Music News

Read breaking news and items of interest from the world of music in the San Francisco Bay Area and far beyond.

May 19, 2020
A public/private coalition will provide grants directly to artists and arts workers in Alameda and Contra Costa counties. Application deadline is June 5.
May 19, 2020
The violinist expands his online teaching model with a new summer program.
May 18, 2020
A now-deferred seat-replacement project would have knocked the War Memorial out of commission for nearly four months next year.
May 14, 2020
Though anticipated, the news carries severe financial effects and is salt in the wounds of L.A. music lovers.
May 12, 2020
Music and Mind Live builds on the star soprano’s longtime interests in practical implications of music-and-the-brain research.
May 11, 2020
A 25-day digital gala will feature streaming concerts and other online content.
May 5, 2020
There will be concerts by Santa Cruz Symphony again, but the orchestra is hedging its bets as to when.
May 5, 2020
Another opera wins the composition prize from a varied jury.
May 4, 2020
Along with the latest cancellations, arts organizations are announcing cost-cutting measures.
May 4, 2020
There won’t be much live music in the Bay Area this summer.