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Upcoming concerts
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Wednesday, May 8th, 2019 at 7:00pm

Annual Manhattan Concert

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Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue

National Opera Center in Manhattan

including music by
George Gershwin, Arturo Márquez, Valerie Coleman, Xinyan Li, James Cohn, Ricardo Romaneiro,

PLUS Fireflies by Owl City

James Cohn Arturo Márquez Ricardo Romaneiro Valerie Coleman
James Cohn Arturo Márquez Ricardo Romaneiro Valerie Coleman Xinyan Li

We will be performing wonderful music with plenty of variety - something for everyone - including Gershwin and Blues, folk, minimalism, Latin and Middle eastern influences and pop!

The Manhattan premiere of Sourwood Mountain Variations by James Cohn

Meet Composers Xinyan Li, Ricardo Romaneiro, and James Cohn!

Program:

George Gershwin: Three Preludes
Ricardo Romaneiro: Ventos
Arturo Marquez: Danza de mediodia
Gunther Schuller: "Blues" from Suite
Xinyan Li: Mo Suo's Burial Ceremony
James Cohn: Sourwood Mountain Variations
Owl City : Fireflies (arr. bassoonify)
Valerie Coleman: Tzigane

Reception with the musicians to follow the concert

This concert will be live-streamed - Click here to see it

at Marc A. Scorca Hall of the National Opera Center, 330 Seventh Ave., Manhattan

Tickets for the May 8 event are $20/ $10 students and seniors, available at
https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4188925

For more information call (718) 230-5189

Travel directions: Subway #1 train to 28th Street.
OR
A, C, E, 2, 3 Trains to 34th Street
Location is on west side of Seventh Avenue between 28th and 29th Streets

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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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Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 11AM & 1:30PM
Something Old, Something New,
Something Borrowed, Something Blue

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FREE and Open to the Public!

Tuesday, April 23 at 11:00AM at Riverway Innovative Senior Center, 230 Riverdale Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11212

Tuesday, April 23 at 1:30PM at Elm-Cor Senior Center, 989-19 Astoria Boulevard, East Elmhurst, NY

with guest artists

Renée Manning, vocalist
Earl McIntyre, bass trombone and tuba
Carlos Maldonado, percussion

Renée Manning, vocalist
Earl McIntyre, bass trombone and tubaCarlos Maldonado, percussion

James Cohn Arturo Márquez Ricardo Romaneiro Valerie Coleman
James Cohn Arturo Márquez Ricardo Romaneiro Valerie Coleman

PROGRAM

Three Preludes by George Gershwin (1898-1937) (arr. William Hoyt)

Danza de mediodia by Arturo Márquez

Sourwood Mountain Variations by James Cohn

Ventos by Ricardo Romaneiro

"Blues" from Suite by Gunther Schuller

Jazz Tunes by Renee Manning

Tzigane by Valerie Coleman

Fireflies by Owl City

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.

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Friday, April 12th, 2019, 11AM, 1:15PM & 2:40PM
Something Old, Something New,
Something Borrowed, Something Blue

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3 PERFORMANCES – FREE ADMISSION

Quintet of the Americas

Karla Moe, flute; Matt Sullivan, oboe; Benjamin Baron, clarinet; Barbara Oldham, horn; Sasha Gee Enegren, bassoon

11:00AM at Seaside Senior Center, 320 Beach 94th Street, Rockaway Beach, NY

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1:15PM at Howard Beach Senior Center, 155-55 Cross Bay Boulevard, Howard Beach, NY

And

2:40PM at Beacon Rehabilitation Center, 140 Beach 113th St., Rockaway Park, NY

Meet composer James Cohn.

James Cohn

Sourwood Mountain Variations by James Cohn

Ventos by Ricardo Romaneiro

Three Preludes by George Gershwin (1898-1937) (arr. William Hoyt)

"Blues" from Suite by Gunther Schuller

Danza de mediodia by Arturo Marquez

Tzigane by Valerie Coleman

Fireflies by Owl City (arr. bassoonify)

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.

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Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 3PM
Something Old, Something New,
Something Borrowed, Something Blue

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Free concert with garden entrance at
Queens Botanical Garden

Garden entrance: Adults $6/Seniors (age 62+), Students $4, Children (ages 4 to 12) – $2, Children (age 3 and under) – FREE, Members – FREE

including music by
George Gershwin, Xinyan Li, Arturo Márquez, James Cohn, Ricardo Romaneiro, Valerie Coleman

PLUS Fireflies by Owl City

at Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main Street, Flushing, NY 11355

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.

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Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at 12:30PM
Something Old, Something New,
Something Borrowed, Something Blue

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FREE and Open to the Public!

A Lunch-time concert at York College in Jamaica, Queens

Faculty Dining Room, York College CUNY, 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd., Jamaica, NY 11451

with guest artists

Renée Manning, vocalist
Earl McIntyre, bass trombone and tuba
Carlos Maldonado, percussion

Renée Manning, vocalist
Earl McIntyre, bass trombone and tubaCarlos Maldonado, percussion

James Cohn Arturo Márquez Ricardo Romaneiro Valerie Coleman
James Cohn Arturo Márquez Ricardo Romaneiro Valerie Coleman

PROGRAM

Three Preludes by George Gershwin (1898-1937) (arr. William Hoyt)

Danza de mediodia by Arturo Márquez

Sourwood Mountain Variations by James Cohn

Ventos by Ricardo Romaneiro

"Blues" from Suite by Gunther Schuller

Jazz Tunes by Renee Manning

Tzigane by Valerie Coleman

Fireflies by Owl City

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.

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Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 2:00PM
Something Old, Something New,
Something Borrowed, Something Blue

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A FREE concert at Langston Hughes Library and Cultural Center

100-01 Northern Boulevard, Corona, Queens, NY

James Cohn Arturo Márquez Ricardo Romaneiro Valerie Coleman
James Cohn Arturo Márquez Ricardo Romaneiro Valerie Coleman

PROGRAM

Three Preludes by George Gershwin (1898-1937) (arr. William Hoyt)

Danza de mediodia by Arturo Márquez

Sourwood Mountain Variations by James Cohn

Ventos by Ricardo Romaneiro

"Blues" from Suite by Gunther Schuller

Tzigane by Valerie Coleman

Fireflies by Owl City (arr. bassoonify)

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.

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Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
Something Old, Something New,
Something Borrowed, Something Blue

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TWO PERFORMANCES – FREE ADMISSION

Quintet of the Americas

Karla Moe, flute; Matt Sullivan, oboe; Benjamin Baron, clarinet; Barbara Oldham, horn; Sasha Gee Enegren, bassoon

11:00AM at Salvation Army Queens Temple, 86-07 35th Avenue, Jackson Heights, Queens, NY

And

1:30PM at Sunnyside Community Services, Center for active Older Adults, 43-31 39th Street, Sunnyside, Queens, NY

Meet composer James Cohn.

James Cohn

Sourwood Mountain Variations by James Cohn

Ventos by Ricardo Romaneiro

Three Preludes by George Gershwin (1898-1937) (arr. William Hoyt)

"Blues" from Suite by Gunther Schuller

Danza de mediodia by Arturo Marquez

Tzigane by Valerie Coleman

Fireflies by Owl City (arr. bassoonify)

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.

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presents

Quintet of the Americas

Karla Moe, flute; Matt Sullivan, oboe; Benjamin Baron, clarinet; Barbara Oldham, horn; Sasha Gee Enegren, bassoon

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

Meet composers Xinyan Li and James Cohn.

Xinyan LiJames Cohn

Featuring the premiere of Sourwood Mountain Variations by James Cohn

Ventos by Ricardo Romaneiro

Three Preludes by George Gershwin (1898-1937) (arr. William Hoyt)

"Blues" from Suite by Gunther Schuller

Mo Suo's Burial Ceremony by Xinyan Li

Danza de mediodia by Arturo Marquez

Tzigane by Valerie Coleman

Fireflies by Owl City (arr. bassoonify)

The Composers Now Festival celebrates living composers, the diversity of their voices, and the significance of their musical contributions to our society. During the month of February, the Festival brings together myriad performances ranging in genre from jazz to indie, classical to post-classical, experimental to folk, and beyond. Composers will be in attendance at all events. Composers Now is a project partner of The Fund for the City of New York.

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.

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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