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, baritone Seth Gilman, soprano Risa Renae Harman, and mezzo-soprano Tammy Coil of the RAM Players

Saturday, May 21, 2016

3pm Pianist Sophia Vastek & pianist/composer Michael Harrison
5pm Exceptet
8pm Griffin-Beeferman Duo

Sunday, May 22, 2016

1pm Iktus+
3pm Vox n Plux
5pm [Switch~ Ensemble]

Just added! Sound installation by Hans Tammen: “Methods Of Expansion And Contraction” (2016) throughout the festival at the Secret Theatre.

* 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. 

2017 Call for Proposals: Sixth Annual Queens New Music Festival

The members of Random Access Music collective are pleased to announce a call for proposals from new music ensembles for the 2017 Queens New Music Festival (www.queensnewmusicfestival.org) on May 19-21, 2017. Random Access Music seeks adventurous proposals from new music ensembles or individual artists dedicated to performing new music to participate in the Queens New …

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