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California Music Educators Association Bay Conference

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Location: San Jose State University

January 11-12, 2019

The mission of the Bay Section of the California Association for Music Education is

  1. to promote the advancement of music education;
  2. to cultivate social and educational interaction among its members;
  3. to assist its members in seeking individual and collective growth as musicians, educators, and conductors.


Quinteto Latino Director Armando Castellano will be conducting a session called “Cultural equity and social justice through chamber music.”

We will share tools about creating and honoring diverse communities in our classrooms. Participants will be given the opportunity to develop their awareness
on DEI (diversity, equity, inclusion) in their music teaching.




Fall Concert at Centerbrook Meetinghouse in Connecticut

Date: November 9, 2018

Location: 51 Main Street in Centerbrook, Connecticut.

We are excited to collaborate with Musical Masterworks and perform at the beautiful Centerbrook Meetinghouse in Connecticut this Fall!

Centerbrook Meetinghouse 

November 9, 2018

5:30 – 6:30  | Drinks and hors-d’oeuvres

7:30 – 8:30  |  Concert


For more information click the link below

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10th Annual Marion Cilker Conference for Arts in Education

Date: October 27, 2018

Location: San Jose Museum of Quilts and Textiles

The 10th Annual Marion Cilker Conference for Arts in Education will take place on Saturday, October 27th, 2018 and Friday, November 2nd. The conference features two separate days of professional development engaging about 450 pre-school to 8th grade teachers and pre-service teachers. The conference features standards-based workshops in the arts and arts integration. In the true spirit of the arts, our workshops exemplify creativity, excellence, and cultural inclusivity.

Quinteto Latino Director Armando Castellano will be guiding classroom teachers in learning a series of engaging activities that teach students to compose a piece of music by making sounds with their body, performing for their classmates, and being actively engaged audience members. Suggested for teachers of grades K-5, great for music or generalist teachers!

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For tickets and more information click the link below.



Quinteto Latino Concert at The Rossmoor Chamber Music Society

Date: October 15, 2018

Time: 7:30 PM

Location: Rossmoor Event Center- Stanley Dollar Dr. Walnut Creek, CA


 Single tickets will be sold at the door for $18.00


Ajubete Jepê Amô Mbaê                      Liduino Liduino Pitombeira b.1962

Variações Sérias                                   Ronaldo Miranda 

sobre um tema de Anacleto de Medeiros

Egrégoras                                              Marcus Siqueira 1974

Viola Fora de Moda                            Edu Lobo b.1943

                                                               José Carlos Capinam, b. 1941

                                                               arr. Isaias Ferrieira


Suite Hermética                                     Liduino Pitombeira

  1. Conversando com Itiberê
  2. Incelença
  3. São João em Arapiraca
  4. Arrasta-pé

Belle Epoque in Sud America           Julio Medaglia    1938

  1. El Porsche Negro (Tango)
  2. Traumreise nach Attersee (Vals Paulista)
  3. Requinta Maluca (Chorinho)

Quinteto Latino at SF Music Day 2018- CANCELED

Date: September 30, 2018

Time: 12 p.m to 8 p.m

Location: War Memorial Veterans Building 401 Van Ness Ave #110, San Francisco, CA 94102




SF Music Day is free daylong music festival presented by InterMusic SF, with performances by more than 35 Bay Area ensembles that span a wide range of sounds and practices, from Baroque to 21st century chamber music, jazz and improvised music, and music influenced by traditions from across the globe. Now in its eleventh year, the festival showcases and celebrates the diversity and breadth of the Bay Area music community. This year’s theme, “Colors of the Keyboard” highlights the wide range of expression possible on that instrument, from tango rhythms to classical repertoire, adventurous contemporary sounds to grooving electric organ.
Admission is FREE
Family friendly event!

For more information and updates, RSVP today:

FULL SCHEDULE https://www.intermusicsf.org/sfmd/schedule

Seminario Institute Showcase Concert @ CSMA

Date: July 28, 2018

Time: 2:30pm

Location: 230 San Antonio Cir, Mountain View, CA 94040

This summer Quinteto Latino, in collaboration with the Community School of Music and Arts in Mountain View, is convening a cohort of classical musicians of color from around the country for our first ever Seminario Insitute. We will be spending 3 days rehearsing, giving workshops and teaching, culminating in a performance with Quinteto Latino and our 2 guest quintets! We invite you to this exciting showcase, a presentation of our favorite Latino composers and presentations about our discoveries from our 3 day Seminario Institute.
Quinteto Latino, with
Arturo Rodriguez (flute) San Francisco, CA
Marcus Phillips (oboe)  Ft Lauderdale, FL
Medina (clarinet) New York, NY,
Kika Wright (bassoon) Baltimore, MD
Cathleen Torres (horn)  South San Francisco, CA
San Antonio TX based ensemble Adelante Winds.

Saturday, July 28, 2:30pm

Community School of Music and Arts

230 San Antonio Cir, Mountain View, CA 94040

Free! Doors open at 2:00pm. 

Tateuchi Hall

Enjoy a post-concert reception from 4:00-5:00pm


The venue is conveniently located near San Antonio Caltrain Station with plenty of complimentary parking.

 For more information click the link below


Quinteto Latino at Community School of Music and Arts

Date: May 20, 2018

Time: 1:30 P.M

Location: Mountain View, CA

On May 20th, join Quinteto Latino at Community School of Arts and Music in Moutain View, CA

Concert is FREE!

Doors open at 1:30pm. Seating is limited.

Peninsula Jewish Community Center 10th Anniversary Concert

Date: May 5, 2018

Time: 18.00

Location: Peninsula Jewish Community Center - Foster City

2017–2018: Tenth Anniversary Season

PJCC Presents Up Close Concert Series

Guests are greeted with wine and cheese and the concert is followed by a ‘Meet the Artists’ dessert reception sponsored by Atria Foster Square. It is our pleasure to reserve tables for parties of four or more. Doors open at 7:30 pm; concerts begin at 8:00 pm (unless otherwise noted).

Old First Concert

Date: April 27, 2018

Time: 8:00pm

Location: 1751 Sacramento Street San Francisco, CA 94109


Quinteto Latino aims to expand the boundaries of classical music by performing works composed by Latino composers exclusively. This program features work by the renowned Mexican composer Carlos Chavez, and contrasts two very different works by Brazilian composers Liduino Pitombeira and Júlio Medaglia.

CSMA Formal Concert – CANCELLED (due to illness)

Date: March 17, 2018

Time: 7:30pm

Location: Community School of Music and Arts, Tateuchi Hall

Community School of Music and Arts in Mountain View is hosting us as a part of their formal concert series. We hope you can make it out for an evening celebrating the performance of Latin American composition. FREE Admission!