OCT 2023 / Piano Concert with Four Hands Over Paumanok

Four Hands Over Paumanok / Piano by Elinor Zayas and Laura Mara

October 1, 2023
Islip Methodist Church
350 Main Street, Islip, NY

FREE Concert Begins at 2pm

Elinor Abrams Zayas is a favorite of Long Islanders as a piano soloist, chamber musician, and collaborative artist. A native of Brightwaters, her early teachers were Ruth Koch, Claude Gonvierre, and, at The Juilliard Pre-College, Howard Aibel and Leonard Eisner.

Elinor has performed widely on Long Island, as well as given solo and ensemble performances at such venues as Trinity Church in NYC, Carnegie Hall, the Tilles and Staller Centers, Molloy, Hofstra, and Adelphi Universities on Long Island, and in Lenox and Cape Cod, MA.

Laura Mara earned her bachelor of music in piano performance from Belmont University in Nashville, TN, studying under Robert Marler of the Nashville Symphony. She earned her master of music in music education from the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam.

Laura currently serves as the elementary general music and chorus teacher at Thomas J. Lahey Elementary School in the Harborfields Central School district on LI, and serves as the organist and music director at St. James Episcopal church.

*Schedule subject to change




Founded in 1974, the Islip Arts Council is dedicated to leadership, advocacy, and excellence in the arts. Our goal is to present, produce, and promote culturally responsive, high quality programs in varied artistic disciplines for our diverse Long Island community.


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