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NJ Youth Symphony celebrates 45 years at NJPAC on May 5, 2024 at 3pm.

NJ Youth Symphony Celebrates 45 Years of Music Education

Involvement in New Jersey Youth Symphony, a program of Wharton Arts in Union County, is not just about honing musical technique, it’s also about developing life skills. On Sunday, May…

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New Jersey State Council on the Arts Grant

We are pleased to announce that The Discovery Orchestra received a generous $58,000 general operating grant from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts for our current 2023-2024 Season….

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Discover Saint-Saens' Organ Symphony, our 6th television show, won the bronze Telly Award!

Discover Saint-Saëns’ “Organ” Symphony Wins the Bronze Telly Award!

The Discovery Orchestra is proud to share that Discover Saint-Saëns’ “Organ” Symphony has been selected as a winner in the 44th Annual Telly Awards! It was announced on May 23 that our…

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Press Releases: Discover Saint-Saëns’ “Organ” Symphony

Discover Saint-Saëns’ “Organ” Symphony, an aural journey through the Finale of French composer Camille Saint-Saëns’ tour de force Symphony No. 3, had its television premiere on Saturday, April 22, 2023 at 11:00am,…

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The Discovery Orchestra Receives Investors Foundation Grant

Grant Will Support the Orchestra’s Local & Digital Music Education Programs SUMMIT, New Jersey – The Discovery Orchestra (“the Orchestra”) recently received a $1,500 grant from Investors Foundation. The grant…

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Raritan Neighbors Interview Ginny Johnston

If you missed Executive Director Ginny Johnston’s interview on “Raritan Neighbors Online” via Facebook Live on September 15, 2022, you can view it now. Ginny discusses the upcoming live TV…

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Today I watched an episode called “Discover Beethoven’s Fifth”, and it was marvelous! Maestro Maull and his talented orchestra gave me a one-hour thrill. I’ve always loved Beethoven, especially his Fifth Symphony. I studied piano for 7 years as a young person, and came to appreciate so many of the classical composers, but Beethoven’s Fifth has always thrilled me. I so appreciated the format of the program, and the Maestro involved all of us and taught us so much. Thank you for this fine program. And many thanks and praise to the orchestra! When the program ended, I clapped loudly and shouted “Bravo!! Bravo!!!”

— Judy Webb, Loveland Ohio