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Upcoming concerts
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Friday, December 15, 2017. Cocktails at 7pm, Music at 8pm
Quintet of the Americas' Fall Benefit Party and Concert at 599 West

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The spectacular showroom of Ed Gilmore's Sound Advice
Address: 599 11th Avenue at 45th Street, south-west corner, in Manhattan

Honoring David Amram

past NY Philharmonic composer in-residence
jazz artist and French hornist

We are honored to be joined by Renée Manning, vocalist
Earl McIntyre, bass trombone and tuba
Carlos Maldonado, percussion

Bruce Odland's World Winds for Quintet responding to the Earth's air currents in real time.

Hear Kevin James' Rockaway Beach - Winter 2017 in surround sound in the theater

Play with the website of the Earth's Air currents

Music will include works by George Gershwin, Ella Fitzgerald, Charlie Parker and Duke Ellington

Tickets $100/person

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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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Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at 7:00PM
Winds of Change

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Come in person or watch the live-stream starting at 7:00PM EDT at Youtube.com/NatOperaCenterLive

Concerts related to the environment and global warming
with premieres by Bruce Odland and Kevin James

At the National Opera Center
330 Seventh Avenue, Manhattan, NY

Gina Cuffari working with composer Bruce Odland

Program
Bruce Odland: World Winds *
Kevin James: Rockaway Beach Winter 2017 *

Eric Ewazen: Roaring Fork Quintet
David Dzubay: Water Run
Daniel Ott: Variable Winds
Zquinha de Abreu: Tico-tico no Fubá
PREMIERES *

All Quintet concerts are ADA accessibleADA

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Dates in June, 2017 in Queens PLUS June 14 in Manhattan (see June 14)
Winds of Change

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Concerts related to the environment and global warming
with premieres by Bruce Odland and Kevin James

Tuesday, June 13 at 7:00PM
at West End Temple, 147-02 Newport Ave., Neponsit, Queens

Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 2:00PM
at Queens Botanical Garden, 42-50 Main Street, Flushing, Queens

Program
Bruce Odland: World Winds *
Kevin James: Rockaway Beach Winter 2017 *

Scott Joplin: Cascades
David Dzubay: Water Run
Eric Ewazen: Roaring Fork Quintet
Jose Barros: El Picaflor
William Grant Still: Rising Tide
Scott Joplin: A Breeze from Alabama
James Cohn: Strutting Butterflies
Duke Ellington: Azalea
Zquinha de Abreu: Tico-tico no Fubá
PREMIERES *

All Quintet concerts are ADA accessibleADA

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Friday, June 16, 2017, 2:00 p.m.
Celebrating Black History Month - The 100th Anniversary of Ella Fitzgerald

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at Elm-Cor Senior Center, 98-19 Astoria, Blvd., East Elmhurst, Queens, NY

with Renee Manning, vocals; Earl McIntyre, trombone and tuba; Carlos Maldonado, percussion

Program

Music by George Gershwin, Ella Fitzgerald, Earl McIntyre, Renee Manning, Paquito D'Rivera, Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker and more!

This program is 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. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council. Additional funding comes from The Jarvis and Constance Doctorow Family Foundation and generous individuals. Special thanks to the Hon. Melinda Katz, Borough President of Queens, and the Queens Delegation to the New York City Council. Special thanks to Daniel Gabbin-Burtin.

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Saturday, June 10, 2017 at 7:30PM
Quintet on Tour in Troy, NY

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Friends of Chamber Music
at
Kiggins Hall, Emma Willard School, Troy, NY

Program:
Leonard Bernstein: Overture to Candides
Samuel Barber: Summer Music
Daniel Ott: Variable Winds
George Gershwin: Three Preludes
David Dzubay: Water Run
Eric Ewazen: Roaring Fork Quintet
Scott Joplin: Cascades
Duke Ellington: Azalea
Charlie Parker: Yardbird Suite
Zequinha de Abreu: Tico-tico no Fubá

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4 dates in June, 2017 in Queens PLUS June 14 in Manhattan (see June 14)
Winds of Change

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Concerts related to the environment and global warming
with premieres by Bruce Odland and Kevin James

Tuesday, June 6 at 11:00 AM
at the Salvation Army, 86-07 35th Ave., Jackson Heights, Queens

Saturday, June 10 at noon
at RISE, (Firehouse 59) 58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd. Rockaway Park, Queens

Tuesday, June 13 at 7:00PM
at West End Temple, 147-02 Newport Ave., Neponsit, Queens

Program
Bruce Odland: World Winds *
Kevin James: Rockaway Beach Winter 2017 *

Scott Joplin: Cascades
David Dzubay: Water Run
Eric Ewazen: Roaring Fork Quintet
Jose Barros: El Picaflor
William Grant Still: Rising Tide
Scott Joplin: A Breeze from Alabama
James Cohn: Strutting Butterflies
Duke Ellington: Azalea
Zquinha de Abreu: Tico-tico no Fubá
PREMIERES *

All Quintet concerts are ADA accessibleADA

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Concerts in March 2017
Celebrating Black History Month - The 100th Anniversary of Ella Fitzgerald

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In QUEENS

Friday March 10th at 2:00 P.M. at ElmCor Senior Center, 98-19 Astoria Blvd., East Elmhurst, Queens, NY - Admission FREE
Saturday March 18th at 3:00 P.M. at Langston Hughes Library and Cultural Center, 100-01 Nortehrn Blvd., Corona, Queens, NY - Admission FREE

with Renee Manning, vocals; Earl McIntyre, trombone and tuba; Carlos Maldonado, percussion

Program

Three Preludes by George Gershwin (arr. W. Hoyt)

The Only Thing You Need Is Me by Renée Manning (arr. E. MyIntyre)

Please Remain on the Positive Side of the Solar Panel by Earl McIntyre

As Is by Renée Manning (arr. E. MyIntyre)

Wow! by Renée Manning (arr. E. MyIntyre)

Yardbird Suite by Charlie Parker (arr. E. Cionek)

Azalea by Duke Ellington

"Dizziness" from Aires Tropicales by Paquito D'Rivera

It Don't Mean a Thing (If it Aint Got That Swing) by Duke Ellington (arr. E. MyIntyre)

Summertime by George Gershwin (arr. E. MyIntyre)

A Tisket A Tasket by Van Alexander/Ella Fitzgerald (arr. E. MyIntyre)

Please Don't Talk To Me (When I'm Gone) by Sam H. Stept & Sidney Clare (arr. E. MyIntyre)

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. These programs are supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council. Additional funding comes from The Jarvis and Constance Doctorow Family Foundation and generous individuals. Special thanks to the Hon. Melinda Katz, Borough President of Queens, and the Queens Delegation to the New York City Council.

All Quintet concerts are ADA accessibleADA

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March 12, 2015 at 3:30PM
Designed by Nature

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a concert celebrating the artist's inspiration in the natural world
in connection with the Exhibition Opening Designed by Nature

at
Rockaway Artists Alliance
sTudio 7 Gallery, Ft. Tilden, Gateway National Recreation Area,
Rockaway Point, Queens, NY 11695

Hear about new works by composers Kevin James and Bruce Odland
Join in the discussion with the artists about the works in the gallery exhibition

Rockaway Artists Alliance, Studio T-7, Ft. Tilden, Far Rockaway, Queens

Program:

Scott Joplin: Cascades
David Dzubay: Water Run
Eric Ewazen: Roaring Fork Quintet
Jose Barros: El Picaflor
James Cohn: Strutting Butterflies
Duke Ellington: Azalea
Zquinha de Abreu: Tico-tico no Fubá

Travel Directions by Car:

From the North, East, and West: Take the Belt Parkway to Exit 11S (Flatbush Avenue). Follow Flatbush Avenue south to the Marine Parkway Bridge toll plaza. Cross the bridge, and go to the right on Rockaway Point Blvd.. Toward Ft. Tilden and Breezy Point. Turn left at Light into Ft. Tilden. At end of the road turn right. Go to the Gallery sTudio 7 building on left. Parking available there.

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February 24, 2017, 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
Celebrating Black History Month - The 100th Anniversary of Ella Fitzgerald

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10:00 A.M. at Beacon Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 140 Beach 113th Street, Rockaway Park, NY

12:30 P.M. at Catholic Charities Bayside Senior Center, 221-15 Horace Harding Boulevard, Bayside, NY

with Renee Manning, vocals; Earl McIntyre, trombone and tuba; Warren Smith, percussion

Music by George Gershwin, Ella Fitzgerald, Earl McIntyre, Renee Manning, Paquito D'Rivera, Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker and more!

This program is 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. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council. Additional funding comes from The Jarvis and Constance Doctorow Family Foundation and generous individuals. Special thanks to the Hon. Melinda Katz, Borough President of Queens, and the Queens Delegation to the New York City Council. Special thanks to Sheila Cassidy.

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Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 1–3 p.m.
Music and Mimosas

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presents

Quintet of the Americas

Quintet

Karla Moe, flute; Matt Sullivan, oboe; Paul Won Jin Cho, clarinet; Barbara Oldham, horn; Gina Cuffari, bassoon

a concert as part of the Composers Now Festival
at
Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum
895 Shore Road, Pelham Bay Park, Bronx, NY

Music celebrating nature plus a Valentine surprise!
and the premiere of Variations on Two American Birds by James Cohn

Program:

Scott Joplin: Cascades
Samuel Barber: Summer Music
Eric Ewazen: Roaring Fork Quintet
Jose Barros: El Picaflor
William Grant Still: Anda Buscando de Rosa en Rosa and A Frog Went A-Courtin'
James Cohn: Strutting Butterflies
Duke Ellington: Azalea
Zquinha de Abreu: Tico-tico no Fubá

This program is 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. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council. Additional funding comes from The Jarvis and Constance Doctorow Family Foundation, and individual donors.

This Program is a Composers Now Concert: The Composers Now Festival empowers living composers, celebrates the diversity of their voices and honors the significance of their musical contributions to our society. During the month of February, the Festival brings together dozens of performances presented by venues, ensembles, orchestras, opera companies, dance companies and many other innovative events throughout New York City. Experience the sounds and get to know the creators behind the music. From jazz to indie, from classical to electronic and beyond, join us on a sonic journey through the landscape of the arts of our time. Composers will be in attendance at all events and will be interacting with audiences. Composers Now is a project partner of The Fund for the City of New York. We gratefully acknowledge the support of the ASCAP Foundation, the Cheswatyr Foundation, the Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation, The Dubose and Dorothy Heyward Memorial Fund and the Newburgh Institute for the Arts and Ideas.

Come at 1PM to enjoy mimosas and light fare
For more information visit http://www.bartowpellmansionmuseum.org/events/calendar.php
For ticket reservations and more information http://www.bartowpellmansionmuseum.org/events/calendar.php

Tickets $40/Museum members $35

BARTOW-PELL MANSION MUSEUM, 895 Shore Road, Pelham Bay Park, BRONX, NY 10464

 

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Bloomberg Philanthropies
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