This Week at SFCM

Harp Studio Recital
May. 2, 8 pm

Baroque Cello Class Concert
May 3, 12:30 pm

Cello Department Recital
May 3, 8 pm

Opera | Jonathan Dove 'Mansfield Park'
May 4, 7:30 pm

Master Class | James Giles, piano
May 5, 9 am

String and Piano Chamber Music
May 5, 4 pm

Musical Theatre | A New Brain
May 5, 8 pm

Collaborative Piano
May 6, 12 pm

Master Class | Joe Alessi, trombone
May 6, 1 pm

Opera | Jonathan Dove 'Mansfield Park'
May 6, 7:30 pm

Conservatory Orchestra | Season Finale
May 7, 8 pm

Conservatory Orchestra | Season Finale
May 8, 2 pm

Musical Theatre | A New Brain
May 8, 8 pm

Barbara Imbrie

Listen to an interview conducted with Barbara Imbrie and her son Andy by Elinor Armer for the Conservatory's Oral History Project.

Also visit SFCM's history blog.

SFCM Partners with SFJazz on Roots, Jazz, and American Music Degree

The Roots, Jazz, and American Music (RJAM) program will be the first collaboration of its kind in which a world-class music conservatory is formally linked to an award-winning jazz concert venue and its all-star resident ensemble, SFJAZZ Collective. Read more.

Michael Kropf Commissioned to Compose a Work for the 2016 Cabrillo Festival

Michael Kropf '16 has been commissioned to compose an orchestral work to be premiered at the 2016 Cabrillo Festival. Read more.

Inaugural TAC Studio Project Wins 3 Awards

The soundtrack for the game Gathering Sky, the initial recording project for SFCM's TAC (Technology and Applied Composition) studio, received three awards from the Game Audio Network Guild in March. Read more.

Conte Wins the 2016 NATS Art Song Composition Award

David Conte, chair of SFCM's Composition Department, has won the 2016 NATS Art Song Composition Award for his composition American Death Ballads--composed especially for tenor Brian Thorsett '03, '04. Thorsett will perform American Death Ballads on Sunday, July 10, during the 54th NATS National Conference.

César Ulloa at the 2016 International Voice Competition

Voice Chair César Ulloa represented SFCM in Beijing at the 2016 International Vocal Competition sponsored by Classical Singer. Ulloa joined his colleagues from top U.S. music schools to present master classes and hear more than 300 singers. Ulloa judged the university division and presented on U.S. young artist programs.

SFCM Honors Trustee William K. Bowes, Jr. and Surpasses Event Expectations

SFCM applauded long-time trustee William K. Bowes, Jr. and announced its Roots, Jazz, and American Music degree program this past March. Read more.

Trio Audace Wins Chamber Music Competition

SFCM's Trio Audace wins first prize at the 2016 Coltman Chamber Competition. Read more.

Jana Ma '19 Wins KDFC Sound Logo Competition

Jana Ma's sound logo won the KDFC Sound Logo Competition. Read more.

David Taylor '17 Wins Highsmith Award

David Taylor '17 received SFCM's annual Highsmith Award. Read more.

SFCM Alumni Win Avery Fisher Grants

Violinist Alexi Kenney and Cellist Jay Campbell receive 2016 Avery Fisher Career Grants. Read more.

Mason Bates' Residency at the Kennedy Center

Mason Bates, SFCM Composition faculty, began a three-year term in 2015 as the inaugural composer-in-residence at Washington D.C.'s Kennedy Center. His duties include composing music for the center"s various constituents, curating a new contemporary-music series called KC: Jukebox and working on different forms of community and audience inclusion.