MATT SULLIVAN  -  Oboe,  English Horn

  Director of Double Reed Studies at NYU Steinhardt
Department of Music and Preforming Arts Professionals

"MULTIPLE ONENESS", art and music layered and blended together in intriguing ways."                                                     -  SARASOTA TRIBUTE  (2012)
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"MULTIPLE ONENESS", an intriguing performance art piece by the oboist Matt Sullivan and painter Ken Cro-Ken."            -  THE NEW YORK TIMES  (2011)

" ...the cutting edge." - THE NEW YORKER (1999)

"gorgeously lyrical playing."  - THE NEW YORK TIMES (1994) 

Quintet of the Americas 



NOW PLAYING
"EL PICAFLUR"
FROM QUINTET OF THE AMERICAS ALBUM-
DANCING IN COLUMBIA





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Clarinet - Nicholas Gallas,  Flute - Karla Moe,

Oboist - Matt Sullivan,  Horn - Barbara Oldham



UP COMING EVENTS:

Sunday, January 15, 2012 at 3:00PM

Pleasantville Chamber Music Society, Pleasantville Presbyterian Church, Pleasantville, NY
including Gyorgy Ligeti's Six Bagatelles and Irving Fine's Partita


Saturday, January 28, 2012 at 2:00PM

Langston Hughes Library and Cultural Center,

100-01 Northern Boulevard, Corona, Queens, NY

"Freedom - Expanding Horizons"- a program of music and readings


FREE ADMISSION


Music including a premiere by Carl Maults

based on a text by Kumbaya Marcus, Valerie Coleman's Afro-Cuban Concerto

for Wind Quintet, Barbara Harbach's Freeing the Caged Bird (2006)

with readings by Maya Angelou and Paul Dunbar, Charles B. Griffin's Jimenez Suite (1993)

with readings of the poems by Jimenez and Judah Adashi's Songs and Dances of Macondo

based on Gabriel Garcia Marquez One Hundred Years of Solitude.


Saturday, March 31, 2012 at 2:00PM

Flushing Library, 41-17 Main Street, Flushing, Queens, NY



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RECENT HISTORY


THE HISTORY OF TANGO

November 1st, 8th, 15th, 2011



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MANNAHATTA PROJECT

(MANNAHATTA- ISLAND OF MANY HILLS)

A NATURAL HISTORY OF NEW YORK CITY



 
(Cover Art and Design by "Long Island and Connecticut" by  Ken Cro-Ken)


QUINTET OF THE AMERICAS

* Celebrating their 30th Anniversary.

Music Composition by Christopher Kaufman

Commissioned by QUINTET OF THE AMERICAS


LIVE TIME RELEASED PAINTING BY KEN CRO-KEN
Video by Christopher Kaufman and Ken Cro-Ken


Final Concert of the Season @ LOEWE THEATRE - NYU
(More info. below)

25 West 4th, N.Y., N.Y.
JUNE 25th, 2010


An NYC city-wide project celebrating the universally acclaimed book -
"MANNAHATTA" by Dr. Eric Sanderson



Celebrating the 400th Anniversary of Henry Hudson's exploration

of what became the New York Tri-State Area.


 

ERIC W. SANDERSON is the Associate Director for Landscape Ecology and Geographic Analysis in the Living Landscape Program of the Wildlife Conservation Society at the Bronx Zoo.  He is an expert in the application of geographic principles and techniques to problems in wildlife, landscape, and ecological conservation, and has published numerous articles on the subject.  He lives in New York City.



* Dr. Sanderson, Christopher Kaufman, Ken Cro-Ken

and the members of QUINTET OF THE AMERICAS

will be a part of panel discussions,

to raise awareness of the environmental issues we can resolve.

(* Noted in performance dates below.)


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"MANNAHATTA PROJECT"

PERFORMANCE AND LECTURE SERIES

 

MANNAHATTA 

music / video performance & lecture series


LIVE- TIME RELEASED PERFORMANCE BY KEN CRO-KEN

NYU'S LOEWE THEATRE, JUNE 25TH, 2010




MANNAHATTA PERFORMANCE AND LECTURE SERIES


Sunday, May 16
ROCKAWAY CENTER FOR THE ARTS (R.O.C.A.),

Fort Tilden, Far Rockaway, Queens
 
Sunday, May 23
NOBLE MUSEUM, Snug Harbor, Staten Island 


Wednesday May 26
SALVATION ARMY TEMPLE PERFORMANCE HALL,

86-07 35th Ave, Jackson Heights, Queens

Saturday, June 5 at 2PM   
WATERFRONT MUSEUM, 290 Conover Street,

Pier 44 docked next to Fairway in Red Hook, Brooklyn

* with panel including composers, earthwork painter, Ken Cro-Ken and Dr. Eric Sanderson


Saturday,  June 12
FLUSHING LIBRARY, 4117 Main Street, Flushing, Queens


Thursday, June 17
LANGSTON HUGHES LIBRARY AND CULTURAL CENTER

100-01 Northern Boulevard,Corona, Queens
 
Friday, June 25 at 7:30  pm
LOEWE AUDITORIUM at NYU, 35 W. 4th Street, NY, NY

New works by Mark Dancigers, Robert Deemer and Christopher Kaufman


FINAL PERFORMANCE OF THE SEASON PICTURE BELOW
(LIVE TIME RELEASED PAINTING BY KEN CRO-KEN)


CHRISTOPHER KAUFMAN is a composer, performer, presenter and teacher.  Kaufman has composed for film and concert stage / Sound Design.  Further, Christopher has composed over seventy works for a wide variety of medium including orchestra, wind ensemble, dance, chamber groups, theater and solo works. He is the founder and artistic director of CHIRON Performing Arts through which he has presented the work of hundreds of artists of all disciplines. He has a large private studio of students and has led a wide variety of workshops for students of all ages in public and private schools and universities. He is a writer/reviewer for the New Music Connoisseur. His music has been featured at June in Buffalo, The Charles Ives Music Center, the NorthEastern Composer's Conference, Encore Summer Music, The Internationales Musikinstitut of Darmstadt, Germany and Eastman’s Musica Nova. His Ring of Fire - for orchestra was featured at the American Composers Orchestra readings. He has been a fellow four times at the MacDowell Arts Colony.

Made possible by the Queens Council on the Arts
with support made possible through the JPMorgan Chase Arts

NEW YORK STATE COUNCIL for the ARTS

and Culture Regrants Program.




Credit images:

Markley Boyer / The Mannahatta Project / Wildlife Conservation Society

Cover image for Hudson Valley Quintet, "L.I. and Connecticut", by Ken Cro-Ken,

photographed by Becket Logan.

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