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!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
In October, The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey awarded a general operating support grant in the amount of $10,000 to The Discovery Orchestra. This funding will be used for the 2012-2013 season to present Discovery Concerts at Drew University in Madison; the Discover More Music Listening Series at the Wharton Music Center in Berkeley Heights […]
Several patrons and supporters of The Discovery Orchestra have recently volunteered to serve as “ambassadors” for the orchestra. Greeting patrons at our programs, engaging in conversation with our guests, sharing their experience (in media programs, communications, education, funding, etc) with the Board and staff of the orchestra, and serving on standing committees (Finance, Development) are […]
My husband and I have enjoyed many of George Marriner Maull’s wonderful lectures on the art of listening to music. He is the best teacher I have ever had (and there have been many). His knowledge, charm, enthusiasm and charisma give the student an outstanding and unforgettable experience.Music Listening Lecture Attendee
I love seeing the audience becoming ever more engaged as they learn how to get onto the rollercoaster of a piece of music and start enjoying the spine-tingling possibilities when they really listen to the music.Discovery Concert Violinist
I heard music from Mozart, Beethoven and others on the radio. I never understood anything, and I was lost in trying to figure out what this music was about. But this show brought clarity, and an understanding of the music, which I really appreciate.Fall in Love with Music Viewer
Watching the faces of the audience members during the second play through is so incredible. You can see that they are so focused on the music!Discovery Concert Violinist
Just Amazing! So much detail that it makes me want to go to concerts and feel the music, not just listen to it while doing homework, driving, or working.Discover Beethoven’s 5th Viewer