The Maestro’s Blog

Outdoor Concerts

Everyone loves outdoor concerts. . .well almost everyone. Since it’s summertime, and it’s the season for programs presented in the open air, I thought it might be good to share…

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Moon Landing

As we celebrate the July 20th first landing on the moon, I am always reminded of a funny incident that occurred much earlier in my career – in 1969, the…

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Thank You, Elliot

Our long-time External Relations Director, Elliot Dee, will be stepping down from his role as of July 1st. After almost ten years with The Discovery Orchestra, Elliot discerned that now…

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Discover Saint-Saëns’ Organ Symphony with image of Maestro Maull and the orchestra

Lights, Camera, Action!

I cannot deny it.  I am personally getting incredibly excited about our upcoming 6th production for American Public Television on September 18th.  Sounds like a long way from now, but…

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Picture of Mary Horn & Stephen Reynolds

Reflections On A Journey by Guest Blogger Stephen Reynolds, our Board President

Roll over Beethoven … well, not quite yet!  Chuck Berry’s lyrical prophesy that classical composers would roll over in their graves upon hearing that classical music had given way to…

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The Rite of Spring, a ballet by Stravinsky

It’s Right for Spring!  Encore

High school music students come up with some pretty funny answers to test questions from time to time. One of my personal favorites was the answer given to: “Name Igor…

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This has been an incredible series. I could take in SO much more than I could at the beginning ones. You have really trained my ears!!! I have been enjoying classical music for more than 60 years (as a child my parents played classical music at dinner and we guessed the composer) but I NEVER knew how to listen before!

— Attendee of NJPAC Classical Conversations with Maestro Maull

 

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