Past Events

October 16, 2016: Intimate Afternoon – Discover Poetry in Music

June 20, 2016 Past Events

Jim Haba, poet Kasia Borowiec, soprano Thomas Muraco, pianist Sunday, October 16, 2016 ~ 3:00pm Pottersville, NJ Private Home           The piano music of Beethoven finds voice in poet Thomas Horton.  Paul Verlaine’s verse inspires Debussy’s Clair de lune, and Copland sets poems of Emily Dickinson in song.  Join poet Jim […]

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November 5, 2016: Listening Class – Fall in Love with Musical Masterworks

June 18, 2016 Past Events

Saturday, November 5, 2016  10 am – 1 pm (includes lunch) The New Jersey Youth Symphony Music Center, New Providence, NJ Join Maestro Maull for an exploration of two all-time gems of the classical orchestral repertoire!  These are in depth looks into proverbial barnburners you will not want to miss.  This session will cover two […]

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November 13, 2016: Discovery Concert – Discover Mendelssohn – Teenage Wonder!

June 16, 2016 Past Events

Mendelssohn’s Octet for Strings Sunday, November 13, 2016 ~ 3pm The Concert Hall at Drew University, 36 Madison Ave, Madison, NJ What were you doing at age 16?   Felix Mendelssohn was composing his brilliant Octet for Strings.  The American String Quartet will join forces with the Aeolus Quartet and Maestro Maull as they explore […]

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December 15, 2016: Intimate Evening – Discover Holiday Song & Spirit

June 14, 2016 Past Events

The GrooveBarbers Thursday, December 15, 2016 ~ 7:30pm (note this is a Thursday evening, not our usual Friday evening!) Bridgewater, NJ Residence The GrooveBarbers, a four-man a cappella group, will sing your holiday favorites in rock, doo-wop, jazz and barbershop styles.  Their fabulous close harmonies are guaranteed to get you in the holiday spirit! The […]

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February 26, 2017: Discovery Concert – Return of Dueling Pianists

June 13, 2016 Past Events

Sunday, February 26, 2017 ~ 3pm The Concert Hall at Drew University, 36 Madison Ave, Madison, NJ Sensational pianists Ko-Eun Yi and Daniel Hsu will leave you breathless with their performances of virtuosic gems from the piano repertoire by Chopin, with commentary from Maestro Maull. Daniel will perform Chopin’s  Scherzo No. 3, Op. 39, and Ko-Eun […]

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March 17, 2017: Intimate Evening – Discover the Vibraphone

June 10, 2016 Past Events

Mike Truesdell, percussionist Friday, March 17, 2017 ~ 8:00pm Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit Mike Truesdell’s first appearance at one of our Intimate Afternoons a few seasons ago was a sold-out sensation.  You will not want to miss this encore appearance by one of the world’s finest percussionists…simply amazing to watch in a live, […]

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April 30, 2017: Discovery Concert – Are You Hungary? Discover Brahms!

June 6, 2016 Past Events

Brahms’ Hungarian Dances Nos. 6 and 11 Sunday, April 30, 2017 ~ 3pm The Concert Hall at Drew University, 36 Madison Ave, Madison, NJ The Philharmonic Orchestra of New Jersey performed Brahms Hungarian Dance No. 6 at our debut concert during our inaugural 1987–88 Season. Renamed The Discovery Orchestra in 2006, we invite you to come […]

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April 30, 2017: 30th Anniversary Celebration – Discover Brahms

June 5, 2016 Past Events

Sunday, April 30, 2017 The Concert Hall at Drew University and Mead Hall 3 pm – Discovery Concert ~ Maestro Maull and 40 members of The Discovery Orchestra will explore Brahms’ Hungarian Dances Nos. 6 and 11.    Also includes commemorative video and Discovery Award presentation. 5 pm – Reception ~ Featuring hors d’oeuvres, carving and pasta […]

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April 30, 2017: A Taste of New Jersey Raffle

June 4, 2016 Past Events

Take a chance and support the educational programs of The Discovery Orchestra! Our 30! Anniversary Celebration raffle features restaurant gift certificates to the top restaurants in New Jersey. 1st Prize:  Twelve $200 restaurant gift certificates to Bernards Inn, Dining Room at Jockey Hollow, Elements, Frog and the Peach, Liberty House, Lorena’s, Maratime Parc, Ninety Acres, […]

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May 6, 2017: Listening Class – Fall in Love with More Musical Masterworks

June 3, 2016 Past Events

Saturday, May 6, 2017  10 am – 1 pm (includes lunch) The New Jersey Youth Symphony Music Center, New Providence, NJ Join Maestro Maull for an exploration of two more all-time gems of the classical orchestral repertoire!  These are in depth looks into proverbial barnburners you will not want to miss.  This session will cover […]

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