The Silvermine Artists Series, presented by Silvermine Series, Inc. is directed by Karen Shaw and presents young artists and established artists  at the SSOM. The Young Artist Series was initiated in 1983 and among those first appearing were pianists Frederic Chiu and Angela Cheng who have gone on to major performing careers.

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Major artists at Silvermine have included pianists  Abbey Simon, Jorge Bolet,  Menahem Pressler, cellist Fritz Magg ,and in the past,  renowned musicians such as Roberta Peters, Mario Braggiotti, and Harold Bauer.

The Series prides itself in presenting original concepts such as the recent "Musical Taste" event, which included the music, language, and food from three countries. 

In addition to solo appearances other events include master classes, lecture recitals and collaborative concerts.   Karen Shaw, a frequent contributor to the professional events at SSOM,  combined with  Frederic Chiu  to present a  workshop and master class on “Efficiency in Learning At and Away from the Piano.”  Other recent events  have included A Chopin Celebration”, “Liszt in Concert”, “The French Connectionpresenting a three-piano concerto by Isidor Philipp and Saint-Saens Carnival of the.Animals.

Other Programs Presented at Silvermine

Abbey Simon
Three Decades of Duo Piano
Frederic Chiu