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Monday November 7th, 2016, 7PM
40th Anniversary concert honoring Jorge Olaya Muñoz

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Location: Salvation Army Temple of Queens, 86-07 35th Avenue, Jackson Heights,

Music will feature dances by Jorge Olaya Muñoz

And include Retrospectives by Harold Gutiérrez

Songs and Dances of Macondo by Judah Adashi

With special guests: The orchestra of P.S. 69 The Jackson Heights School in Dreamers' March by Harold Gutiérrez

Admission Free

Reception to follow

Travel Directions:

BY SUBWAY
Take the "7" Train to 82nd St - Jackson Heights - Roosevelt Ave and walk 2 (long) blocks north to 35th Avenue and 4 blocks east to 86th Street.

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These programs are made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council. Additional funding comes from Bloomberg Philanthropies, The Jarvis and Constance Doctorow Family Foundation, the Meet the Composer's Cary New Music Performance Fund and the Aaron Copland Fund for Music. Special thanks to the Hon. Helen Marshall, Borough President of Queens, and the Queens Delegation to the New York City Council.

For Quintet of the Americas press inquires, contact Jeffrey James Arts Consulting at 516-586-3433 or jamesarts@att.net.


Past concerts
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Sunday, January 31, 2016, 3PM
Pleasantville Chamber Music Society

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Presbyterian Church, 400 Bedford Road, Pleasantville, NY

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Wednesday, February 17, 2016, 12:30PM
Veteran's Day Program - Celebrating America

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Catholic Charities Bayside Senior Center, 221-15 Horace Harding Boulevard, Bayside

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March 2016
Rockaway Concerts

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Tuesday, March 8 - 1:00PM
"Celebration of Queens Composers" concert at Beacon Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 140 Beach 113th Street
Rockaway Park, NY 11694

Tuesday, March 8 - 1:00PM
"Celebration of Queens Composers" concert at West End Temple, 147-02 Newport Ave, Neponsit, NY 11694

Saturday, May 7 - 2PM
Concert Rockaway Artists Alliance at Fort Tilden

Sunday, May 29 - 2:00PM
"Celebration of Nature" concert at Firehouse 59, 58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd., off Beach 59th St., in Far Rockaway
Saturday, May 7 - 2PM "Celebration of Nature" concert Rockaway Artists Alliance at Fort Tilden

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May 2016
Watch for these additional locations in Queens and more!

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Tuesday, May 10 - 11AM
Salvation Army Queens Temple, 86-07 35th Avenue, Jackson Heights

Thursday, May 12 - 2PM
Beacon Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 140 Beach 113th Street
Rockaway Park, NY 11694

Sunday, May 15 - 2:00PM
Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main Street, Flushing, NY

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May 1st, 2016, 4pm
Popup Party!

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May 29, 2016, 2PM
Special Memorial Day FREE concert with premiere by Lev Zhurbin

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Location: RISE (formerly Firehouse 59) 58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd., off Beach 59th St., in Far Rockaway

Music will include the premiere of Lev "Ljova" Zhurbin's new Memory Project piece: Rockaway Baby

Also Sousa marches, music from the Caribbean,

The new "Rockaway Suite" by James Cohn

Travel Directions:

BY SUBWAY
Take the "A" Train /Far Rockaway/JFK to Beach 60th St Station. 1.5 hrs from midtown Manhattan. Get Directions

BY CAR
Take the Flatbush Avenue to Cross Bay Bridge. Follow Rockaway Beach Blvd to Beach 59th St. Get Directions

This concert is part of an extended residency by Quintet of the Americas funded by Chamber Music America. The Residency, organized in partnership with Rockaway Artists Alliance, P.S. 114 Belle Harbor School, Rockaway Waterfront Alliance, West End Temple, and Beacon Rehab and Nursing Center, has been made possible with support from Chamber Music America through its Residency Endowment Fund.

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Sunday, May 29, 2016, 7PM
National Sawdust

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Sxip Shirey's Hour of Charm

Performances of traditional mbira music arranged for Quintet of the Americas and the band Timbila,
featuring UK-based Zimbabwean mbira master Chartwell Dutiro

“Winter Seed” by Rima Fand arranged for Quintet of the Americas

“Hits or Misses” by Mazz Swift, performed by Swift and Marika Hughes

Electronic percussion and digital turntablism with NYC Haitian artist Val Inc.

The multiphonic piece for solo oboe “OH BOY!” performed by Matt Sulivan of the Quintet of the Americas

New pieces by Sxip Shirey “Latency” which features 4 electro-mechanical reverse disc music boxes and “Bullies” with with singer Aaron Roche which features syllabic lyric hocketing.

National Sawdust — 80 North 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11249
Doors open at 6PM — Tickets in Advance $25 — At the Door $30

See http://nationalsawdust.org/event/in-situ-sxip-shireys-hour-of-charm/

National Sawdust (NS), an unparalleled, artist-led, non-profit venue, is a place for exploration and discovery. A place where emerging and established artists can share their music with serious music fans and casual listeners alike.

In a city teeming with venues, NS is founded with an expansive vision: to provide composers and musicians across genres a home in which they can flourish, a setting where they are given unprecedented support and resources essential to create, and then share, their work.

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