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When a Child Disrupts Your Concert

When a Child Disrupts Your Concert

    David Bernard was conducting a Brooklyn Symphony concert this weekend when a little boy started talking between two pieces, Firebird and Scheherezade, and would not stop. Audience members told the mother to take him out. The conductor invited the mother and boy to sit in the front row. He […]

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Newburgh Symphony’s ‘Arabian Nights’ a multi-media success / Times Herald-Record

Newburgh Symphony’s ‘Arabian Nights’ a multi-media success / Times Herald-Record

“Arabian Nights” came to Newburgh with conductor David Bernard leading the GNSO in their annual January family concert. Bernard has an impressive background and relates to the players and listeners with his personal charisma, technical skill and imaginative programming. He conducted the concert from memory with no need for scores.

Video Review: GNSO’s Interactive Arabian Night / HVNN

Video Review: GNSO’s Interactive Arabian Night / HVNN

  Watching the children as they first grasp the beauty of making music is a true source of joy for anyone involved. Guest conductor David Bernard really connected with his young protégés as he taught the rudimentary skills of conducting. “It’s just such a pleasure to help these children discover […]

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