Scott Cmiel

Scott Cmiel is Chair of the guitar and musicianship departments at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music Preparatory Division and Director of the guitar program at San Francisco School of the Arts.

Articles By This Author

Scott Cmiel - February 13, 2024

The 79-year-old master just keeps getting better.

Scott Cmiel - November 15, 2023

The standout group makes an impact with contemporary works, many of them transcribed by the ensemble.

Scott Cmiel - July 18, 2023

A wide-ranging guide to the recorded legacy of that giant of classical guitar.

Scott Cmiel - May 22, 2023

Guitarist William Kanengiser and the Alexander String Quartet pay tribute to the bands that changed the course of music.

Scott Cmiel - May 8, 2023

Christopher Mallett’s recording of the works of Justin Holland is a groundbreaking contribution to American guitar history and repertory.

Scott Cmiel - April 16, 2023

The mezzo-soprano and guitarist give a magical recital of songs from Franz Schubert to Stephen Sondheim.

Scott Cmiel - March 14, 2023

The young player brought a distinctly millennial sensibility to her SF Performances date, even before she pulled out her Stratocaster electric.

Scott Cmiel - February 14, 2023

In his San Francisco debut, Shibe brings in the Van Kuijk Quartet for a luminous performance of Castelnuovo-Tedesco.

Scott Cmiel - October 3, 2022

The virtuoso’s recital for the Omni Foundation counts as a return appearance of sorts after a concert recorded in Kyiv last year.

Scott Cmiel - March 28, 2022

The ascending artist showcases her own compositions alongside expertly rendered classics of the repertory.