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Association of Retired Attorneys of Sarasota

The Association of Retired Attorneys of Sarasota would like to invite all its members to our luncheon: Tuesday, December 14 at 12 Noon.


When we return to in person meetings, please make your luncheon payment using the PayPal link at the bottom of the webpage.


December: Max Tan

Alumnus of the Perlman Music Program Suncoast

 TOPIC: The Perlman Music Program

The Perlman Music Program (“PMP”), founded by Toby Perlman

The Perlman Music Program offers gifted string students, ages 12-20+ from across the globe, the opportunity to train and develop with a world-renowned faculty, including her husband, internationally-acclaimed violinist and conductor Itzhak Perlman. PMP provides young musicians the platform to thrive, make music together, challenge each other, and form life-long bonds. Each season, PMP augments their summer school with the PMP Winter Residency , hosted by The Perlman Music Program Suncoast (“Perlman Suncoast”) on the USF Sarasota-Manatee Campus. After being postponed the last two seasons due to the pandemic, the PMP Winter Residency is expected to return in 2022/2023. 


Throughout the season, Perlman Suncoast presents recitals and outreach programs featuring

alumni of The Perlman Music Program who are young, accomplished post-graduate students or

professional musicians. Alumni perform at community venues throughout Sarasota and Manatee, providing a unique opportunity to enjoy world-class classical music repertoire and engage with the musicians at Q&A sessions or post-concert receptions. PMP Alumni visit public, private and special needs schools to present free educational outreach programs that enhance existing music education programs in Sarasota and Manatee counties through performances, interactive demonstrations and masterclasses. Monthly PMP Alumni virtual recitals are offered, free to charge, to Perlman Suncoast e-news subscribers, and are hosted on the Perlman Suncoast website and YouTube Channel throughout the Season to be enjoyed from anywhere,  at any time.

To learn more about The Perlman Music Program Suncoast, visit www.PerlmanSuncoast.org.

Max Tan, violin

Praised as “eloquent” by the New York Times and “warmly rhapsodic” by the Boston Globe,

Taiwanese American violinist Max Tan first studied with The Perlman Music Program as a

“Little” when he was only 14. This past summer he served as a PMP chamber music artist

faculty, assisting his mentor Merry Peckham. Max has performed solo recitals and chamber

music throughout Europe, Asia and the US, and has appeared with the Juilliard Orchestra, the

Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra, and the Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra. He is the recipient

of the Arthur Foote Prize from the Harvard Musical Association and an alumnus of the Kovner

Fellowship. With interests in arts advocacy and global citizenship, Max is on the roster of the Si-

Yo Music Foundation, a co-founder of the Versoi Ensemble, and recently joined the board of

MuseConnect. He recently recorded his debut CD at the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall featuring

unpublished and never-before-recorded arrangements by Ysaÿe for violin, piano, and organ.

Max is faculty assistant to Catherine Cho and teaching fellow to Dr. Elizabeth Weinfield at The

Juilliard School, where he is currently pursuing his Doctorate of Music Arts. To learn more about

Max Tan, visit www.maxtanviolin.com.


We are a community of retired lawyers living in and around Sarasota, Florida, who come together for fellowship, continuing education, and furtherance of our legal ideals through community service.  Whether you are new to the area or have lived here for decades, if you are a retired attorney, we cordially invite you to join us.  Read About Us in more detail; learn about our monthly luncheons, speak-ers, and discussion programs from our Next Meeting, News, and  Newsletters; then Contact Us.  We hope to hear from you!


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