Quintet Of The Americas CELEBRATING WOMEN COMPOSERS Concert At Queens Botanical Garden

Featuring works by Peri Mauer, Julia Wolfe, Gabriela Ortiz, Jenni Brandon and Shanyse Strickland.

By: May. 08, 2024
Quintet Of The Americas CELEBRATING WOMEN COMPOSERS Concert At Queens Botanical Garden
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Quintet of the Americas, Queens' renowned woodwind quintet, will present a Celebrating Women Composers concert on Sunday, May 12 at 3:00 PM at Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main Street in Flushing, Queens, NY.

This program will feature Peri Mauer's Caprice, Julia Wolfe's On Seven-Star-Shoes, Gabriela Ortiz' Puzzle-Tocas, Jenni Brandon's Five Frogs and Shanyse Strickland's Ala Arusha - Mother Earth.

Performers will be Kim Bonacorsa, flute; guest artist Rita Mitsel, oboe; David Valbuena, clarinet: Barbara Oldham, horn and Alexander Davis, bassoon.

The May 12 event is free with Botanical Garden admission (Adults $6, Seniors (age 62+) $4, Students $4, Children (ages 4 to 12) $2, Children (age 3 and under - FREE). This event is first-come, first-served with limited seating. Botanical Garden members are free. For more information about the garden and admission, call 718-886-3800 or visit https://queensbotanical.org.

All Quintet of the Americas presentations are ADA accessible. For MTA transportation information, visit http://tripplanner.mta.info/MyTrip/ui_web/customplanner/TripPlanner.aspx.

Founded in Bogota, Colombia in 1976, Quintet of the Americas has specialized in bringing music from the Western hemisphere to audiences in the United States since its arrival in New York in 1979. The group has enjoyed an international career that has taken them to concert halls throughout the Americas and Eastern Europe, including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Symphony Space, and the Library of Congress. Visit their website at http://www.quintet.org and become their friend at http://www.facebook.com/groups/325982319921/.

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