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Alcatraz Reflections

SF State School of Music

SF State School of Music Alcatraz Reflections

The John-Carlos Perea Trio premieres a new musical composition for Native American flute, reflecting on the 50th anniversary of the 1969 occupation of Alcatraz Island. Featuring Karl Evangelista (guitar), SF State Associate Professor of American Indian Studies John-Carlos Perea (Native American flute, laptop) and Karen Stackpole (gongs).

Presented by the Sound and Social Justice Commons in SF State’s College of Ethnic Studies and the SF State School of Music

The SF State School of Music opens its Concert Music course to the public with engaging recitals featuring student, faculty and guest performances. Enjoy the sounds and sights by solo artists and ensembles in jazz, world, chamber music, strings, choral music and more.



John-Carlos Perea

Native American flutist

Karen Stackpole

Gongs player