George’s Blog

Thank You For All Of Your Good Work

Friends and relatives had been telling us for years how beautiful San Diego is. During the summer of 2015, Marcia and I decided to visit this city for the first…

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Notes From Under The Piano

The Discovery Orchestra is launching a new social media initiative.  At a regular meeting of the Strategic Planning Committee (hear those three words spoken in an ‘echo chamber’ in your…

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The Music Paradigm®

Roger Nierenberg, a good friend and colleague of mine for forty-four years, created The Music Paradigm. The Music Paradigm presents a unique way for executives of corporations to find out…

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Discover The Firebird

Igor Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite has been with me a long time.  Back in the 1960’s, one of Philadelphia’s grocery store chains, the Penn Fruit Company, began offering classical 33 1/3…

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A Post for A Challenging Moment

You do not need me to tell you that we’ve entered a moment unlike any most of us have ever encountered in our lives.  Like many of you, I stand…

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Life with Dave, Bill, Bob, Walter & Mike

One of the great joys of the past decade has been our association with the Midnight Media Group in Millburn, New Jersey, a full-service video and audio production company.  Their…

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Thank you and everyone involved for putting together all of these wonderful videos. With the current situation and thinking long-term, I wanted to help students in the Orchestra to grow as active listeners. We initially worked through Firebird and are now onto the New World Symphony. It’s been a lot of fun to read the students’ responses to the music, as they grow in insight and appreciation.

— NJ Music Educator, on the Orchestra’s Discovery Chat Videos

 

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