Willene Gunn

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CMA Grant Recipients Include SFCM Students and Alumni


The Thalea String Quartet and Splinter Reeds have both received grants from Chamber Music America for commissioning projects. Read more...

President Stull on "Living the Classical Life"


SFCM President David Stull talks about what it means to be a successful musician today and the role of the conservatory in the 21st century on a recent episode of "Living the Classical Life". Watch here.

In Conversation: Dren McDonald on Gordon Ramsay DASH


Faculty member Dren McDonald tells all about putting together the new mobile game Gordon Ramsay DASH (and what it was like collaborating with the famous chef). Read more.

31st Annual Klein Competition: Winners Announced


Bassist William Langlie-Miletich Wins 31st Annual Irving M. Klein International String Competition (Read more)

Jeffrey Kahane '77 Announced as Music Director of Sarasota Music Fesitval


Alumnus Jeffrey Kahane has been selected as the new music director of the Sarasota Music Festival. The acclaimed pianist and conductor will be the third music director in the Festival's 50-plus-year history. Read more....

Alumnus Scott Krijnen ‘05 Wins $20k for School


Scott Krijnen recently received the Comcast SportsNet Bay Area All-Star Teacher Award, earning his school a $20,000 cash prize. Read more....

A Conversation with Soprano Ashley Valentine '16


Graduating senior Ashley Valentine fills us in on life at SFCM, where she is going next, and her last-minute step-in for Dominique Labelle. Read more.

New Mason Bates Work Features SFCM Baroque Ensemble


Working with SFCM's Baroque Ensemble, Bates explores period instruments through the conduit of contemporary musical techniques… (Read more)