01/19/18 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | The Shelter Island Friends of Music presented Brasilian guitar duo João Luiz and Douglas Lora on October 8, 2017.

COURTESY PHOTO | The Shelter Island Friends of Music presented Brasilian guitar duo João Luiz and Douglas Lora on October 8, 2017.

The Shelter Island Friends of Music joyously celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2017 and honored its audiences by re-engaging five favorite performers from the past few seasons. The audience responded with four sold-out concerts and one nearly full-house, all held in the remarkably intimate ambiance of the Presbyterian Church sanctuary. (more…)

09/16/17 3:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Orion Weiss and Anna Polonsky making music at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church on September 3.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Orion Weiss and Anna Polonsky making music at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church on September 3.

BY LOIS B. MORRIS

What can be better than listening to two virtuoso musicians performing together on the same piano at the same time?

Watching them. (more…)

09/02/17 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | Anna Polonsky and Orion Weiss.

COURTESY PHOTO | Anna Polonsky and Orion Weiss.

Be sure to bring your Labor Day weekend guests and friends to a very special event at the Shelter Island Friends of Music concert on Sunday September 3 at 8 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church.

The piano four-hands duo of Orion Weiss and Anna Polonsky have been invited to return to the Island after the outstanding reception they received following their initial performance here three years ago. (more…)