02/15/18 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO | Violinist Sean Lee.

COURTESY PHOTO | Violinist Sean Lee.

The first concert of the 41st season of the Shelter Island Friends of Music heralds the return of distinguished violinist Sean Lee. A widely praised and honored member of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Mr. Lee has performed on the Island as a member of the Perlman Music Program faculty, and has studied with both Ruggiero Ricci and Itzhak Perlman. (more…)

10/12/17 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO

COURTESY PHOTO

EVENTS

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12

Book in the woods, through October read pages of “Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn” on half-mile Mashomack Preserve trail. Adult must accompany children. Call for details (631) 749-4219.

Voter registration, for library budget vote. 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Library, upper level. (more…)

08/04/17 4:30pm
ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO | Composer Bruce Wolosoff at the piano in his Shelter Island home.

ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO | Composer Bruce Wolosoff at the piano in his Shelter Island home.

Even if you’ve never been there before, it’s easy to figure out which house on Peconic Avenue belongs to Bruce Wolosoff.

All you have to do is follow the music. (more…)

05/06/17 3:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Eric Silberger performing at the Shelter Island Friends of music concert at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church on April 22.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Eric Silberger performing at the Shelter Island Friends of music concert at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church on April 22.

Any concert of classical music offers the opportunity to provide something special: a unique performer, an extraordinary instrument, a daring program, a valued accompanist, and an unusually engaged audience.

Last week’s concert of the Shelter Island Friends of Music generated all of these results. (more…)

04/30/17 3:00pm
YANG BAO PHOTO | Violinist Kenneth Renshaw

YANG BAO PHOTO | Violinist Kenneth Renshaw

Perlman Music Program presents alumnus violinist Kenneth Renshaw in concert at the Clark Arts Center on Saturday, May 6 at 2:30 p.m. Mr. Renshaw will perform works by Bach, Mozart, Schumann and Kreisler with pianist John Root. (more…)