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Paul Kotapish

Paul Kotapish is the managing editor for SFCV.  You can learn more here or at

Articles by this Author

August 25, 2020
Intimate online performances will emphasize a diverse roster of composers and soloists.
August 25, 2020
Meet the rising artists participating in this innovative opera training program.
Feature Article
August 23, 2020

Congratulations to the winners of the annual SFCV readers’ poll.

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August 1, 2020
Catch an outstanding past performance for free every Friday at dinner hour.
July 27, 2020
The sixth-annual SFCV readers’ poll is now open for nominations.
July 14, 2020
Bay Area and Los Angeles music and dance groups are among those getting direct funding through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.
June 22, 2020
Ten local nonprofits will collaborate with world-class artists on fresh projects in the field of dance and movement-based performance.
June 16, 2020
A second round of NEA grants provide much-needed funding to Bay Area and L.A. performers and presenters.
Feature Article
June 9, 2020

From Appalachian fiddle tunes to Swedish nyckelharpa music: ten delightful performances featuring great folk music.

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Feature Article
May 26, 2020

Here are some of our favorite interactive “Google Doodles” that explore music-making and history.

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May 26, 2020
The local company plans to preserve this year’s ambitious program and possibly build on it during the gap year.
May 19, 2020
A public/private coalition will provide grants directly to artists and arts workers in Alameda and Contra Costa counties. Application deadline is June 5.
Feature Article
May 12, 2020

Porch concerts provide live music for locals all over the “Island City” on Friday evenings.

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April 14, 2020
The new platform features the debut of “Truly Brave” to honor health-care workers and first responders.
April 7, 2020
The 2020 Margaret Hillis Award goes to Susan McMane’s YWCP for choral excellence.
April 7, 2020
Fears about the long-term impacts of COVID-19 prompt the National Ballet of Canada to make sweeping changes to their season.
April 7, 2020
With a season of gigs canceled and no income on the horizon, local musicians and arts organizations need help just to survive. Here’s how you can throw a life preserver.
March 31, 2020
A leading light in the Bay Area scene unites players from around the globe every day at noon to play a bit of music.
February 18, 2020
The innovative troupe cuts the ribbon for new facilities at the historic Corinthian Ballroom on Feb. 29.
January 28, 2020
Two Bay Area concerts of avian-themed violin/cello duets will benefit Australian birdlife endangered by the bushfire crisis.