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08/07/19 4:30pm

Maestro Itzhak Perlman during the orchestral performance at the silver anniversary gala of the PMP last week.

Over 300 supporters of the Perlman Music Program (PMP) gathered at its campus overlooking Crescent Beach to celebrate its 25th Anniversary Gala on July 26.

Founders Toby and Itzhak Perlman welcomed Islanders and friends, alumni, faculty and founders from all over the world who gathered to recognize the culmination of what was once just “Toby’s dream.” (more…)

07/25/19 8:00am

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…)

04/23/17 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | Cellist Merry Peckham

COURTESY PHOTO  Cellist Merry Peckham

The Perlman Music Program announced that renowned cellist and teacher Merry Peckham has been appointment to the prestigious Chair of Chamber Music at New England Conservatory in Boston.

Ms. Peckham has been on the faculty of The Perlman Music Program for 17 years and serves as the program’s associate director, director of the chamber music workshop, and chamber music director and coach for the Summer Music School and all of the program’s residencies.  (more…)

08/05/15 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO| Director of Programs Anna Kaplan, Perlman_Will Anderson and Jessica Hubbard.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO| Director of Programs Anna Kaplan, Mrs. and Mr. Perlman, Will Anderson and Jessica Hubbard stopped to pose at PMP’s Summer Benefit on July 31.

Itzhak and Toby Perlman and the Perlman Music Program celebrated 15 years at their Island home last Friday with a Summer Benefit that included a beachfront cocktail reception, a concert featuring both the PMP Chorus and the Summer Music Program students, followed by a dinner that showcased ‘local flavor from talented chefs, restaurants and winemakers to celebrate the very best of Shelter Island.’ (more…)