2016 Queens New Music Festival Line Up

The fifth annual Queens New Music Festival will take place from May 19‐22, 2016; the kick-off concert on May 19th will be held at the Church-in-the-Gardens (50 Ascan Ave, Forest Hills, Queens) and the remaining festival performances will be held at The Secret Theatre Main Stage (44‐02 23rd Street, Long Island City, Queens). The 
mission 
of 
the
 festival 
is 
to
 promote 
new
 music 
in
 Queens 
by
 focusing
 on
 the
 wealth 
of 
composers, musicians,
and
 ensembles
 living 
and working 
in
 Queens,
 as
 well
 as 
highlighting
 artists
 from 
other
 parts
 of
 New
 York 
City and
 the 
country.

Thursday, May 19, 2016, 8:00pm*

Musica Reginae: Makoto Nakura, marimba

Friday, May 20, 2016 @ 8pm

Random Access Music: Sojourns in Song featuring guitarist Nadav Lev and baritone Seth Gilman

Saturday, May 21, 2016

3pm Festival Call Winner
5pm Festival Call Winner
8pm Festival Call Winner

Sunday, May 22, 2016

3pm Festival Call Winner
5pm Festival Call Winner

 

* The kick-off concert will be held at the Church-in-the-Gardens, Forest Hills, Queens. All other concerts will be held at The Secret Theatre in Long Island City, Queens. 

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2016 Call for Proposals

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The 2015 QNMF Tickets on Sale!

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mission 
of 
the
 festival 
is 
to
 promote 
new
 music 
in
 Queens 
by
 focusing
 on
 the
 wealth 
of 
composers, …

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