Annual Drive Holiday Baskets
Saturday, December 18, 2021

St. Mark Remnant Ministries
8 Lawrence Lane, Bay Shore NY 11706

Donated 90 bags of Holiday Baskets to the Community

Saturday, May 22, 2021
12th Annual Virtual Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration
Watch Us on YouTube at 2:00 PM

SCAAAB Presents Virtual Forum On

Solidarity To Stop AAPI Hate Crime
My Enthicity Is Not A Virus

Friday, April 30, 2021 at 6:00 pm
Watch Our Event On YouTube


Message from Suffolk County Executive
Steve Bellone

Message from NYS Senator Kevin Thomas
(First Indian-American in New York history to serve in the State) 



About AAAB/Wellbrook Foundation Youth Orchestra

Founded in 2011 by Suffolk County Asian American Advisory Board, AAAB/Wellbrook Foundation Youth Orchestra offers extracurricular music programs for children ages 10-18 yrs. The main goal is to promote not only music of Asian heritage but to explore the world of music in general, ranging from Renaissance to 21 st Century. Participants of the program have an unique opportunity of working under careful guidance of Mr. Peter Papiewski, and to perform in charitable events and cultural functions. To enroll in the program, please request an audition by sending an email to All programs are free of charge but we require a small nonrefundable enrollment fee

Peter Papiewski
Artistic Director/Conductor

Peter Papiewski is a prize winner of local and national piano competitions both in his native Poland and here in the United States.He received his Bachelor Degree (BM) from the Manhattan School of Music and later a Masters Degree (MA) in Piano Performance from the Feliks Nowowiejski Academy of Music in Poland (Joseph Hofmann – Composer and Pianist) Masters Thesis. Later on he went on studying music education at the Brooklyn College and receiving his advanced certificate in Music Education.

He was awarded First Prize at the 1997 Chopin Foundation Competition for his individual interpretation of Chopin’s solo piano repertory at the Manhattan School of Music – Jan Gorbaty presiding. In his native Poland, Peter has been featured in radio and television in broadcasts, recorded works of Brahms and Scarlatti for the National Polish Archives and gave live performances.Peter was a guest soloist with the Lublin Philharmonic Orchestra under Antoine Mitchell in the Liszt Concerto, No. 1 in E flat. A highlight of the 2002 season was a solo piano recital in the prestigious National Polish Piano Festival Concert Series showcasing the musical talent of Poland’s youth. He played his first performance of the Mozart Concerto No. 22 in E flat (K.482) with the West Islip Symphony under the baton of Antonina Nigrelli and recently with the Baffa Symphony Orchestra in the Mozart Concerto No. 23 (K.488) under the baton of Howard Cinnamon. Most recently, he continues to publish music for the use in Radio, TV and Movies. He continues his collaboration with film directors, scoring for the motion pictures. For years Peter was serving as a piano faculty member at The French American Music Conservatory in New York. Now he continues to teach privately at his studio in Westbury, Long Island and devoting his time solely to composition and development of educational programs through Long Island Piano Music Programs.

Peter is a participant in the Clarisse B. Kampel Foundation Career Consultation and Repertory Management Program and a member of the National Piano Guild, NYSSMA Music Festival and Suzuki Association. He has studied piano with a legendary pianist Constance Keene. Other notable teachers include, in chronological order; Czeslaw Pieniak, Wieslawa Grudzien, Marta Szerminska-Mazur, Janina Butor, Wlodzimierz Obidowicz and Carl Battaglia.

Degrees and Studies in Piano Performance and Piano Pedagogy

SZELIGOWSKI MUSIC SCHOOL, Lublin, Poland Diploma with Honors

MANHATTAN SCHOOL OF MUSIC, New York, NY BM Bachelor of Music and Piano Performance  

LIPINSKI ACADEMY OF MUSIC, Wroclaw, Poland Studied from 1993-1997

NOWOWIEJSKI ACADEMY OF MUSIC, Bydgoszcz, Poland MA – Masters in Piano Performance

BROOKLYN COLLEGE, New York, NY Advanced Certificate in Music Education




Dr. Chou Chi Chou
Eileen Dimarzo
Marjorie F. Goodstone
Nisha Joshi
Peter Papiewski
John C. Tsunis
Patrick Dimarzo
Mr. Wang

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone

and Office of Minority Affairs

Cordially invites you to the

3rd Annual Asian American Advisory Board

Youth Orchestra Winter Concert at the Plaza

At the Plaza, 
H. Lee Dennison Building
100 Veterans Memorial Highway
Hauppauge, NY 11788

Friday, December 4, 2015
7:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Admission is Free.

For more information, please contact Office of Minority
Affairs at (631) 853-4738