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Discovery Orchestra receives Warren Township Committee honors

May 22, 2017 News

WARREN TWP. – The Discovery Orchestra is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, and the impressive history of the Warren-based group was honored by the Township Committee. The committee, at its Thursday, May 18 meeting, presented Executive Director Virginia Johnston with a certificate of recognition and a proclamation recognizing the orchestra’s 30th anniversary. Discovery Orchestra Artistic Director […]

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Governor Thomas Kean, Sr. Speaks at our 30! Anniversary Celebration

May 22, 2017 News

We were so pleased to have the Honorable Thomas Kean, Sr. as our honorary chair and guest speaker at our 30! Anniversary Celebration on April 30.  The video below is the introduction of Gov. Kean by Executive Director Ginny Johnston as well as Gov. Kean’s remarks.

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Our First Online Campaign Reaches a Successful End

February 2, 2016 News

A huge THANK YOU to all who supported our first online campaign on GoFundMe! We surpassed our goal by $400 and will be able to replicate DVD copies of our new TV series, Fall in Love with Music. We’ll keep you posted as to when the DVDs are ready!

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Bach to basics: Classical music you can sink your teeth into, with The Discovery Orchestra

November 9, 2015 News

By Kevin Coughlin         MorristownGreen.com If you had asked us on Saturday to define ritornello or fugato,  we would have searched a menu from our favorite Italian restaurant. Thanks to Sunday’s Bach to the Future We Go!  concert, however, we now have a fighting chance of passing ourselves off as dilettantes, if not full-blown aficionados of classical music. The Discovery Orchestra’s peripatetic artistic director, George Marriner Maull,  dissected […]

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Grant Received from the Horizon Foundation for New Jersey

January 21, 2015 News

In September, The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey, the charitable giving arm of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, awarded a grant in the amount of $10,000 to the Discovery Orchestra. This funding will be used for the 2014-2015 season to present Discovery Concerts at Drew University in Madison, the Discover More music […]

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Dr. Saul Feinberg, Maestro Maull’s Mentor

September 29, 2014 News

At our Patrons’ Dinner last April, we honored Dr. Saul Feinberg with our inaugural Break Through Classical Music Award.  This recognition is given to an exceptional music educator who has impacted students and colleagues with a unique, outside-the-box approach to teaching and ability to deeply connect people to classical music. Dr. Feinberg, a teacher and […]

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Elliot Dee – New Director of External Relations

August 4, 2014 News

We are genuinely delighted and privileged to announce that Elliot Dee, of Elliot Dee & Associates (Ridgewood, NJ), has agreed to accept the newly created part-time staff position of Director of External Relations with The Discovery Orchestra. This is a critical new hire for The Discovery Orchestra and the role is an essential component of […]

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New Distribution Avenue for Our Chat Videos

August 3, 2014 News

The Discovery Orchestra is pleased to announce that thirty of our Discovery Orchestra Chat videos are now available for download nationwide to the educational community. In a new distribution arrangement with Films Media Group, this first group of Chats is now available for download to education institutions at both the college level and K-12. We […]

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New Jersey State Council on the Arts Awards Funding to The Discovery Orchestra

August 1, 2014 News

We are pleased to announce that once again we have received funding from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. For us, this $25,460 grant is a huge stamp of approval. On July 29,  the New Jersey State Council on the Arts awarded more than $15.7 million in grant funding to over 700 arts […]

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Three Telly’s for Discover Vivaldi’s Four Seasons!

August 29, 2013 News

We are thrilled that Discover Vivaldi’s Four Seasons has won 3 2013 Telly Awards – one in cultural programming, one in educational programming, and a People’s Telly! With nearly 11,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries, this is truly an honor.

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