March 3, 2005
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Jeffrey James Arts Consulting
516-586-3433 or jamesarts@worldnet.att.net


QUARTET SAN FRANCISCO IN CONCERT
ON LONG ISLAND AND IN NEW YORK CITY: APRIL 2, 3, 4

Grand Prize Winners of "NYC International Tango Competition, May 2004"


Hosted by: The Consulate General of Argentina in New York
Sponsored by: American Airlines - Borello Travel
Hotel Presidente (Argentina)
Chamber Players International
Director: Mirian Conti

Founded in 2001 by renowned jazz and classical violinist Jeremy Cohen, Quartet San Francisco is dedicated to performing every composition true to the style in which it was conceived. Their repertoire, although solidly grounded in traditional string quartet literature, includes Big Band, Latin and jazz music, performed with infectious enthusiasm and incredible technique. Other members of the group are violinist Kayo Miki, violist Emily Onderdonk and cellist Joel Cohen. Visit them at http://www.quartetsanfrancisco.com/.

Upcoming Concerts

April 2005 Concerts sponsored and presented by Chamber Players International, Molloy College Music Department and Jeffrey James Arts Consulting

April 2 - 7:30 PM at Molloy College, Rockville Center - The Molloy College Music Department & Chamber Players International present the Quartet in the Hays Theater of the school's Wilbur Arts Center. For more information contact the Music Department at 516-678-5000 ext. 6289 or visit them at http://www.molloy.edu/.

April 3 - 12 noon brunch; 1:30 concert - DeSeversky Conference Center New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury - http://www.nyit.edu/ More information at 877-444-4488 or visit http://chamberplayersinternational.com/.

April 4 - 8:00 PM at St. Peter's Church, Citicorp Center, Manhattan - Chamber Players International and Jeffrey James Arts Consulting present the Quartet in concert in the church's magnificent and historic sanctuary. More information at 516-586-3433 or 718-846-2351 or by email at jamesarts@worldnet.att.net. Directions to St. Peter's at http://www.saintpeters.org/.

Program for these concerts will include:

Felicia - Enrique Saborido/arr.Cohen
Comme il Faut - Eduardo Arolas/arr. Jeremy Cohen
Gallo Ciego - Augustin Bardi/arr. Cohen
La Cumparcita - G. H. Matos Rodriguez/arr Cohen
Ber Mir Bist du Schoen - Sholom Secunda/arr. Cohen
Jubilee Stomp - Duke Ellington/arr. Cohen
Strange Meadowlark - Dave Brubeck/arr. Cohen
Blue Rondo - Dave Brubeck/arr. Cohen
Melodia in A minor - Astor Piazzolla/arr. Cohen
Nuevo Tango - Astor Piazzolla/arr. Cohen
Four Studies - Peter Schickele
Toy Trumpet - Raymond Scott/arr. Cohen
Powerhouse - Raymond Scott/arr. Dunlap
Siberian Sleighride - Raymond Scott/arr. Cohen
Penguin - Raymond Scott/arr. Cohen
Crowdambo - Jeremy Cohen
Taquito Militar - Mariano Mores/arr. Jeremy Cohen
El Dia Que Me Quieras - Carlos Gardel/arr. Jeremy Cohen
Libertango - Astor Piazzolla/arr. Cohen

For more information, contact Jeffrey James Arts Consulting at 516-586-3433 or jamesarts@worldnet.att.net.


Quartet San Francisco members and International Tango Competition officials enjoy a moment following a recent concert by the group at The Fundacion Cultural Konex on Sunday Aug. 29, 2004 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Standing left to right: Gabriela Olivera-Surif (public relations), Valentín Surif (Argentine representative of Competition), Emily Onderdonk (viola), Ben Molar (competition judge), Jeremy Cohen (violin I), Raul Conti (painter and sculptor, father of Director of Competition, Mirian Conti). Seated: Kayo Miki (violin II), Joel Cohen (cello).




Jeffrey James Arts Consulting
Jeffrey James,   President
45 Grant Ave.
Farmingdale, NY 11735
Tel & Fax: 516-586-3433   E-mail: jamesarts@worldnet.att.net

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