Music Features For Families

Every week, our writers take an in‐depth look at an artist, program or topic of interest to us. Spend some time with this week's classical music feature, or scroll through the extensive SFCV archive for insights in many music topics.

Kids & Families Feature
October 3, 2014

Sitting down with Dakota Dry, a young actress and singer, just out of rehearsal for a Berkeley Playhouse production of Mary Poppins, directed and choreographed by Kimberly Dooley.

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Kids & Families Feature
August 7, 2014

Improvistation on string insturments for children to explore, and a Family Date Nights on Fridays at the Bay Area Children’s Museum — check both out.

More "Bay Area Best Bets: Teaching Improv and Family Date Nights" »
Kids & Families Feature
July 24, 2014

Two weekends of concerts in the open air — it’s what summer is all about.

More "Symphony Silicon Valley Pops Festival Opens This Weekend" »
Kids & Families Feature
July 17, 2014

Among the large number of events at the two-week Carmel Bach Festival, are several that are family friendly, including a youth chorus and, for the first time, a bonafide children’s concert.

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Kids & Families Feature
July 10, 2014

The Festival del Sole'e eccentric calendar includes two very noteworthy performances by the Sphinx Orchestra, known for its quality but also because it is the only orchestra in America comprised entirely of Black and Latino musicians.

More "Festival del Sole: Unity and the Sphinx " »
Kids & Families Feature
June 26, 2014

The good doctor is back to baffle you with more logic. Are you up to the challenge?

More "Dr. Gary Gruber's Brain Teasers, Vol. 4" »
June 20, 2014

The World Cup has taken over, but until you've scored with a playlist like this you haven't experienced the thrill of the culture that surrounds this sport.

More "Top Ten Brazilian Songs for the World Cup " »
Kids & Families Feature
June 19, 2014

The San Francisco Bay Area is home to a quartet of famous jazz music festivals. Here they are, in order of appearance.

More "A Hot Summer of Jazz: Four Famous, Local Festivals" »
Kids & Families Feature
June 12, 2014

Pretty much every musician of our age needs to know the basics of the digital music tools that are out there, in order to participate fully in the musical world.

More "Digital Is Not Optional: Creating Music From the Cutting Edge" »
Kids & Families Feature
June 5, 2014

Still need something for your child to do over some part of the summer? Here are a few noteworthy music camps you can still register for.

More "It's Not Too Late: Music Camps" »