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Quintet of the Americas

Ensemble Members
Karla Moe, flute, piccolo, alto flute
Matt Sullivan, oboe, English horn
Nicholas Gallas, clarinet, bass clarinet
Barbara Oldham, horn
Gina Cuffari, bassoon
Barbara Oldham

116 St. Marks Ave.
Brooklyn, NY, 11217
(718) 230-5189

Additional Info
Year Founded
New Music, World Music
Ensemble in
Steinhardt School at New York University

Currently in residence in the Department of Music and Performing Arts in the Steinhardt School at New York University. CMA/ASCAP Adventurous Programming Award recipient, with programs including electronic music, Sephardic music, Native American music,jazz-influenced, women composers, African Diaspora, traditional, folk, and new music from Brazil, Mexico, Venezuela, Argentina, Colombia, etc. Collaborations with orchestras, pianists, singers, and other ensembles. Extensive outreach and residencies. International and national tours. Commissioning and recording. Eight CDs: Karel Husa; Villa-Lobos; contemporary music; Colombian dances; Brazilian and familiar American works. Multiple recipients of CMA Residency Partnership Program Grants.



Quintet of the Americas will present A Celebration of Queens Composers on March 23  at the Flushing Branch of Queens Library, featuring woodwind quintets by Beata Moon,  James Cohn, Dylan Glatthorn, Christopher Caliendo and the premiere of a new work based on Tibetan influence by Xinyan Li.


Quintet of the Americas will present Musical Color in the Garden, a concert at Queens Botanical Garden. Music includes works by Marcus Redden, John Steinmetz, Edward MacDowell, Luis Calvo, Duke Ellington, Matt Sullivan and a new work by Xinyan Li.


Quintet of the Americas will present The Melting Pot, a concert at Queens Botanical Garden including a new work by Daniel Ott, and music by Stuart Balcomb, Valerie Coleman, Xinyan Li, Carl MaultsBy, Lev Zhurbin, Louis Ballard and Carlos Franzetti.