09/01/18 8:00am
ELLEN APPLE/MIKE MORELAND PHOTO Piano virtuoso Fei-Fei will play an ISLAND concert on September 2.

ELLEN APPLE/MIKE MORELAND PHOTO
Piano virtuoso Fei-Fei will play an Island concert on September 2.

Piano virtuoso Fei-Fei will play a concert at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church on Sunday, September 2, at 8 p.m.

This young pianist from mainland China has chosen music of Mozart, Schumann and Rachmaninoff, as well as the beloved Andante Spianato of Chopin. (more…)

04/13/18 12:00pm
DARIO ACOSTA PHOTO | Piano virtuoso Drew Petersen will perform on April 21 as part of the Shelter Island Friends of Music 2018 series.

DARIO ACOSTA PHOTO | Piano virtuoso Drew Petersen will perform on April 21 as part of the Shelter Island Friends of Music 2018 series.

The familiar theme of “local boy makes good” is coming to the Shelter Island Friends of Music 2018 series. On Saturday, April 21, at 8 p.m. the greatly admired, 24-year-old American pianist Drew Petersen, who has long-standing ties to the East End as a summer resident of East Hampton, will return to the Island for his third appearance with the Friends of Music. Admission is free. (more…)

03/03/18 11:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | SIFM kicked off its new concert season with violinist Sean Lee and accompanist Peter Dugan in concert at the Presbyterian Church on February 18.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | SIFM kicked off its new concert season with violinist Sean Lee and accompanist Peter Dugan in concert at the Presbyterian Church on February 18.

Sean Lee is an astonishing young violinist. Peter Dugan is an astounding young pianist.

Together, they opened the 41st season of the Shelter Island Friends of Music with an indelible performance that took the chill right out of a winter afternoon. A packed house cheered both the musical selections and the playing of these distinguished artists, both of whom are alums of the Perlman Music Program and are members of the faculty at Juilliard.  (more…)