Workshop Concert in Collaboration with
Stanford New Ensemble and the Quinteto Latino

Saturday, May 7, 7PM PDT

1. Mitchell Garmany: Quotidian (2021)
2. Jenny Xiong: Family (2021)
3. Howard Qin: La nuit transcendentale op.34 (2021)
4. Wiliam Shabecoff: Thoughts on a Breezy Hill (2021)
5. Kevin Su: Sounds of Rusting Metal (2022)
6. Jennifer Xiong: Wrong trousers (2020)

Quinteto Latino
Diane Grubbe, flute
Kyle Bruckmann, oboe
Leslie Tagorda, clarinet
Shawn Jones, bassoon
Armando Castellano, horn
Hans Kretz, conductor

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7. Marc Evanstein: Searsville 1892-2015 (2022)

Quinteto Latino and the Stanford New Ensemble
Jenny Andrine and Madsen Evang, violin
Noah Berrie, violin
Praveen Sriram, piano
Katherine Whatley koto
Hans Kretz, piano and director

Stanford Biology's Lab of the Anthropocene and composer and Stanford alum Marc Evanstein present a new composition based on pollen data from a sediment core in Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve. Through this translation from data to music, listeners are offered a window into the dynamic and interconnected quality of the natural world, and the way in which this balance has been impacted by human activities over the last 120 years. This work is presented with generous support from the Burt McMurtry Arts Initiatives Fund


Quinteto Latino is a San Francisco Bay Area classical wind quintet melding the vibrant colors and vigorous rhythms of Latin American music with the sumptuous voices of the wind quintet. Founded in 2004, the ensemble is devoted to expanding the boundaries of classical music through performance and advocacy of work exclusively created by Latino composers. Their commissioning, mentoring, and educational initiatives are focused on accessibility and relevance of Latino classical music in pursuit of inspiring audiences across cultural, class, and ethnic lines.