07/25/19 8:00am

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Maestro Itzhak Perlman conducting student musicians.

On Friday night the Perlman Music Program (PMP) will celebrate 25 years of giving young musicians an unforgettable summer experience while honoring founders Toby and Itzhak Perlman at its Silver Anniversary Gala.

The quarter century benchmark is the culmination of what Ms. Perlman calls, “The second chapter of my life.” (more…)

07/19/19 10:00am

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Live music on Shelter Island.

TGIF! At Isola Bar & Restaurant, Sara Mundy plays live music every Friday night from 7 to 10 p.m. Kick back with a cocktail and a taste of modern Italian cuisine.

The Ram’s Head Inn presents Sunday Jazz through Columbus Day Weekend from 6 to 9:30 p.m. The evening features live jazz in the lounge, cocktails al fresco and farm-to-table dining.

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08/14/18 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO World-renowned violinist and Perlman Music Program alumnus Stephen Waarts returns to the Island for a concert this Saturday evening.

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World-renowned violinist and Perlman Music Program alumnus Stephen Waarts returns to the Island for a concert this Saturday evening.

When 13-year-old Perlman Music Program (PMP) student Stephen Waarts arrived on Shelter Island in 2010, he remembers feeling “totally overwhelmed by it all.” (more…)

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05/30/18 12:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO Itzhak Perlman leads student musicians in PMP’s Chamber Music Workshop.

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Itzhak Perlman leads student musicians in PMP’s Chamber Music Workshop.

If it’s summer (or close to it) it must be time for the return of the Perlman Music Program’s (PMP) young musicians to Shelter Island. The PMP season begins Friday, June 1 at 7:30 p.m. when the Chamber Music Workshop kicks off its 15th year with a “Musical Soiree from the Age of Enlightenment,” featuring 46 young participants ages 18 to 30 performing chamber music for strings and piano by Haydn and Mozart. (more…)

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07/26/17 4:30pm
PMP Fellow Jameel Martin next to a portrait of Itzhak Perlman. Below, Chorus Master Patrick Romano.

CAITLIN PANARELLA PHOTO Perlman Music Fellow Jameel Martin next to a portrait of Itzhak Perlman.

Walking around the campus of the Perlman Music Program (PMP) deep notes mix with high ones, echoing from a white tent. A peek inside reveals music students practicing for upcoming events, playing with a fairy tale backdrop from a recent show behind them. (more…)