Q of the A brings great music to the NYC area;
especially, Queens, New York
with such projects as this:
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.
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 J.P. Morgan Chase Arts