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
April 24, 2014

The S.F. Symphony’s Adventures in Music program reaches every child in grades 1-5 in the San Francisco Unified School District with music appreciation, inspiring them and building community.

More "How 24,000 Students Leave Their Hearts in San Francisco" »
Kids & Families Feature
April 17, 2014

There will be a lot of private family events this weekend, but if you’re looking for something to do with the family to celebrate, or for no special reason, here are some best bets.

More "Three Weekend Recommendations for Families" »
Kids & Families Feature
April 10, 2014

In this profile of a local school music program SFCV spoke with Michael Pakaluk, who heads the music program at Lynbrook High School.

More "Music in the Schools: Lynbrook High School" »
Kids & Families Feature
April 9, 2014

It’s time once again to pit your problem-solving skills against the good doctor.

More "Dr. Gary Gruber's Brain Teasers, Vol. 2" »
Playlist
April 9, 2014

Perk up your body and spirit with this playlist welcoming spring.

More "Spring Break Playlist" »
Kids & Families Feature
April 3, 2014

Randy Porter is a larger-than-life figure to many of his middle school students. But being that big often has a different look in the inner-city.

More "You-Go Mr. Porter: Slap!" »
Playlist
March 27, 2014

Paris has seen a lot of Aprils come and go: Here are songs that have accompanied some of those hopeful springs.

More "April in Paris Playlist" »
Playlist
March 20, 2014

This month marks the 300th anniversary of a composer you’ll love, if you don’t already know his music.

More "Who's Your Daddy: C.P.E. Playlist" »
Kids & Families Feature
March 20, 2014

Like problem solving? Try these music-related brain teasers from Marin’s famous test-taking strategist.

More "Dr. Gary Gruber's Brain Teasers, Vol. 1" »
Kids & Families Feature
March 20, 2014

Read all about the program and upgrade at Berkeley’s Jazzschool, a place you really should know about.

More "All That Jazz in Berkeley" »