Willene Gunn

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Oboist Eugene Izotov Joins Faculty


Currently principal oboe at the San Francisco Symphony, Izotov has garnered critical acclaim for his interpretations of symphonic and solo repertoire. Read more...

Follow-up: SFCM Students in Paris


SFCM students ventured to Paris this summer for an immersive musical experience that honed skills in musicianship, composition, and other disciplines vital to their musical education. Read more...

Tim Davies Visits TAC Program

Grammy-nominated composer Tim Davies recently stopped by SFCM to work with Technology and Applied Composition (TAC) students, offering insight into industry practices and his own experiences in film scoring.

Jason Geary '96 Gets Appointment at UMD

Writer, teacher, performer, Fulbright Scholar, and distinguished SFCM alumnus Jason Geary was recently appointed the new director of the University of Maryland School of Music.

SFCM Students Perform Aside Symphony Musicians at Davies Hall


San Francisco Symphony Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas invited SFCM percussion students to participate in his celebration of Steve Reich's 80th birthday. Read more...

Steve Reich Inspires at SFCM


Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Steve Reich visited SFCM to take part in a talk covering his extensive and influential career. Read more...

Julie Adams '13 Joins SF Opera in the Park

Alumna Julie Adams recently sang with the San Francisco Opera Orchestra in Golden Gate Park in a concert teeming with select repertoire favorites, an annual event for San Francisco's community of music lovers.

David Tanenbaum Profiled in SFCV


San Francisco Classical Voice (SFCV) recently caught up with guitar department chair David Tanenbaum to discuss everything from teaching, performing, commissioning repertoire, and "guitar culture." Read more...