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Lou Fancher

Lou Fancher is a San Francisco Bay Area writer. Her work has been published by WIRED.com, Diablo Magazine, Oakland Tribune, Contra Costa Times, InDance, East Bay Express, Oakland Magazine, SF Weekly, and others.  She is a children's book author, designer and illustrator, with over 50 books in print. Also a choreographer, ballet master and teacher, she coaches professional ballet and contemporary dance companies in the U. S. and Canada.  Visit her website online at www.johnsonandfancher.com.

Articles by this Author

Feature Article
May 26, 2017

Eun Lee, a busy educator, conductor, and musician battles for social justice one note at a time.

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May 16, 2017
The exuberant two-week festival builds bridges — not walls — between cultures.
May 8, 2017
World premieres from Nicole Hoskins and Trey McIntyre and a 2015 Amy Seiwert favorite are on the bill.
Upcoming Concert
May 6, 2017

The choreographer’s world premiere at the YBCA will be unveiled in silence — music optional.

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Upcoming Concert
May 3, 2017

Vocalist Majel Connery talks about the group’s surprising instrumentation and unique mashup of ancient and avant-garde influences.

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Chamber Music Review
May 2, 2017

The trio’s peerless musicianship and their unusual combination of cello, bass, and mandolin result in fresh interpretations of classic material.

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Feature Article
May 2, 2017

The beloved violinist and concertmaster talks about her accomplishments with the New Century Chamber Orchestra and her decision to dedicate more of her time to teaching.

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Upcoming Concert
April 14, 2017

Creative teams will be scrambling when Opera Theater Unlimited debuts their 48-Hour Opera Festival.

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Upcoming Concert
April 12, 2017

Guest soloists and dancers join the orchestra and chorale for a fully-staged presentation of Rameau’s opera-ballet Le Temple de la Gloire.

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Feature Article
April 6, 2017

Look for dance without limits when AXIS takes the stage during National Dance Week.

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Upcoming Concert
    March 15, 2017

    The violin virtuoso shares her ideas on staying open, engaged, and challenged.

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    Chamber Music Review
    March 7, 2017

    Jennifer Higdon’s Piano Trio is just one highlight in a strong program from the Gold Coast Chamber Players.

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    Upcoming Concert
    February 28, 2017

    S.F. Bach Choir hosts “Many Voice, One Art,” to unify, inspire, and educate.

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    Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
    February 28, 2017

    Michael Morgan’s unusual program was inspired by Native American music.

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    Feature Article
    February 25, 2017

    The choreographer maintains curiosity and delight even when tackling challenging subjects.

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    Upcoming Concert
    February 16, 2017

    Composer Julia Wolfe melds the refined and the vernacular into new music.

    More about Cal Performances »
    Upcoming Concert
    February 11, 2017

    From bar stools to church pews and playground benches, the visionary program makes opera accessible and fun for all.

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    Upcoming Concert
    February 2, 2017

    Beloved mezzo-soprano Frederica von Stade sings for — and with — the homeless.

    More about The Choral Project »
    Chamber Orchestra/Orchestra Review
    January 31, 2017

    Joshua Roman reinforces his reputation with a masterful reading of Bates’ Cello Concerto.

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    Upcoming Concert
    January 30, 2017

    Transcending boundaries, Opera Parallèle’s Flight is the creation of “believable art.”

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