COURTESY PHOTO | Perlman Music Program alumna Stella Chen.
The Perlman Music Program has numerous events planned for Memorial Day weekend at the Clark Arts Center. The music begins at 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 27 with the Stires-Stark Alumni Recital Series and a concert by violinist Stella Chen performing Beethoven, Brahms, Chausson, and Waxman masterworks with pianist Drew Peterson. Chen, the youngest ever prize-winner at the Yehudi Menuhin International Competition, is pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at The Juilliard School. Tickets are $25 for adults, free for ages 18 and under. (more…)
MARTIN BURKE PHOTO Morning on West Neck Bay.
Tuesday will be a mostly sunny and mild day on Shelter Island, with a slight chance of showers after 3 p.m., according to the National Weather Service (NWS). (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | Sidney Stark and PMP alumnus violinist Kenneth Renshaw after Mr. Renshaw’s performance at the Stires-Stark Alumni Recital on May 6.
The Perlman Music Program (PMP) has received a $250,000 grant from the Stires-Stark Family Foundation for the creation of the Stires-Stark Alumni Fund. Early on, Sidney S. Stark and her late husband, PMP Board President Morgan B. Stark, recognized the importance of supporting students of the program and its 500-plus graduates. As longtime champions dedicated to engaging the program’s alumni, the family is committed to upholding competitive compensation for graduates who share their time and talent as PMP representatives. (more…)
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…)