Brandon Boardman (at piano) and his teacher, Billy Johnson, perform at the Long Island Music Hall of Fame Gala on Oct. 23. Mr. Boardman, a Riverhead resident who has Asperger’s syndrome, received a standing ovation following the performance. (Credit: Long Island Music Hall of Fame photos)
You won’t see Brandon Boardman using sheet music when he plays piano. That’s because the 20-year-old Riverhead musician can bang out an entire tune — mistake-free — after hearing it just once.
Mr. Boardman, who has Asperger Syndrome, was one of just a handful of performers to receive a standing ovation during last month’s Long Island Music Hall of Fame Gala at The Paramount in Huntington. (more…)
A family pumpkin carving workshop at East End Arts in Riverhead is scheduled for Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m.
Pumpkins, carving tools, stencils and templates will be provided. Children must be accompanied by adult. Pre-registration required. The cost is $5 per family.
Pumpkins may be entered in the Carved Pumpkin contest immediately following the workshop. Entries must be submitted between 1 and 3:30 p.m. for public voting scheduled from 3:30 to 5 p.m. One entry per family.
All pumpkins must be picked up between 5 and 5:45 p.m.
To register and for more information, call 631-369-2171.
The East End Arts gallery on East Main Street in Riverhead. (Credit: File)
Six artists judged best in show during East End Arts’ 2013 exhibits will be featured in the annual Winners’ Show at the Riverhead gallery.
The artists are Central Islip poet Dolores Cinquemani, East Hampton poet Toby Haynes, Riverhead photographer Katherine Liepe-Levinson, East Quogue mixed media artist Jonathan Pearlman, New York photographer Nancy Scherl andpainter Win Zibeon of Blauvelt, N.Y. (more…)
Mixed media artist Charles Manfredi of East Islip (far left) is interviewed next to his diorama of his figures “Baldies Visit Riverhead” by the Suffolk Theater Friday evening. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
It was a picture perfect summer evening Friday as several hundred people filled downtown Riverhead to see JumpstART artists unveil their work on the grounds of the East End Arts complex and various venues along East Main Street and Grangebel Park. (more…)
East End Arts is looking for students interested in jazz. (Credit Barbaraellen Koch, file)
High school musicians and vocalists ages 14-18 with an interest in jazz may apply for the East End Arts Music Masters Fellowship Program, to be held Monday evenings, Sept. 29 through Dec. 1, at the EEA school in Riverhead. (more…)
Itzhak Perlman conducts summer students at The Perlman Music Program on Shelter Island last year. (Credit: Perlman Music Program)
East End Arts announces an opportunity for violin, viola, cello or double bass students ages 8 through 18 to play in its student orchestra collaborative project with the Perlman Music Program. The open rehearsal will be conducted by Itzhak Perlman, Thursday, July 31, at 4:30 p.m. at Southold High School. (more…)