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The Quintet of the Americas will present A Celebration of Queens Composers on Sunday, June 16 – 2:00 PM at Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main Street in Flushing, New York. The concert is presented in collaboration with the Latin American Cultural Center of Queens.

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 (originally from 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 John Williams (born in Flushing).

The June 16 concert is free with Botanical Garden admission. 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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