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Toby Perlman speaks to the crowd at the program’s 25th anniversary celebration in July.
“The music is almost an excuse for something else. How do you live in the world and be kind, make the most of your life, and be appreciative of your life? How does that all work? When children are in an environment where they can speak the truth and be themselves, it frees them. They really start to smile.” — Toby Perlman
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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…)
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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.
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…)