We are honored and excited to be recipents of CMA's 2015 Classical Commissiong Grant! Composer Alex Mincek will be writing a substansial new piece for our piano percussion quartet instrumentation to be premiered as part of Miller Theatre's "Composer Portraits" Series on February 25th, 2016. We could not be more thrilled!
Quintet of the Americas will present The Melting Pot, concerts on June 9 at The Salvation Army in Jackson Heights and June 11 at Catholic Charities Bayside Senior Center in Bayside, NY, with music by Daniel Ott, Valerie Coleman, Xinyan Li, Stuart Balcomb, Mohammed Fairouz, Ljova, Gunther Schuller and Carlos Franzetti.
Quintet of the Americas will present Queens, NY concerts on June 11 at the Salvation Army Temple in Jackson Heights, June 12 at Catholic Charities Bayside Senior Center in Bayside and June 14 at Langston Hughes Library & Cultural Center in Corona. These Memory Project concerts feature commissions based on interviews with Queens seniors.