03/22/19 8:00am

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The cast of ‘The Addams Family’ creeping around on stage earlier this week.

High School’s production of ‘The Addams Family’ opens April 4. 

They’re creepy and they’re kooky — and they’re coming soon to a theater very near you. 

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02/22/19 12:00pm

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Piano-clarinet duo Tanaka and Shtrykov played at the Presbyterian Church on Sunday, February 17.

One of the advantages of attending and enjoying musical events over many years is that the listener hears works from an ever-expanding catalogue of composers. 

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02/13/19 12:00pm

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Piano-clarinet duo Tanaka and Shtrykov will play at the Presbyterian Church on Sunday, February 17.

BY JOHN MILLER

To the great relief of music-starved Islanders, the Shelter Island Friends of Music will commence its 2019 Season on Sunday, February 17 at 3 p.m., at the Presbyterian Church.

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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…)

04/21/15 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | The Anderson Trio will open the Shelter Island Friends of Music season on April 25.

COURTESY PHOTO | The Anderson Trio will open the Shelter Island Friends of Music season on April 25.

BY JOAN BAUM  CONTRIBUTOR

The only downside to the Saturday, April 25 appearance at the Presbyterian Church of Grammy Award winners, Peter and Will Anderson, is lack of time. The audience will surely want more. Though these extraordinary 28-year-old twins, both virtuosos on sax and clarinet, are Juilliard graduates and occasionally riff on Bach, their abiding passion is jazz, augmented with infusions of Latin, R & B and pop. (more…)