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Queens Public Library Presents Virtual Event - Chinese Music Appreciation: Flute

Through demonstration of a variety of bamboo flutes by Yimin Miao from the Ba Ban Chinese Music Society, this workshop covered music history and enhanced the understanding of the background of a famous repertoire. This event occurred on August 29th, 2020.

For upcoming events, visit the Queens Public Library Facebook Page or the Library website below.

The Charming and Multicolored World of Marta Gómez

Colombian singer-songwriter, composer and guitarist Marta Gómez is one of the finest singer-songwriters in the current Latin American music scene. Gifted with a beautiful, nuanced and seductive voice, and a superb talent for songwriting, her songs are lovely and charming. Marta graduated Magna Cum Laude from the renowned Berklee College of Music...

Another fascinating side of Marta Gómez is her series of albums with traditional songs for children in Spanish. She released two albums in the “Coloreando” (Coloring) series: “Coloreando: Traditional Songs for Children in Spanish” (GLP Music, 2013) and “Coloreando Dos: Traditional Songs for Children in Spanish” (GLP Music, 2018). Marta collected some of the most cherished children’s songs from Latin America and Spain and gave them a special touch. This is masterfully-crafted, high quality world music for children, introducing young ones to fun songs and rhythms from South America.

The first “Coloreando” album received the 2014 Latin Grammy Award for Best Children’s Music.

Both “Coloreando” albums are available in a special 2 CD set with stunning colorful artwork called “Coloreando & Coloreando Dos” (GLP Music, 2018).

- World Music Central