Artist Spotlights

Michael Zwiebach - August 18, 2020

The composer/performer has had a turbocharged 2019–2020, while being on the same roller coaster as the rest of us.

Lou Fancher - August 17, 2020

Writer, critic, and now singer/songwriter Simmons conquers a pandemic and personal injury to release her second album.

Lou Fancher - August 11, 2020

The Lebanese-American musician/composer talks about her newest recording, which melds blues, jazz, and hip-hop with Arabic music new and old.

Lily O'Brien - August 10, 2020

The five-string virtuoso talks about his new recording with the Prague Metropolitan Orchestra.

Lou Fancher - August 1, 2020

The dancer, choreographer, and educator shares her ideas for building an equitable, open, and inclusive world of dance.

Victoria Looseleaf - July 20, 2020

Honoring military vets and front-line COVID-19 responders, the film is an artistic leap for the noted choreographer/director.

Lou Fancher - July 13, 2020

The resilient choreographer remains active, creative, and collaborative, whatever the challenges.

Lou Fancher - July 6, 2020

The S.F. violinist/composer talks about balancing classical music with bluegrass on her new CD with Nashville mandolin wizard Tristan Scroggins.

Lou Fancher - June 30, 2020

The award-winning trumpeter, composer, and designer shares his vision for the future of music, culture, and social justice in America.

Lisa Houston - June 29, 2020

SFGC's artistic director talks about the pivot to online learning, plus how to nurture change in a younger generation.