Mozart

What’s More, It Wasn’t Serving As Entertainment!

“Walking home from the Civic Center Farmer’s Market a couple of Sundays ago, I heard a Mozart string quintet being blasted from what sounded like a boom box, a surrealistic…

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Fall In Love With What?

The script of our upcoming public television production Fall In Love With Music asks the question: “Would you give your undivided attention to a piece of music that has no…

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Calling all Patrons’ Dinner Attendees – Want to Conduct The Discovery Orchestra?

Have you been waiting all your life to stand in front of an orchestra? Have you reserved your spot at our Patrons’ Dinner at Drew University this Sunday, April 19th?…

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Why Classical Music Is Still Cool!

Jon Levine, in a March 8, 2015 post on Music.Mic entitled: Why Isn’t Classical Music Cool Anymore? gives us three principal factors – Cost, Time and Alienation. I love those…

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Birthday Cake

Happy Birthday Wolfgang!

It’s January 27th – the day the universe gave us Johannes Chrysostomus (after St. John Chrysostom) Wolfgangus (“Running Wolf” after his maternal grandfather – almost sounds Native American, nicht wahr?)…

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West Side Story, Sharks and Jets

“When You’re a Jet. . .”

“When you’re a Jet, you’re a Jet all the way / From your first cigarette to your last dyin’ day.” This lyric from West Side Story appeared in Jonathan Cott’s…

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What a great idea to do this. It looks and sounds fantastic. I LOVED the music, the animated lettering and the design for Notes from Under the Piano…It takes a special gift to transform the written word into the spoken word…And the length is perfect, left me wanting more…

— ‘Notes from Under the Piano’ viewer