East End Arts has announced that some 50 string instrument students from across Long Island, ages 8–18 studying violin, viola, cello, and double bass, are rehearsing throughout the month of July in preparation for an opportunity to work under the baton of internationally acclaimed violin virtuoso and conductor Maestro Itzhak Perlman in an Open Rehearsal on Thursday, August 1 at Southold High School (420 Oaklawn Avenue) on the North Fork.
For the second consecutive year, East End Arts has collaborated with the Perlman Music Program offering talented local musicians this great opportunity and experience. Through the Perlman Music Program, youth string players on Long Island have a chance to collaborate with students from The Perlman Music Program’s Student Orchestra, which comprises 40 outstanding international student musicians ages 12–18.
The Open Rehearsal for the East End Arts Student Orchestra will be free to the public beginning at 5: 30 p.m. on Thursday, August 1. Following their free performance, the Perlman Music Program’s Student Orchestra plays at 7:30 p.m. for $25 a ticket.
Visit perlmanmusicprogram.org for more info and tickets.