SAT | SEPT 15 | 3 PM | CONCERT
$10/FREE for Members, Students & Teens
"One of the key bass players of the times.” Sammy Stein, Jazz in Europe
"A powerful vortex full of talent and musicality” Erminia Yardley, UK Vibe
New Music Horizons presents classical composer Yui Kitamura and jazz composer Mark Wade in concert. Kitamura is known for her genre defying musical style while Wade has received international acclaim as a player and composer, earning a top 10 nod in the 2016 DownBeat Magazine Reader’s Poll. Each composer will present a set of their original works with an informal Q&A with the composers to follow.
Yui Kitamura - Yui Kitamura’s works have been performed at such venues as New York’s Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center and Berlin’s Akademie der Künste. Her music was nominated for a 2011 Hollywood Music in Media Award in the classical/orchestral genre.
MARK WADE was voted one of the top 10 bassists of 2016 by the prestigious DownBeat Magazine Reader's Poll. His current release, Moving Day, and his debut album, Event Horizon, both received international acclaim from such publications as Downbeat Magazine, Jazz in Europe, The New York City Jazz Record, All About Jazz, and Jazz Life (Japan).
Flushing Town Hall is a not for profit organization which receives major support from the National Endowment for the Arts; New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; New York State Assembly Member Ron Kim; New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, Mayor Bill de Blasio; Queens Borough President Melinda Katz; Council Members Adrienne Adams, Costa Constantinides, Daniel Dromm, Barry Grodenchik, Peter Koo, Karen Koslowitz, Francisco Moya, and Paul A. Vallone; and the Howard Gilman Foundation, the Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, and the Lily Auchincloss Foundation.
Support for our programs is also provided by Atlantic Philanthropies Director / Employee Designated Gift Program, Cathay Bank, Michael Cheng / Epos Development, Dr. Hsing-Lih Chou / New York Institute of Culture and the Arts, Con Edison, Crossings TV, Culture Center of TECO in New York, Heidi & Jonathan Davis, Exploring the Metropolis, Steven Facey, Jim Henson Foundation, Keith Haring Foundation, Kenneth Koranyi, Kuang-Yu Fong / Chinese Theatre Works, Barbara Garii, Heather Harrison, Raymond D. Jasen, Ellen Kodadek, Nelson Lee / Flushing Bank, Law Offices of Vincent Toomey, James S. Liao, Emily Lin / Lin & Loveall Foundation, Anita Liu, Louis Armstrong Education Foundation, Lyell Korea, Materials for the Arts, William McClure, NYC & Company Foundation, New York Community Bank Foundation, Northwell Health, Queens Art Education Center / Arthur Liu, Queens College, Queens Courier, Georgiana Reese-Benatti, RuDance / Asian American Dance Sport Corp., Mike Sperendi & Jan Schneider, Vincent Toomey, Mei Ya Tsai, Veronica Tsang, Claire Shulman, Tai & Tony Wang / WAC Lighting, Jay Wegman, Edwina & Eldwin Wong, Minwen Yang, and Hank Yeh.