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Picture of Saul Feinberg as a young man

Dr. Saul Feinberg 1932–2024

An extraordinary musician, superb pianist, gifted composer and warm, generous human being, Dr. Saul Feinberg’s talents and musical accomplishments could have taken him down several musical career paths. However, the…

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Maestro's Monthly Blog: Happy 50th Anniversary ASQ!

Happy 50th Anniversary ASQ!

One of the premiere professional string quartets actively performing on the worldwide stage, the American String Quartet is celebrating its 50th Anniversary Season this year, and The Discovery Orchestra has…

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Guest Blogger "Timeless Classical Themes Our Students Don't Know" by Tricia Tunstall, author and music educator

Timeless Classical Themes Our Students Don’t Know

If you’re a piano teacher, you’ll be familiar with an experience I’ve had countless times in my thirty-plus years of teaching. If you’re not a piano teacher, please read on;…

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Guest Blogger Rick Kaller, Executive Director of The Discovery Orchestra, writes about his encounter with Billy Joel.

The Piano Man

This month’s guest blogger is Rick Kaller, Executive Director at The Discovery Orchestra. I didn’t really start listening to popular music until I was in middle school. Since my mother…

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Maestro's Monthly Blog: George Marriner Maull Meets Maestro Bernstein...A Recollection with an image of a young Leonard Bernstein.

George Marriner Maull Meets Maestro Bernstein…A Recollection

In light of the recent release of the film Maestro about Leonard Bernstein, I would like to share a few recollections of meeting him in 1976. While residing in Louisville…

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Guest Blogger from our Outreach Partner

Founded in 1946, The Links, Incorporated is an international, not-for-profit corporation of 17,000 professional women of color who are committed to enriching, sustaining, and ensuring the cultural and economic survival…

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Stumbled upon this quite by accident on our Maryland PBS station. What a joy! Firebird is my favorite piece of music and your wonderful program just enhanced my appreciation of Stravinsky’s genius. Thank you and keep up your great work of feeding our souls!

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