PartheniaParthenia, New York’s premiere viol consort, will be in concert on Friday, November 8, 2013 at 8:00 PM performing World premieres for viol quartets by the composers of Random Access Music at Benzaquen Hall of the DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 W 37th Street in Manhattan. The program, part of the ensemble’s 2013-2014 Prisms concert season, will be repeated on Saturday, November 9 at 8:00 PM at Waltz-Astoria, 23-14 Ditmars Boulevard in Astoria, Queens.

Works to be performed are Jonathan Pieslak’s Bhakti (1), Unburdening, for viol consort and recorded chanting, Gilbert Galindo’s Tierra Magnifica, for viol consort, B. Allen Schulz’s Aspects of a Singularity, for viol consort, David Fetherolf’s Atrytone, for treble and bass viol duo and Frances White’s From a Fairy Tale, for viol consort.

The Random Access Music Composers’ Collective is B. Allen Schulz, Gilbert Galindo, Jonathan Pieslak, David Fetherolf and guest composer Frances White. Visit them at

The concert at Waltz-Astoria is made possible, in part, by the Queens Council on the Arts with public funding from a re-grant through the New York State Council on the Arts.

Tickets for the November 8 concert are $20 and are available at 800-838-3006 or There is a $10 table fee for the November 9 event. More information at 718-956-8742 or

Visit for more information about the 2013-2014 season.

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