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A Sneak Peek at the Panoramic
See a preview of the Conservatory's new student apartments at The Panoramic, a state-of-the-art high-rise opening this summer just three blocks from SFCM in San Francisco's dynamic Mid-Market neighborhood. Read more and watch a video introduction. [Photo: Patricia Chang]
New Music Gathering Lives On
The giddy energy of the first annual New Music Gathering lives on in continuing local and national coverage and in videos of talks, demonstrations and concerts posted on SFCM's YouTube channel. Read more.
Siegel's Page Debut
Blood Work, a prize-winning collection of poems by literature and creative writing faculty member Matthew Siegel, will be published this spring. The San Francisco Chronicle recently wrote that Siegel's debut volume is the fruit of long and loving effort. Read more.
Alumnus Records Third Grammy
The glamour of the Grammys rubbed off on Andreas Meyer '94 in February when his recording In 27 Pieces, The Hilary Hahn Encores was awarded Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance. Read more.
Game Scoring at SFCM Takes Flight
Students and faculty test drive SFCM's state-of-the-art recording studios and chart the course for SFCM's program in Technology and Applied Composition with the hypnotic soundtrack to the video game Gathering Sky.
New Opera Director Appointed
Jose Maria Condemi will become SFCM's new Director of Opera beginning in July. Known for his work as a stage director at major companies including San Francisco Opera, Condemi makes his Conservatory debut this season, directing performances of L'elisir d'amore on April 2 and 4.SFCM also announced faculty member Curt Pajer will become Musical and Managing Director of Opera. Read more.
Adams wins George London Competition
Soprano Julie Adams '13 was named a winner at the George London Foundation Awards Competition in New York. One of six top prize winners, Adams received the $10,000 Kirsten Flagstad Award given to a potential Wagenrian singer. Adams studies with César Ulloa. Read more.
Kudos to two alumni violists scaling heights in the western U.S. Margaret Dyer '05 has been named assistant principal viola for The Santa Fe Opera and Tiantian Lan '09 won both the principal viola position with the Oakland East Bay Symphony and the associate principal position at the Reno Philharmonic.