register at until Tuesday, July 2nd.  Walk ins are welcome.  All are asked to arrive by 8:45 AM on Thursday, July 4th, rain or shine.

A donation of $20 is requested. The Philharmonic projects that directly benefit from Yoga on the Roof are Music in our Schools, Meet the Maestra, Young People’s Concerts, a juried mentoring program for talented high school music students, musical performances in senior living centers and a new initiative for tots in regional libraries.

 Pre-registration is also available by calling the Philharmonic at 570.270.4444.  For additional information about Yoga on the Roof, please contact

The Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic is a fully professional symphony orchestra performing in Lackawanna and Luzerne counties. Music Director and Conductor is Mélisse Brunet. For additional information about the Philharmonic, sponsorship opportunities, and concerts, please call (570) 270-4444.