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Premiere of Suite for Violin and Guitar by James Cohn
Contact: Jeffrey James Arts Consulting
516-586-3433 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Premiere of Suite for Violin and Guitar by James Cohn will be given by violinist Romulo Benavides and guitarist David Galvez on Sunday, June 24 – 2:30 PM as part of their concert at El Paraiso Tropical 102-11 42nd Avenue in Corona, New York. The program is presented under the auspices of the Latin American Cultural Center of Queens.
The concert will include classical and popular music of renowned composers from Europe and the Americas, including Queens-based James Cohn.
The June 24 program is free and open to the public. To RSVP please call 718-261-7664 or email email@example.com.
New York-based James Cohn has written solo, chamber, choral and orchestral works. He was awarded an A.I.D.E.M. prize for his Symphony No. 4 (premiered in Florence at the Maggio Musicale). Paul Paray and the Detroit Symphony introduced the composer's Symphony No. 3 and Variations on "The Wayfaring Stranger", and his opera The Fall of the City received its premiere in Athens, Ohio after winning the Ohio University Opera Award.
He has had many performances of his choral and chamber music, and world-wide use of his music commissioned for television and cinema. Commissions for other works have come from The McKim Fund in the Library of Congress (for the Concerto da camera for violin, piano and wind quintet), Pennsylvania's "Music At Gretna" festival (for the Mount Gretna Suite, for chamber orchestra), Jon Manasse (for the Concerto No. 1 for clarinet and strings), Mirian Conti (for the Concerto for Piano and Orchestra) and Jeffrey Silberschlag (for the Concerto for Trumpet and Strings) and Claribel (the Belgian 30- piece clarinet ensemble for the 3-movement suite Caprice). His music has been recorded for Naxos, XLNT and MSR Classics. The latest CD is A Grecian Festival on MSR Classics - http://www. msrcd.com/catalog/cd/MS1285. Visit him at http://ww w.jamesarts.com/CohnBio0202.htm.
For more about James Cohn, contact Jeffrey James Arts Consulting at 516-586-3433 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
This program is supported by public funds provided by NYC Council Member, Hon. Daniel Dromm, thru the NYC Department of Youth and Community Development. The programs of the LACCQ are supported with public funds provided by the Office of Queens Borough President Hon. Helen M. Marshall, NY Congressman Hon. Joseph Crowley, NYS Assembly Member Hon. Michael G. DenDekker, the Queens Delegation to the NYS Assembly, NYC Council Members Hon. Daniel Dromm and Hon. Jimmy Van Bramer through the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs. Additional supporters include the NYC Department of Parks and Recreation, its Capital Projects Division Partnership for Parks, the Queens Commissioner of Parks Hon. Dorothy Lewandowski, the New York Hall of Science, Queens Museum of Art, Queens Botanical Garden, QPTV and its Executive Director, Mr. Daniel J. Leone, NYFA, the Latino Lawyers Association of Queens and the parents and children from the Visual Arts and Sunday to Remember programs.
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