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Upcoming concerts
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Thursday, April 24, 2014, at 1 PM

Community Mediation Services in Jamaica

"Tone and Color"

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The concert program will include

Three Colors by Marcus Redden
The gorgeous Quintet by John Steinmetz (with references to medieval music)
Goldfinch Variations by James Cohn
Lejano azul (Distant Blue) by Luis Calvo

Tangos and more!

A FREE concert at 1 PM

Join us for a pre-concert discussion at 12:30.

Community Mediation Services
89-64 163rd Street, Jamaica, NY

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Wednesday, May 7, 2014, 7 PM
Wind Chamber Music from 1973-2014 by Roberto Sierra

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With guest artists Anna Tonna, mezzo soprano and Jeanne Golan, piano

PROGRAM

György Ligeti Six Bagatelles ( a work by Sierra's composition teacher 1979-1982)
Roberto Sierra Salsa para vientos (prize-winning work at the 1983 Budapest Spring Festival)
Interludio de la Soledad for solo horn (1996)
Sextet para quinteto de vientos (World premiere) (2014)
Doña Rosita la soltera for wind quintet and mezzo (1985) (text by Garcia Lorca)
Estudios for Wind Quintet (New York premiere) (2011-2012)

Americas Society

680 Park Avenue, NY, NY at 68th Street

Admission Fee: FREE for AS Members; $20.00 for non-members.

Nonmember - Special Offer : friends of the Quintet can purchase tickets for $15 online until May 2:
https://online.as-coa.org/as-coa/new-york/culture/mus-2014-quintet-05-07-14-qoa-friends
No additional fees will be charged when purchasing online.

$10 student tickets will be available for purchase at the door with ID.

For more information, call 212-277-8359, ext. 4, or visit
http://www.as-coa.org/events/quintet-americas-music-roberto-sierra

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Saturday, May 10, 2014, at 2 PM

The Quintet of the Americas in collaboration with
Rockaway Artists Alliance (RAA) presents

"Tone and Color"

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The concert program will include

Three Colors by Marcus Redden
The gorgeous Quintet by John Steinmetz (with references to medieval music)
Goldfinch Variations by James Cohn
Lejano azul (Distant Blue) by Luis Calvo

The Quintet will perform "Tone and Color" followed by a discussion about color in art and music with visual artists whose work is in RAA's "Black & White All Over" and "Chroma" exhibitions.


Come spend a fabulous afternoon enjoying the exhibitions and concert and joining in the discussion.

Art Exhibitions
"Black & White All Over" Explore this multi-media exhibition of the dynamic expanses of the world of black and white, absence of color.
"Chroma" Explore this exhibit of art which expresses purity of a color or its freedom from white or gray and the intensity of hue.

A FREE concert

Rockaway Artists Alliance, sTudio 7 gallery,
Fort Tilden, Gateway National Recreation Area, Rockaway Point, Queens

Gallery Hours: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Concert starts at 2:00 pm followed by discussion with the musicians, artists, and audience

DIRECTIONS: RAA , FORT TILDEN, QUEENS, NY

By Car
From Belt Parkway, Exit 11S, go straight across Marine Parkway Bridge, stay right, follow sign to Breezy Point off bridge. Make left into park at first traffic light.

From Woodhaven Blvd. to Crossbay Blvd. Go over Crossbay Bridge, go west on Beach Channel Drive. Follow sign to Breezy Point (bear right). Make left into park after first traffic light (Just past the entrance to the Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge).

By Public Transportation
From the Flatbush Ave/Brooklyn College subway stop (2 and 5 subway lines) take the
Q35 to Fort Tilden. From Beach 116th Street, take the Q35 or Q22 to Fort Tilden.

For more information call (718) 474-0861 and visit http://www.rockawayartistsalliance.org/

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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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Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 1:30PM
A Celebration of Tango

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Tango specialist, conductor and pianist, Pablo Zinger,
will introduce the concert with demonstration s of various types of tango.

The program will feature music by Ástor Piazzolla and Paquito D'Rivera
The famous tango "La cumparsita" by Matos Rodriguez
Three Red Tangos by Luis Pasquet
with Pablo Zinger, piano and Pedro Giraudo, bass
Also music by Ernesto Nazareth, Mariano Mores, Sebastián Piana, Osmar Maderna

Flushing Library

for more information call (718) 661-1200 (718) 661-1200

http://www.queenslibrary.org

41-17 Main St, Flushing, Queens, NY

Admission is FREE.

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Thursday, Novembre 21, 2013 at 7 PM
History of Tango

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History of Tango

Binelli - Ferman Duo

Pre performance talk and reception to follow

The 8th Annual Latin American Cultural Week (LACW) in New York City is part of an on-going collaboration with PAMAR (Pan American Musical Art Research, Inc.) that will take place 14–25 November 2013, and features all artists who present works in music, dance, film, theater, literature, visual and performing arts from or influenced by the diverse cultures of Latin America.

For more information, visit www.lacw.net, www.nomaanyc.org, www.binelli-ferman.com

Location: Our Saviou's Atonement Lutheran Church, 178 Bennett Avenue, New York, NY 10040

Suggested Donation $10

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Friday, June 14, 2013 at 4:30PM
Langston Hughes Library and Cultural Center

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MEMORY PROJECT

 
Video of the Memory Project

The program featured the premieres of three multi-media works inspired by interviews with seniors in Jackson Heights, Corona and Bayside, Queens

Carl MaultsBy's Abuelas, Nanas and Grandmamas Unsung

Lembit Beecher's Music for Bayside

Lev "Ljova" Zhurbin's Dancing Lullaby

featuring a performance by local students
performing hand made instruments with the Quintet!

Also works by Louis Armstrong, John Williams and Colombian dances

Location: 100-01 Northern Boulevard, Corona, Queens, NY

Admission is free

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Sunday, June 16, 2013 at 2:00 PM - Celebrate Father's Day!
Queens Botanical Garden

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The Quintet returned to the Queens Botanical Garden
for another chance to Celebrate Composers from Queens!

Presented in collaboration with the Latin American Cultural Center of Queens

Free Concert included with Garden admission.

The program will include

The Stuff of Comets commissioned by Quintet of the Americas by Dylan Glatthorn (Astoria)

Wind Quintet (2004) by Beata Moon (Forest Hills)

Quintet No. 2 for Winds by James Cohn (Douglaston)

Sincerita by Christopher Caliendo (grew up in Jackson Heights)

Music from the "Harry Potter" film by John Williams (born in Flushing)

And a Salute to our Historical Composers with
music by Louis Armstrong, Scott Joplin, Soong Fu-Yuan, and Morton Gould

43-50 Main Street, Flushing, NY 11355
For directions to the garden go to http://www.queensbotanical.org/

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Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at 11:00 AM
Salvation Army Queens Temple

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MEMORY PROJECT

The program featured the premieres of three multi-media works inspired by interviews with seniors in Jackson Heights, Corona and Bayside, Queens

Carl MaultsBy's Abuelas, Nanas and Grandmamas Unsung

Lembit Beecher's Music for Bayside

Lev "Ljova" Zhurbin's Dancing Lullaby

Also works by Louis Armstrong, John Williams and Colombian dances

86-07 35th Avenue, Jackson Heights

Admission is free

All Quintet concerts are ADA accessibleADA

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Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at 12:15PM
Catholic Charities Bayside Senior Center

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MEMORY PROJECT

The program featured the premieres of three multi-media works inspired by interviews with seniors in Jackson Heights, Corona and Bayside, Queens

Carl MaultsBy's Abuelas, Nanas and Grandmamas Unsung

Lembit Beecher's Music for Bayside

Lev "Ljova" Zhurbin's Dancing Lullaby

Also works by Louis Armstrong, John Williams and Colombian dances

221-15 Horace Harding Blvd, Bayside (just off the L.I.E. at Springfield Blvd. exit - north)

Admission is free

All Quintet concerts are ADA accessibleADA

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Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 1:00PM
Center for Mediation Services

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Celebration of Queens Composers

The program included

The Stuff of Comets commissioned by Quintet of the Americas by Dylan Glatthorn (Astoria)

Wind Quintet (2004) by Beata Moon (Forest Hills)

Quintet No. 2 for Winds by James Cohn (Douglaston)

Sincerita by Christopher Caliendo (grew up in Jackson Heights)

Music from the "Harry Potter" film by John Williams (born in Flushing)

And a Salute to our Historical Composers with
music by Louis Armstrong, Scott Joplin, Soong Fu-Yuan, and Morton Gould

Located at the Center for Mediation Services, 89-64 163rd Street in Jamaica

Admission is free

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Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 7:30 PM

at The Players Theatre Main Stage

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Women's Work Presents Quintet of the Americas

The program will include

Julia Wolfe's On Seven-Star Shoes

Beata Moon's Wind Quintet (2004)

Kate Neal's cartoon Paper, Scissors, Dog

Barbara Harbach's Freeing the Caged Bird

And More TBA

115 Macdougal Street, New York, NY 10012
Between West 3rd and Bleecker streets

Tickets $20/ $10 for students and seniors

Tickets available at the door or
purchase in advance at https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe/9756426

(This location not handicapped accessible.)

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Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 at 8PM

Loewe Auditorium, NYU

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The Quintet performs Julia Wolfe's On Seven-Star Shoes

NYU

Julia Wolfe is well-known for her work as co-founder of New York's Bang On A Can Festival. She is on the faculty of New York University.

35 W. 4th Street, NYC

Admission is free

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Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 11:00 AM
Salvation Army Queens Temple

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Bird

CRYSTAL WINTER

With projected images of crystals, snowflakes, winter scenes, and Van Gogh's painting "Starry Night"

The program will feature the opportunity for the audience to join the Quintet playing bells, water glasses, keys

Adam Schoenberg's Winter Music
Sammy Cahn's Let it Snow
Quintet of the Americas' improvisation Starry Night

Edgar Cólon-Hernández's Procesión jíbara

ProProkofiev's "Troika" from Lietenant Kije
David Dzubay's "Water Run" from Kukulkan III

Silver Bells and more!

86-07 35th Avenue, Jackson Heights

Admission is free

All Quintet concerts are ADA accessibleADA

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Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 1:30PM
Elm-Cor Senior Center

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Bird

CRYSTAL WINTER

With projected images of crystals, snowflakes, winter scenes, and Van Gogh's painting "Starry Night"

The program will feature the opportunity for the audience to join the Quintet playing bells, water glasses, keys

Adam Schoenberg's Winter Music
Sammy Cahn's Let it Snow
Quintet of the Americas' improvisation Starry Night

Edgar Cólon-Hernández's Procesión jíbara

ProProkofiev's "Troika" from Lietenant Kije
David Dzubay's "Water Run" from Kukulkan III

Silver Bells and more!

98-19 Astoria Blvd., East Elmhurst

Admission is free

All Quintet concerts are ADA accessibleADA

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013 at 12:15PM
Catholic Charities Bayside Senior Center

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Bird

CRYSTAL WINTER

With projected images of crystals, snowflakes, winter scenes, and Van Gogh's painting "Starry Night"

The program will feature the opportunity for the audience to join the Quintet playing bells, water glasses, keys

Adam Schoenberg's Winter Music
Sammy Cahn's Let it Snow
Quintet of the Americas' improvisation Starry Night

Edgar Cólon-Hernández's Procesión jíbara

ProProkofiev's "Troika" from Lietenant Kije
David Dzubay's "Water Run" from Kukulkan III

Silver Bells and more!

221-15 Horace Harding Blvd, Bayside (just off the L.I.E. at Springfield Blvd. exit - north)

Admission is free

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See 2013 for past concerts!

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