Notes From the Past
Scoring With the Pros
New Faculty Artist-in-Residence Program in Guitar
Classical guitar virtuoso Marcin Dylla will teach at SFCM during the fall semester of 2016. He inaugurates a program that will allow guitar students to work in-depth with a different artist of international stature each fall. Read more.
A Bird's-Eye View of Opera
Spend a few moments inside the head of alumnus Efraín Solís '13 as he sings Papageno with San Francisco Opera in this great clip announcing the company's partnership with GoPro.
SFCM's American Prize Winners
Faculty member David Garner '79, alumnus Derek David '08, and Garner's student Kyle Randall '16 (pictured) were named winners of the American Prize in three different composition categories. Pre-College pianist Heather Hsun Chang, student of Corey McVicar, won the prize in solo piano performance. Read more.
Cellist to Attend Piatigorsky Festival
Postgraduate student Evan Kahn '16 has been invited to attend the 2016 Piatigorsky International Cello Festival, a who's who gathering of master cellists, chamber ensembles and selected students held in Los Angeles next May. Read more.
SFCM to Host Klein Competition
Beginning next June, SFCM will host the annual Irving M. Klein International String Competition, a prestigious contest for young musicians that has launched the careers of major artists and principal players in many U.S. orchestras. Read more.