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February 22, 2015 1:00PM

The Memory Project II: A Wintry Valentine Concert

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at
El Paraiso, 102-11 43rd Avenue, Corona, Queens, NY

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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
Lev Zhurbin's (Ljova) A Tango for a Wintry Day
ProProkofiev's "Troika" from Lietenant Kije
Richard Rodgers' My Funny Valentine and love songs and dances from Latin America!

This event is presented in cooperation with the Latin American Cultural Center of Queens. Visit them at www.laccq.org.

Admission is free


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March 1, 2015 at 2PM
The Memory Project at Flushing Library

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Flushing Library, 41-17 Main Street, Flushing, NY

This program features works by Harold Gutierrez, including his piano wind sextet plus 2 premieres: Retrospectives for Quintet based on the memories of Latino seniors in Queens, and

Dreamers' March for the Quintet to perform with the Corona Children's Orchestra.

The Quintet is working with the students this month. The Corona Youth Orchestra is based on El Sistema, an orchestra model originally started in Venezuela. Similar programs exist now in the United States, supported by the New England Conservatory. Current NYC-Metro area El Sistema projects include UpBeat in the Bronx, Harmony Program in Manhattan, the WHIN Music Project in Washington Heights and Inwood, and the Youth Orchestra of St. Luke's.

Admission is free

Corona Youth Orchestra.

The Quintet is working with the Corona Youth Orchestra.

This event is presented in cooperation with the Latin American Cultural Center of Queens. Visit them at www.laccq.org.

All Quintet concerts are ADA accessibleADA

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SPRING, 2015
In Pursuit of Freedom

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At
MAY 10 at 3:30PM at St. Marks Church-in-the-Bowery, 131 E. 10th St., NY, NY

And at
Langston Hughes Library, 100-01 Northern Blvd., Corona Queens
St. Philips Episcopal Church, 204 W. 134th Street, NY, NY
Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St., Brooklyn, NY
Featuring Carl MaultsBy's "The Journey" and Kum-Ba-Ya Marcus and other works by
Valerie Coleman, William Grant Still, and Barbara Harbach; and poetry by Maya Angelou and Paul Laurence Dunbar.

All Quintet concerts are ADA accessibleADA

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SPRING, 2015
The Melting Pot concerts

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June 14, 2015 at 2:30 at the Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main Street, Flushing, NY

Queens Botanical Garden

And DATES TBA

the Salvation Army, 86-07 35th Ave, Jackson Heights, Queens
Elm-Cor Senior Center, 98-19 Astoria Blvd, East Elmhurst, Queens
Bayside Senior Center, 221-15 Horace Harding Expy, Bayside Queens

Featuring a new work by Flushing composer Daniel Ott as well as works by Valerie Coleman, Xinyan Li,
Stuart Balcomb, Mohammed Fairouz, Ljova, Gunther Schuller, and Carlos Franzetti

All Quintet concerts are ADA accessibleADA

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APRIL and MAY, 2015
From the Heart

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Community Mediation Services, 89-64 163rd Street, Jamaica, NY
Rockaway Artists Alliance, Ft. Tilden, Far Rockaway, Queens

featuring works by Ljova, Lembit Beecher, Xinyan Li, Neil Rolnick, Matt Sullivan, Roberto Sierra, and
an animated film by Kate Neil.

All Quintet concerts are ADA accessibleADA

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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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