What was it like to hear Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony for the umpteenth time? Seated within the Park Avenue Chamber Symphony last night at the DiMenna Center, unlike any other. Placing a crowd within various sections of a symphony orchestra is something new and exciting.
David Bernard speaks with Epoch Times Editor Milene Fernandez about Classical Music from the InsideOut, conducting and the art of collaborative music making.
“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.
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 […]
GNSO President John Bliss and Music Director Candidate David Bernard discuss the upcoming Family Concert Event “Arabian Nights”