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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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Grant Received from the Horizon Foundation for New Jersey

November 7, 2012 News

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 […]

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Newly Formed “Ambassadors” Group Helps the Orchestra

November 7, 2012 News

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 […]

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

August 7, 2012 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. “We never take this funding for granted,” says Virginia Johnston, our Executive Director. “The Council not only recognizes the deep value of the […]

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Discover Beethoven’s 5th Television Show Wins Three Telly Awards

June 14, 2012 News

We are pleased to announce that our television show, Discover Beethoven’s 5th ,has won two 2011 Telly Awards, one in the cultural category and one in the education category!  Additionally, we have also won a People’s Telly, as judged by the members of the YouTube community. Founded in 1978, the Telly Awards is a widely […]

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Discover Beethoven’s 5th Television Show World Premiere

May 14, 2012 News

The Discovery Orchestra’s educational Discovery Concert™: Discover Beethoven’s 5th© premiere television broadcast will take place on Wednesday, March 2, 2011, 8:00 PM on public television affiliate MiNDTV based in Philadelphia.  MiNDTV, also widely available in central and southernNew Jersey, will present the orchestra’s second television program in one of the top ten U.S. television markets. […]

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