Next Performance

December 10, 2017, at 3:00 pm

Massapequa Philharmonic

Sounds & Tastes of the Season: The Magic of the Nutcracker 
Tchaikovsky | Act 1 of "The Nutcracker" (Narrated)
Traditional | Festive Holiday Choral Music
Traditional | Holiday Sing Along

Refreshments will be served.

See All Performances

Featured Recording

Beethoven Symphony No. 9 / David Bernard / Park Avenue Chamber Symphony

July 17, 2017

Beethoven Symphony No. 9

David Bernard leading the Park Avenue Chamber Symphony with Kristin Sampson, Soprano, Edith Dowd, Alto, Cameron Schutza, Tenor, Brian Kontes, Bass, The New Amsterdam Singers, Clara Longstreth, Music Director, The West Point Glee Club, Constance Chase, Music Director, The Young New Yorkers' Chorus,
Michael Kerschner, Artistic Director

See All Recordings

Latest News


Seeking new audience, conductor turns orchestra ‘inside out’–Daily Mail

The challenge haunts classical music: how do orchestras rejuvenate aging audiences? Pondering the question, conductor David Bernard asked something related — how did he himself become enthralled by the music? His answer — it was when he first sat inside an orchestra. And so, he wondered, why not bring that […]

Read More

See All News

David Bernard
David Bernard shared their album.November 25th, 2017 at 4:12am
Happy "Carnegie-versary" to the fine musicians of the Park Avenue Chamber Symphony, West Point Glee Club, New Amsterdam Singers, Young New Yorkers' Chorus, Choral Directors Clara Longstreth, Constance Chase, Michael Kerschner, Soloists Jeffrey Biegel, Kristin Sampson, Edith Dowd, Cameron Schutza, Brian Kontes and composer Jake Runestad. Our musical exploration of Veterans experiences before, during and after combat through Jake Runestad: "Dreams of the Fallen" for piano, chorus, and orchestra combined with our celebration of heroic humanitarian vision for peace through Beethoven's 9th symphony with a packed house of over 2,000 audience members was infinitely memorable and meaningful to all involved, resulting in a critically acclaimed recording of the Beethoven ( Thank you all for the incredible experience we all shared one year ago.

Bravo and thank you.
7 1    View on Facebook