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.
San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music not only hands out grants to many small music groups in all kinds of different genres, it also offers practical business advice to working musicians.More "With S.F. Friends Like These? Musicians Thrive" »
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" »
A Weill-Poulenc double-bill from Opera Parallèle offers a musical-theatrical gem; a source of excitement and discovery.More "Opera Parallèle Double-Bill Sails Magnificently on Dry Land" »
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" »
The Peninsula Symphony was allegedly robbed by its former executive director, but it was also compromised by a board that trusted too much.More "<em>UPDATE</em>: The Discreet Charm of Stephen Jay Carlton" »
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" »
With the assistance of his student Hanson Tam, SFCM Professor William Wellborn demonstrates how to generally make the melody more prominent in a thick chord cluster.More "VIDEO TIP: Voicing the Melody in Interlocking Chords" »