Quintet of the Americas In Two New York Metro Area Concerts - April 13
at Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville and April 14 at Salvation Army
Center in Jackson Heights, Queens
New York, NY - The Quintet of the Americas will be performing two New
York metro area concerts on the following dates and at the following
Wednesday, April 13, 2005 at 8 PM - The Quintet will be in concert at
Reisinger Hall at Sarah Lawrence College, 1 Mead Way, Bronxville, New York.
This concert, titled "Winding It," will feature The Quintet of the
Americas performing Jon Deak's Bremen Town Musicians (1985), Robert
Paterson's Wind Quintet (2004), Laura Kaminsky's Cadenza Variations for
Woodwind Quintet (2004) and Elliott Schwartz' RowsGarden (1993).
Tickets for this concert are $10 for regular admission, $8 for senior
citizens (55+) and students from other institutions with a current ID -
free to Sarah Lawrence college community. For more information, contact
Sarah Lawrence College at 914-337-0700 or visit them online at
Thursday, April 14, 2005 at 7:30 PM - The Latin American Cultural Center
Of Queens, Inc., will present the Quintet in a special concert of
American and Colombian music at The Salvation Army Center, 86-07 35th
Avenue in Jackson Heights, Queens.
This concert will again feature The Quintet of the Americas performing
Jon Deak's Bremen Town Musicians (1985), Robert Paterson's Wind Quintet
(2004) and Dr. Carl MaultsBy's Journey for woodwind quintet and African
and Latin percussion (2004). Other works on the program include music
by Colombian composers Jorge Olaya Munoz, Julio Florez and Alberto
Castilla, the last two in arrangements by Edmund Cionek. Special guests
for this concert will be composers Robert Paterson and Dr. Carl MaultsBy,
who will both discuss their music.
This concert is free and open to the public. For more information about
the April 14 concert, contact the Latin American Cultural Center of
Queens, Inc. at 718-261-7664.
The Quintet of the Americas, consisting of flutist Sato Moughalian,
oboist Matt Sullivan, clarinetist Edward Gilmore, hornist Barbara Oldham
and bassoonist Laura Koepke, was formed in Bogota, Colombia in 1976 by
U.S. citizens who were principal wind players in the Colombian National
Orchestra. The group relocated to New York City in 1979 and has since
enjoyed an international career that has taken them to concert halls
throughout the Americas, the Caribbean Asia, including annual performances
at Manhattan's Americas Society since 1982. Two time recipients of
ASCAP-Chamber Music America Awards for Adventuresome Programming, the
Quintet's repertoire represents works from composers with a wide-range
of aesthetic viewpoints. They have recorded for CRI, Newport Classics,
MMC and XLNT. Their latest CDs are Karel Husa: Recollections on New
World and Dancing in Colombia on the MSR label. The Quintet has been a
past recipient of the CMA Commissioning Award in for a commission by
David Chaitkin and a three-year Residency Award for work in Chicago.
They are in residence in The Department of Music and Performing Arts in
The Steinhardt School at New York University. Visit their website at
http://www.quintet.org. For more information about the Quintet of the
Americas, contact Jeffrey James Arts Consulting at 516-797-9166 or
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The April 13 concert is produced, in part, by the American Composers
Forum with funds provided by the Jerome Foundation.
The April 14 concert is produced, in part, with public funds from the
New York State Council on the Arts, a public agency, the New York City
Department of Cultural Affairs, and the New York State Office of Parks
Recreation and Historic Preservation. Additional funds provided by the
Aaron Copland Fund for Music, the JP Morgan Chase / Meet the Composer
Fund for Small Ensembles. and the Music Performance Trust Funds, Local
802, A.F. of M. With special thanks to NYS Senator the Hon. Frank
Padavan, the Hon. Helen Marshall, Borough President of Queens, and the
Queens Delegation to the New York City Council.
Jeffrey James Arts Consulting