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String Quartet Performance at Landis July 4th

Written By Editor on 6/21/21 | 6/21/21

Sunday, July 4, 2:00 PM 

Join The Upper Catskill String Quartet for an hour-long live performance presenting the music of composers representing four minority groups: Afro-American, Asian American, Women, and Hispanic American. 

Composers in the program include Florence Price, an Afro-American Composer recognized as the first noted African American female composer to gain national status; Asian American composer Zhou Long who received the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Music; Amy Beach who was considered one of the first successful American female composers of large-scale art music; and Astro Piazzolla who is an Argentine American known as the world’s foremost composer of Tango music.
Performing as the Upper Catskill String Quartet are violinist Heather Chan & Jessica Belflower (replacing Nathan Lawrence for this program), violist Amy Tompkins and cellist Brittany Tissiere.
“This program is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and administered by The Greene County Council on the Arts dba CREATE Council for Resources to Enrich the Arts, Technology & Education.”
Location: The Meeting House
Members and non-members: Free. Donations gratefully accepted.

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