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Special Opportunity for Long Island Student String Players:
Participate in an Open Rehearsal
Conducted by Maestro Itzhak Perlman THIS JULY
Tuition-Free Program, Presented by East End Arts
(RIVERHEAD, NY, May 23, 2017) – East End Arts is pleased to announce a special opportunity for student string players to participate in the East End Arts Student Orchestra’s sixth annual collaborative project with the prestigious Perlman Music Program. East End Arts is assembling a group of Long Island string students ages 8 through 18 studying orchestral string instruments (violin, viola, cello, double bass) again this summer. Students will participate in an open rehearsal under the baton of world-famous, internationally acclaimed violin virtuoso and conductor Itzhak Perlman, alongside The Perlman Music Program String Orchestra in a free and open to the public rehearsal on Thursday, July 27, 2017, at 4:00 PM at the Southold High School. There are no auditions for this program, although pre-registration by Saturday, July 1, 2017 (or when capacity is reached; whichever is first) is required for participation. This tuition-free program has a nominal registration fee of $30 per student to cover administrative costs.
Prior to the open rehearsal with Maestro Perlman at the end of July, a series of four rehearsals will take place at the East End Arts School located at 141 E. Main Street in Riverhead:
• Rehearsals on Mondays, July 10, 17, 24, 4:00 – 6:00 PM
• Mandatory full rehearsal on Wednesday, July 26, 4:00 – 6:00 PM,
• Open rehearsal under the baton of Maestro Perlman and alongside the Perlman Music Program Orchestra will take place on Thursday, July 27, at 4:00 PM at Southold High School (420 Oaklawn Ave, Southold, NY 11971), with a student participant call time of 4:00 PM.
Violin, viola, cello, and double bass students ages 8 through 18 wishing to participate must register in advance by Saturday, July 1, 2017 online at eastendartsorg.presencehost.net/school/classes.html/event/2017/07/01/deadline-to-register-join-the-eeaso-for-the-opportunity-to-rehearse-with-itzhak-perlman/157097 or by contacting the East End Arts School at 631-369-2171 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The following information is required upon registration: Student Name, Age, School, Instrument, Parent Name, Phone, Email Address.
For more information about this program, visit: eastendartsorg.presencehost.net/school/classes.html/event/2017/07/01/deadline-to-register-join-the-eeaso-for-the-opportunity-to-rehearse-with-itzhak-perlman/157097.
The East End Arts School is proud to collaborate with The Perlman Music Program again this summer for this opportunity to bring local school-aged string students together with an outstanding orchestra of international student musicians. For more information about the East End Arts School, visit eastendarts.org/school.
More Information about The Perlman Music Program
The Perlman Music Program (PMP) welcomes young musicians of rare and special talent into a richly supportive musical community. Through intensive summer programs, year-round mentoring, and on occasion, an international study or performance tour, the program offers unparalleled musical training for students, ages 12 to 30, who play the violin, viola, cello, bass and piano. With a faculty led by Itzhak Perlman and comprising some of the most gifted musical talents of our time, the Program offers an artistic and personal experience that changes students’ lives forever. For more information about The Perlman Music Program, visit perlmanmusicprogram.org.
For more information, contact the East End Arts School at 631-369-2171.
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East End Arts, established in 1972, is an award-winning 501(c)3 not-for-profit arts organization, and operates a School of the Arts, an Art Gallery, and presents a variety of events and programs to promote the arts year-round. Proceeds from all events, sales, classes, donations, and memberships benefit the mission and commitment to building and enriching our community through the arts by way of education, support, advocacy, and inspiration.