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04/21/14 10:00am
PETER BOODY PHOTO |  Susan Schrott shows art journals like those she’ll teach workshop participants to make at the Shelter Island Library.

PETER BOODY PHOTO |
Susan Schrott shows art journals like those she’ll teach workshop participants to make at the Shelter Island Library.

“It’s all come together,” said Susan Schrott, daughter of Shelter Island’s Victor and Leah Friedman, of her personal and professional life ever since she and her husband Jonathan bought a home of their own on Shelter Island, very close to the Fried­mans, late last year. (more…)

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02/07/14 11:02am
PETER BOODY PHOTO |  Dick Behrke and trumpet at home on Little Ram by the upright Steinway at which he’s done most of his composing and arranging.

PETER BOODY PHOTO |
Dick Behrke and trumpet at home on Little Ram by the upright Steinway at which he’s done most of his composing and arranging.

Dick Behrke started learning the piano back in 1945 at age nine, but  kids think the trumpet is a cooler instrument, so he picked it up at age 12. A few years later, he formed a dance band at Bronx Science High School and had his talented buddy and classmate Bobby Cossoto play drums. (more…)