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Discovery Orchestra Chat 176 – The Firebird Suite Finale

In this Chat, Maestro Maull explores the Finale from Igor Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite. Variation form, fingered tremolo, effective surprise – so much to learn!

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 154 – Old Time Fiddle

What makes “old time fiddling” sound the way it does? It’s all about the bowing technique! Find out more in this Discovery Orchestra Chat with guest artist Dave Rimelis.

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 152 – Celtic Fiddle

Maestro Maull continues his exploration of fiddle music with guest artist Dave Rimelis. Dave demonstrates Celtic fiddling using the Swallow Tail Jig to illustrate!

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 151 – Cajun Fiddle

The lineage of Cajun music is rich and complex. But what makes Cajun fiddling sound the way it does? The answer can be found in this Discovery Orchestra Chat featuring…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 70 – All That Jazz Part 1

Guest artists jazz pianist Dan Crisci, drummer Steve Holloway, and Bob Funesti on bass join George Marriner Maull in this first of four jazzy chats! Watch and listen to Chat…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 29 – The Hypnotic Effect of Bluegrass

Guest artist John Carlini joins Maestro Maull as they explore the hypnotic effect of Bluegrass.

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Your “listening guide” amazes me, in that it is a means of illustrating the role of various instrumental sections in communicating and “telling” a story. My background is science and technology so the 1 -1 ½ hours listening to a symphony with your presentation was an exciting learning experience I was not expecting.You are an exceptional talent and personality to be able to introduce someone like myself to the very complicated language of a symphony.

— Outreach Program Attendee