Quintet of the Americas Comes to Far Rockaway

TIME: Sunday, May 29th, 2 - 3 PM
LOCATION: RISE Center, 58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd (B59th St)

Join Rockaway Waterfront Alliance and the Quintet of the Americas for a special Memorial Day weekend concert. The performance will include music by Leonard Bernstein and Aaron Copland, marches by John Philip Sousa, Armed Forces Salutes, Broadway, Yankee Doodle, and Jim Cohn's new Rockaway Suite.

As part of the concert, the Quintet of the Americas will perform, for the first time, "Rockaway Baby," a brand new piece by composer Lev Zhurbin. This special piece is inspired by the life stories shared by Rockaway seniors earlier in the year.

This concert is part of an extended residency by Quintet of the Americas funded by Chamber Music America.

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