07/08/17 5:59am
07/08/2017 5:59 AM

My wife always fires back the same wisecrack each time I make a joke about her joining a concert band. For example, we walked past the Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts during Tuesday’s Fourth of July parade, where a concert band had assembled in front to fill the morning air with patriotic tunes as the fire trucks and dancers and Boy Scouts marched by. READ

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11/24/16 6:00am
11/24/2016 6:00 AM

Juliet Rand Southold

William Roslak began learning the pipe organ when he was just 11 years old.

It was a unique hobby his friends at Southold High School supported, but as he got older,
Mr. Roslak, now 25, rarely got the chance to meet other young adults who also played the imposing instrument. READ

10/30/16 8:15am
10/30/2016 8:15 AM

Lately, Hugh Prestwood has spent a lot of time in the personal studio above the garage at his Greenport home.

A member of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, Mr. Prestwood gets great pleasure from writing music. And he’s good at it: Three of the songs he’s written for other artists during his nearly 40-year career have earned him Grammy nominations. READ