QAUnisphereThe Quintet of the Americas will present A Celebration of Queens Composers on Tuesday, April 9 – 1:00 PM at the Center for Mediation Services, 89-64 163rd Street in Jamaica, New York.

The program will feature Wind Quintet by Beata Moon (a resident of Forest Hills), Quintet No. 2 for Winds by James Cohn (who lives in Douglaston), The Stuff of Comets by Dylan Glatthorn (Astoria) and Sincerita by Christopher Caliendo (Jackson Heights).

The concert will also feature music by past Queens residents including jazz by Louis Armstrong (whose house is in Corona), Asian-influenced music of Soong Fu-Yuan, rags by Scott Joplin (who lived his last years in Queens), Pavanne by Morton Gould (who grew up in Richmond Hill) and music from the Harry Potter films by by John Williams (born in Flushing).

The April 9 concert is free and open to the public. For more event information, call 718-230-5189 or visit http://www.quintet.org/concerts.html. This concert is ADA accessible. For MTA transportation information, visit http://tripplanner.mta.info/_start.aspx.

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