Quintet of the Americas in Concert at Utahs Brigham Young University on
New York, NY - The Quintet of the Americas will be on tour and will
present a concert on February 10 - 7:30 PM at the Madsen Recital Hall
in the Harris Fine Arts Center on the campus of Brigham Young University
in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Repertoire for this performance will include Bernstein's Overture to
Candide, Samuel Barber's Summer Music, Colombian Dances from the Quintet's
collection of traditional South American dances, Villa Lobos' Quinteto
em Forma de Choros, Gershwin's 'Summertime' from Porgy and Bess, James
Cohn's Mozart Fantasy and his arrangements of Arkansas Reel and Carolina
Shout, as well as music by William Grant Still, Dr. Louis W. Ballard,
the Quintet's own Matt Sullivan, William Mayer, Charlie Parker (arr.
Edmund Cionek) and Louis Moreau Gottschalk.
Tickets for this concert are $12, with student discounts.
For more information about the February 10 concert, visit
http://cfac.byu.edu/index.php?id=3D1175 or contact the Harris
Fine Arts Center at (801) 422-7664.
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
For more information about the Quintet of the Americas, contact Jeffrey
James Arts Consulting at 516-586-3433 or [log in to unmask]
Jeffrey James Arts Consulting