Music News

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

February 21, 2013
March 1, 6 p.m., The Community Music Center in San Francisco presents a free concert — and conversation — with classical guitarist David Russell. Scottish-born Russell resides in Spain, tours inte...
February 21, 2013
The enormous benefits of music in education will be on display at the upcoming San Francisco Unified School District Arts Festival. The festival, which starts on March 3, will be at the Asian Art Muse...
February 21, 2013
Kids Around the Bay now includes descriptions of school music programs in the greater Bay Area. It’s an effort to provide parents with a sense of the resources and philosophy offered by different sc...
February 19, 2013
After nearly three decades of a prominent career with San Francisco Symphony, Publications Director Larry Rothe is retiring on March 1. Besides writing and editing program notes and features, Rothe ha...
February 19, 2013
San Domenico School's acclaimed Virtuoso Program presents "Women in Music" at 3 p.m. March 3, in the Bettye Poetz Ferguson Hall....
February 19, 2013
San Francisco’s Lamplighters Music Theatre has appointed Rick Williams as its new Artistic Director....
February 19, 2013
The Marin Headlands Center for the Arts has awarded 51 residential grants to artists from 11 countries and 10 U.S. states in disciplines including dance, music, sound, visual, film, video, new media, ...
February 19, 2013
The Kronos Quartet, which turns 40 in November, has been a San Francisco resident for 35 years, and it is concluding a multi-year joint project with Yerba Buena Center for the Arts on Thursday and Fri...
February 19, 2013
The Stanford University Department of Music’s Opera Workshop presents Henry Cowell's The Commission in a program "Opera-tions" that runs Feb. 23-March 23, in Dinkelspiel Auditorium. ...
February 19, 2013
'The Hills' as in The Hillside Club, to be exact — in Berkeley, on March 1, 3, and 9, after performances on Feb....

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