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Sunday, June 17, 2012 at 2:30 PM - Celebrate Father's Day!
Queens Botanical Garden





Presented in collaboration with the Latin American Cultural Center of Queens

With projected images of birds!

Special Guest Artist, Thiago de Mello, organic percussion

The program will feature with recorded bird songs and audience interaction

Judah Adashi's Song of the Birds from Songs and Dances of Macondo
Songs by Gaudencio Thiago de Mello
James Cohn's Goldfinch Variations
Heitor Villa-Lobos' Song of the Dove
Jose Barros' El Picaflor (The Hummingbird)
Amy Rubin's Trois Oiseaux (Three Birds) from Trifocals

Come early for special family events including a bird and nature walk at 11AM, Storyteller at 1PM and making a bird feeder at 2PM!

Free Concert included with Garden admission. ADA accessible.

43-50 Main Street, Flushing, NY 11355

For directions to the garden go to http://www.queensbotanical.org/

All Quintet concerts are ADA accessibleADA


Saturday, May 12, 2012 at 5:00PM
Random Access Music's Queens New Music Festival



Cosmos - Nature and Spirit

Nature, outer-space, the sky, the human spirit and human interaction


Queens composer Dylan Glatthorn's *The Stuff of Comets performed with projections of photos taken from the Hubble telescope

Adam Schoenberg's *Winter Music

The program will include Yao Chen's Sfumato

Queens composer Xinyan Li's Mo Suo's Burial Ceremony

*Espacial by Daniel Binelli for woodwind quintet, bandoneon and piano - world premiere
with projections of art by Queens artist Karen Fitzgerald

Neil Rolnick's *Ambos mundos, a combination of minimalism and Latin rhythms for woodwind quintet and computer

Carl MaultsBy's *Kum-Ba-Ya Marcus based on the life of Marcus Garvey

Sean Friar's Short Winds

Matt Sullivan's MultipleOness for electronically processed oboe and quintet improvisations while cameras are focused on Ken Cro-Ken's real time painting

* Works written for Quintet of the Americas

Little Secret Theatre (Studio 104, 44-02 23rd Street, Long Island City, Queens).
Nearest Transit:
23 St - Ely Av (E, M)
45 Rd - Court House Sq (7, 7X)
Long Island City - Court Sq (G)
for tickets: (718) 433-2733 or contact http://ram-nyc.org/

Read more on http://tunes.broadwayworld.com

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Saturday, March 31, 2012 at 2:00PM
Flushing Library



"The Heavens - the Cosmos"

A program of music that will be accompanied by photos from galaxies and stars taken by the Hubble space telescope
Featuring the world premiere of Winter Music by Adam Schoenberg commissioned by Quintet of the Americas

The program will include Yao Chen's Sfumato

Xinyan Li's Mo Suo's Burial Ceremony

Dylan Glatthorn's The Stuff of Comets commissioned by Quintet of the Americas

An arrangement of "Jupiter" from The Planets by Gustav Holst

And music from Colombia, Mexico and Argentina!

With Guest Queens composers Xinyan Li and Dylan Glatthorn

41-17 Main St, Flushing, Queens, NY

Admission is FREE.

for more information call (718) 661-1200 (718) 661-1200 end_of_the_skype_highlighting http://www.queenslibrary.org

All Quintet concerts are ADA accessibleADA


Saturday, February 4th, 2012 at 4:00PM



Music of Now Marathon in the Leonard Nimoy Thalia

An exhilarating 8-hour marathon of 30 composers curated by Artistic Director Laura Kaminsky, and hosted by celebrated WQXR host Terrance McKnight.

From 4PM to midnight! Quintet on after 8PM

Composer interviews with Terrance McKnight

Neil Rolnick's "Ambos mundos" for quintet and computer
Xinyan Li's "Mo Suo's Burial Ceremony"
"Gnomics", a trio by Richard Wilson, played by members of the Quintet
Yao Chen's "Sfumato"
premiere of Dylan Glatthorn's "The Stuff of Comets"
The Quintet's oboist Matt Sullivan and artist Ken Cro-Ken in Intricate Simplicity


Symphony Space is located at 2537 Broadway at 95th Street, NY, NY

All tickets $15 call 212-864-5400

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Saturday, January 28, 2012 at 2:00PM
Langston Hughes Library and Cultural Center,



"Freedom - Expanding Horizons"- a program of music and readings

Featuring guest composer Carl MaultsBy and Stanley Wayne Mathis, narrator


"Afro" from Afro-Cuban Concerto by Valerie Coleman

"Maya Angelou" from Freeing the Caged Bird by Barbara Harbach

Kum-Ba-Ya Marcus by Carl MaultsBy - world premiere commissioned by Quintet of the Americas

Libertango by Astor Piazzolla

Songs and Dances of Macondo by Judah Adashi

Hambani Kakuhle Kwela by Becky Steltzner

With readings from One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez and the poems Sympathy by Paul Laurence Dunbar and I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

100-01 Northern Boulevard, Corona, Queens, NY
Admission is FREE - All Quintet concerts are ADA accessibleADA


Sunday, January 15, 2012 at 3:00PM
Pleasantville Chamber Music Society



Admission is free

Pleasantville Presbyterian Church, 400 Bedford Road, Pleasantville, NY

Divertimento in Bb by Joseph Haydn including the famous St. Anthony Chorale
Partita by Irving Fine
Danza de Mediodía by Arturo Márquez
Strutting Butterflies by James Cohn
"Blues" from Gunther Schuller's Suite
Apanhei-te cavaquinho by Ernesto Nazareth
Amazing Grace - oboe solo by Matt Sullivan
"The Soul" from Ritmo Indio by Dr. Louis W. Ballard
"Water Run" from Kukulkan III by David Dzubay
Libertango by Ástor Piazzolla


See 2011 for past concerts!

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