Artist Spotlight

These lively Q&A's aim to shed light on the personalities behind the music. Get to know your favorite artists...or discover someone new!


Artist Spotlight
August 1, 2020

The dancer, choreographer, and educator shares her ideas for building an equitable, open, and inclusive world of dance.

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Artist Spotlight
July 20, 2020

Honoring military vets and front-line COVID-19 responders, the film is an artistic leap for the noted choreographer/director.

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Artist Spotlight
July 13, 2020

The resilient choreographer remains active, creative, and collaborative, whatever the challenges.

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Artist Spotlight
July 6, 2020

The S.F. violinist/composer talks about balancing classical music with bluegrass on her new CD with Nashville mandolin wizard Tristan Scroggins.

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Artist Spotlight
June 30, 2020

The award-winning trumpeter, composer, and designer shares his vision for the future of music, culture, and social justice in America.

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Artist Spotlight
June 29, 2020

SFGC's artistic director talks about the pivot to online learning, plus how to nurture change in a younger generation.

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Artist Spotlight
June 23, 2020

The prolific composer, one of the living giants of American composition, discusses his own idiosyncratic life journey and becoming comfortable with his nonconformist musical style.

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Artist Spotlight
June 22, 2020

In a long interview, the renowned jazz polymath talks about staying human and finding love, justice, and hope in dark times.

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Artist Spotlight
June 8, 2020

The Grammy-winning East Bay artist shares his insights on staying focused and creative in turbulent times.

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Artist Spotlight
May 18, 2020

The “modern-day Diaghilev” talks about her role bringing groundbreaking works to the stage.

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