So Percussion is excited to have received a 2015 CMA Classical Commissioning grant to commission Paul Lansky! The piece will be written for mostly unpitched percussion, having been inspired by Paul's electronic masterpiece "Table's Clear", which featured sounds he recorded at his kitchen table with his children.
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.