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Matthew Sedlar

Matthew Sedlar oversees edits and posts content to SFCV and social media. He has worked on the copy desks of several publications including the Orange County Register and the Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report. He also served as deputy editor of Congressional Quarterly's Healthbeat and a music writer for the blog DCist. In his spare time, he writes about the intersection of statistics and various nerdy topics for Stats for Geeks.

Articles by this Author

January 28, 2016
The conductor will lead Youth Orchestra L.A. during the event’s half-time show in February. ...
January 27, 2016
The Dutch conductor’s five-year contract starts during the 2018-19 season. ...
January 15, 2016
The company will now be managed by NYCO Renaissance and plans to present Tosca on Jan. 20-24. ...
January 14, 2016
What was the most-performed work of 2015? Who was the busiest conductor? Bachtrack offers its annual review of the year in classical music. ...
January 6, 2016
The French composer pushed the boundaries of modernism and influenced generations of musicians. ...
December 29, 2015
In a draft memo obtained by the New York Times, “a passion for the arts and a love of music” is among qualifications sought for a new board chair. ...
December 28, 2015
The study, published in Economic Development Quarterly, associates the presence of performing arts organizations with an increase in “knowledge-class” jobs. ...
December 23, 2015
In an interview with BMI, John Williams talks about the impact of Star Wars and his process of composing for the films. ...
December 18, 2015
The 250-page report makes a cultural, economic, and educational case for a state-of-the-art concert hall to rival venues in other British and European cities. ...
December 16, 2015
A subscription streaming service like Netflix or Hulu with a large library of contemporary operas could generate interest among new audiences and devotees alike. ...
December 11, 2015
The organization in its 2014-15 report credits higher attendance, successful programming, and generous donors. ...
December 4, 2015
Open Studio 455 shares interesting details about the holiday classic, a staple at the San Francisco Ballet. ...
November 27, 2015
John Adams talks about the music on his recent album, Absolute Jest. ...
November 25, 2015
The organization experienced a 4.4% drop in attendance this last season compared with the previous season. ...
Feature Article
September 8, 2015

We have received many kind words and tributes to Robert Commanday through emails, site comments, and social media.

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Feature Article
August 25, 2015

The wait is over. We look at the winners of our first-ever Best of the Bay reader poll.

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August 11, 2015
The nominations are in. It's time to vote for your favorite venues, performances and performers of 2014-15. ...
August 4, 2015
We’re launching our first reader poll, and we want to hear from you! ...
June 25, 2015
Funding for the California Arts Council gets another boost in the final state budget. ...

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