11/09/17 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO

COURTESY PHOTO

EVENTS

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10

Cell phones for soldiers, in honor of Veterans Day drop off used cell phones at FIT Center for program that recycles them and provides pre-paid calling cards for soldiers. Open 6 a.m. to noon and 4:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Veterans Day bus trip, to Long Island Aquarium for students in grades K-8. 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Youth Center. Bring a bag lunch. $30 ($33 non-residents). (631) 749-0309. (more…)

03/06/15 10:00am
KATHARINE SCHROEDER  PHOTO| Basically Baroque keyboardist Linda Betjeman (from left), flutist Bill Packard, violinist Dan Skabeikis and cellist Jeannie Woelker rehearsed last week at the Southold home of friend and former group member Ginger Jones.

KATHARINE SCHROEDER PHOTO| Basically Baroque keyboardist Linda Betjeman (from left), flutist Bill Packard, violinist Dan Skabeikis and cellist Jeannie Woelker rehearsed last week at the Southold home of friend and former group member Ginger Jones.

A cello, a flute, a violin and a keyboard are the only instruments the members of Basically Baroque need to fill a room with the beautifully sweeping melodies of sonatas like “Tri-Sonate,” a piece by 18th-century German composer Johann Joachim Quantz.

Last Thursday, the quartet did exactly that as they rehearsed at the Southold home of friend Ginger Jones for their performance at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church on Sunday, March 8 at 3 p.m. Aside from music by Quantz, the concert will feature composers Joseph Haydn, John Loeillet and Georg Phillip Telemann. (more…)