Ernest Bloch Project - Preserving the Legacy of Composer Ernest Bloch (1880-1959)


"Ernest Bloch - A Composer in Nature's University," booklet (pictured in the middle) is available for free at Newport Performing Arts Center.  Click here to view the booklet in PDF form.


Bloch Legacy Video

Alexander Knapp "Bloch in the USA" Video

Lucienne Bloch Dimitroff and Suzanne Bloch Smith at the first Dedication (April 10, 1976) of the Bloch Memorial - once located in Agate beach area. It is now located in the Newport Performing Arts Center (click on the image to the left to see a larger image)


Audio clips from the "Bloch House Discussion"


Ernie Bloch . . . Grandson at Ernest Bloch's home


Nancy Steinberg, writer. Commissioned to write narrative for
Ernest Bloch bookle

Helen Johnston Kitner, secretary and assistant to Bloch

Mark McConnell, caretaker of the Bloch house

Frank J. Geltner, Executive Director O.C.C.A.


Frank, Ernie, Mark




Tom Hurst, President of BAY Music Association which produces the Ernest Bloch Music Festival and manages the Newport Symphony Orchestra 'season


Audio clips from the Newport Performing Arts Center "Conference Room Discussion"


Sita Dimitroff Milchev


Sita Dimitroff Milchev, George Dimitroff,

Ernest Bloch II

Pencho Dimitroff



Audio clips from the Newport Performing Arts Center "Bloch Rock Dedication"


Sita, George, her daughter and grandchildren.

Greg Steinke, Ernest Bloch II, Nancy Steinberg


Pencho Dimitroff



Audio clips from the Bloch House interview with Nancy Steinberg & "Bloch's Paperboy" Larry


Nancy Steinberg & Larry Hull


Nancy & Larry on the Bloch House porch


Larry & Mrs. Hull


Ernest Bloch on Agate Beach

Ernest Bloch, Composer

Ernest and Suzanne Bloch