American String Quartet

Discovery Concert – Discover the Chevalier de Saint-George

Join us for this live one-hour Discovery Concert on radio station WWFM The Classical Network.

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Can’t Get It Out Of My Head!

The topic of ear worms – or music that continues to play in our heads of its on accord – is one of I’ve taken up in a previous blog…

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 47 – Did you say spiccato?

Bouncing off the walls? Try bouncing off the string!

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 45 – Special Effects Part 3

Are you trembling? Hope not – but doing so musically is an amazing effect!

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 43 – Another Virtuosic Technique

Pizzicato – it’s not a menu item in an Italian restaurant! Discovery Orchestra Concertmaster Peter Winograd demonstrates left-hand pizzicato.

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Discovery Orchestra Chat 42 – Did You Say Double Stop?

“This passage is filled with double stops!” Would you understand this reference in program notes? Guest artist Peter Winograd demonstrates!

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Thank you and everyone involved for putting together all of these wonderful videos. With the current situation and thinking long-term, I wanted to help students in the Orchestra to grow as active listeners. We initially worked through Firebird and are now onto the New World Symphony. It’s been a lot of fun to read the students’ responses to the music, as they grow in insight and appreciation.

— NJ Music Educator, on the Orchestra’s Discovery Chat Videos

 

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