Saturday, Aug. 25, 7:30 p.m.: Stires-Stark Alumni Recital Series concert at Perlman Music Program, Clark Arts Center, 73 Shore Road, Shelter Island Heights. Pianist Peter Dugan performs. Tickets: $25; students, free. 212-877-5045; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Violinist Itzhak Perlman and his wife, Toby, at Shelter Island’s Perlman Music Program campus. (Credit: Annie Watts file photo, the Shelter Island Reporter.)
Celebrated local violinist Itzhak Perlman doesn’t need anything better than a Stradivarius because no better instrument exists.
That’s what Perlman, who coaches young players at Shelter Island’s Perlman Music Program and is married to the school’s co-founder, Toby, said in a December “60 Minutes” segment about Stradivarius violins, which are believed to produce the finest sound in the world. (more…)
Itzhak Perlman conducts summer students at The Perlman Music Program on Shelter Island
The Perlman Music Program has been associated with summer on Shelter Island the past couple years. But for the first time ever this weekend, they’ll be playing winter concerts at the Clark Arts Center on Shore Road in Shelter Island Heights. (more…)
Courtesy Photo | Cellist and Perlman alumna Jia Kim will perform with pianist Carlos Avila on Nov. 2 on Shelter Island.
Fresh from their residency in Stowe, Vermont — including four days of chamber music, orchestra and chorus with 23 alumni, led by Toby Perlman, Maestros Perlman and Romano and Merry Peckham — the Perlman Music Program musicians are returning to the Island for a weekend of classical music. (more…)
The Perlman Music Program will set up camp on Shelter Island over Columbus Day weekend with two concerts. The first, on Saturday, October 12 at 7:30 p.m. will feature cellist Michael Katz and pianist Qing Jiang, both alumni of the Chamber Music Workshop. They will be performing the works of Beethoven, Cassado, Prokofiev and Radzynski. (more…)
Photo courtesy of Perlman Music Program | Itzhak Perlman conducting Summer Music Program students
Imagine spending four hours a day practicing an instrument: studying the score of a piece while paying careful attention to pitch, tone, rhythm, dynamics and phrasing. For students at the Perlman Music Program, it’s just another day at camp. (more…)