Random Access Music
presents the
2022 Queens New Music Festival


Random Access Music celebrates the reemergence of the

Queens New Music Festival to live, in-person concerts!

Friday June 10
RAM Composers/Players
Guest Composers with special guest, dancer Miki Orihara


RAM Composers
Nerissa Campbell “When They Talk We Know When” for flute, clarinet, electric guitar, violin, viola, and cello (2022) (World Premiere)

Gilbert Galindo "Clean Slate” for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, and piano (2022) (World premiere)
Frances White “That of which I speak has all, all passed away” for violin, viola, cello, and piano (2014)


Guest composers with guest dancer Miki Orihara
yaz lancaster “intangible landscapes” for flute, bass clarinet, violin, piano, and dancer (2020)

Joji Yuasa “Solitude” for clarinet and dancer (1980)

Miki Orihara, dancer
Christine Perea, flute         Thomas Piercy, clarinet         Sabina Torosjan, violin
Liuh-Wen Ting, viola        Daniel Hass, cello         Marina Iwao, piano

Friday June 10

Emilio Teubal Trio

Emilio Teubal: piano and compositions

Federico Diaz: guitar

Ivan Barenboim: clarinet

Emilio Teubal, pianist and composer from Argentina has been based in NYC for over 22 years. After three records released as a band leader, Mr. Teubal presents his latest ensemble consisting of piano, guitar, and clarinet. The music written especially for this ensemble draws from a wide variety of musical styles that are part of Mr. Teubal's cultural background: Latin-American Folk music, Tango music, Jazz, Free improvisation, Classical music, and some hints of Middle Eastern music. This is the first public appearance of the trio since their show at The Kennedy Center in February 2020.


Saturday June 11
Quintet of the Americas


Echoes From a Distant Land (1983)          José Raul Bernardo (1928-2008)

I: Very Free as if each player is searching for the others

II: Fast and Playful, Full of Life

Dedicated to Matt Sullivan and the Quintet of the Americas, New York, Oct. 1983.


Woodwind Quintet No. 1 Jazz Quintet in Three Movements (1981 rev 2004)          Ed Bland (1926-2013)

Begin Again (2020-2022)          B. Allen Schultz (b. 1964)


Dentro Szherzo. Allegro.

I Take My Walk Slowly. Slow.

Finale. Allegro con brio.

Commissioned with support from the Queens Council on the Arts


Rockaway Baby (2016)          Lev “Ljova” Zhurbin (b. 1978)


Commissioned with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature


Klezmer Fantasy (2019)          James Cohn (1928-2021)

Quintet of the Americas
Kim O’Hare Bonacorsa, flute        Matt Sullivan, oboe        David Valbuena, clarinet        Alexander Davis, bassoon        Barbara Oldham, horn

This performance is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts. This program is made possible with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature. This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council. Additional funding comes from The Jarvis and Constance Doctorow Family Foundation and generous individuals.



Saturday June 11

Shutterspeed Duo

Erich Barganier and Ford Fourqurean






Like Horses - Erich Barganier
Aperture - Ford Fourqurean
Natural Fractals of Blood Vessels, Tributaries, and Mountain Ranges - Erich Barganier
Grotesquerie No. 2 - Erich Barganier
New Work - Ford Fourqurean and Erich Barganier

Divergent Roads - Ford Fourqurean

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Saturday June 11
Guitarist Giacomo Baldelli





The music presented in this concert mainly belongs to Baldelli's latest album "Electric Creatures".
From Baldelli: "In 2020 I was supposed to tour this album both in the US and Europe, but, because of the pandemic,I never had the chance to do it. I like the idea of starting again from where I left off."

And Watch - Giacomo Baldelli

Until It Blazes - Eve Beglarian

Dream - John Cage

Two - Ryan Pratt 
Slow Earth - Nick Norton


Sunday June 12

Portrait concert and tribute to
RAM founder Allen Schulz












“Jade Dance” for piano (2000)
“Crazy Cat Lady” for flute (2009)
" Ayre and Earth" for violin and piano (2009)

“as big as alone” for clarinet and piano (2011)
"Throttle" for violin, cello, and piano (2012)


Sunday June 12
AM Composers/Players
Guest Composers

RAM Composers
Seth Boustead “The Light Years” for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, and piano (2022) (World Premiere)

Masatora Goya “CALL” for baritone, clarinet, violin, cello, and piano (2022) (World premiere quintet version)
Zhihua Hu “Don't Leave Me Alone” for baritone, clarinet, cello, and piano (2022) (World premiere)


Guest Composers:
Jennifer Higdon “Smash” for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano (2006)
Miho Sasaki “Swirling Spheres” flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano (2020)

Seth Gilman, Baritone        Christine Perea, flute        Thomas Piercy, clarinet  
Sabina Torosjan, violin        Daniel Hass, cello        Marina Iwao, Piano

QNMF 2022     June 10, 11, and 12

Presented in-person at Culture Lab LIC
Available online at Eventbrite: eventbrite.com/e/ram-queens-new-music-festival-2022-june-10-11-12-tickets
(or in person 30 minutes before each concert - cash/credit )

General Admission for Individual Concerts: $20 (Students/Seniors: $10) 
Festival Pass for all seven concerts: $50

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Culture Lab LIC
5-25 46th Ave., Long Island City, NY 11101


Random Access Music's programs are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.
This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

Meet the Composers of RAM's Queens New Music Festival 2022 "ReEmerge"