SFCM Students walking with San Francisco skyline

SFCM Campus Tour | Bowes Center, TAC, & Ann Getty Center

SFCM and Opus 3 alliance
SFCM recently acquired Opus3 Artists, giving conservatory students a direct link to some of the most successful artists worldwide and inviting limitless opportunities for connection and collaboration.
A photo of SFCM students by the Bay Bridge

Recent Successes

Geoffrey Lee
Teddy Abrams '05
Conductor Of the Year
Louisville Orchestra | Music Director
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Esther Tonea, Soprano
Esther Tonea '18
San Francisco Opera Adler Fellow
Soprano
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Stewart Rosen
Stewart Rosen '14
Latin Grammy Winner
Double Bass
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Roberto Kalb, headshot
Roberto Kalb '09
San Francsico Opera Performance
Conductor
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Why SFCM?

An education at SFCM will transform you as
an artist, intellectual, professional, and individual.

  • San Francisco Conservatory of Music student, Jasmine Johnson
    To become an inspiring artist you must first seek inspiration. An extraordinary faculty is the foundation for a transformative education. Immersing yourself in a culture of exploration where you hear and perform with legendary musicians is the path to success.

    “After seven years, three degrees later, I am graduating this year,” remarked Jasmine Johnson, thinking back to when she firs...

  • Kevin Sun ’17
    You will expand your curiosity and understanding of the world through a dynamic curriculum integrated with your focus on music. Critical thinking is the path to knowledge, self-awareness, perspective, and achievement. You will develop the skills of inquiry, analysis, and communication necessary to pursue any endeavor.

    An accomplished pianist currently enrolled in med school, Kevin Sun keeps his passion for music close to inform his future.

  • Jessica Mao 20', TAC Program student
    The ability to transform dreams and aspirations into a life path is predicated on an understanding and application of core business principles and strategies. Our curriculum is designed to equip you for a lifetime of success.

    “I remember when I was about to go into middle school I got a letter from the band director telling me I should join the band...

  • A photo of student and cellist Mia Pixley
    Part of your journey at SFCM is to discover new ideas and explore them through projects of your own imagination and design. Winter Term provides the ideal laboratory to challenge yourself, to engage your strengths, to know and improve your weaknesses, and to practice the art and science of taking risks. You are unique. The possibilities are limitless.

    Mia Pixley connects to diverse audiences and fellow musicians, collaborating on multiple levels and platforms.

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GET TO KNOW 

Ani Bukujian '18

Hear from SFCM alumna Ani Bukujian ’18 about taking on the role of Principal Second Violin of the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra and how SFCM helped her achieve her artistic and professional goals.

 

Support young musicians like Ani in following their dreams by making a donation today.

A shot of the Caroline H. Hume Concert Hall at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music

Faculty

Inspiring artists. Passionate teachers.

Michael Gilbertson, Music Theory and Musicianship; Music History and Literature

SFCM Faculty is Pulitzer Finalist

Faculty member Michael Gilbertson was chosen as a finalist for this year's Pulitzer Prize for Music for his piece, Quartet.

San Francisco Conservatory of Music faculty member, Michael Gilbertson
Student and Teacher TAC