Departmental Recitals showcase performance departments through its students. Featuring various students and repertoire, and curated by the faculty, performances in this recital highlight SFCM programs and the wide range of study.
Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst: Variations on "The Last Rose of Summer"
Zeke Sokoloff, violin
Zoe Yost: Lament for Two Violas
Zoe Yost, viola
Chuxuejie Zhang, viola
Clara Schumann: 3 Romances, Op.22
I. Andante molto
II. Allegretto: Mit zartem Vortrage
III. Leidenschaftlich schnell
Ayoun Alexandra Kim, cello
Jon Lee, piano
Maurice Ravel: Tzigane
Sofia Malvinni, violin
Amy Chiu, piano
Joseph Haydn: String Quartet in B Flat Major, Op. 76, No. 4, “Sunrise”
I. Allegro con spirito
III. Minuet. Allegro - Trio
IV. Finale. Allegro ma non troppo
Shintaro Taneda, violin
Mathea Goh, violin
Isabel Tannenbaum, viola
Ayoun Alexandra Kim, cello
About SFCM’s Violin Department
Transform your playing in the heart of the Bay Area music scene. About 50 students study violin at SFCM, learning from world-class faculty members, including the concertmasters of the nearby San Francisco Symphony, Opera, and Ballet ensembles. As a violinist at SFCM, you’ll perform with your peers, explore new possibilities for your instrument, and develop your voice through music from the baroque to the new.
About SFCM’s Viola Department
Study viola at SFCM and bring this traditionally mid-range instrument to the vanguard of the performing world. Four faculty members and about 20 students make up SFCM’s viola department. Studio sizes are kept small, ensuring performance opportunities and tailored instruction for each student in the department. Ensembles available to viola players include baroque and early-music ensembles, contemporary groups, and the Conservatory Orchestra.
About SFCM’s Cello Department
Opportunity awaits you as a cellist at SFCM. Part of SFCM’s comprehensive strings program, the cello department has a studio of about 29 students, all honing their craft with the guidance of four dedicated faculty members. Students can perform with resident ensembles such as the Conservatory Orchestra and chamber groups from the baroque to the contemporary, as well as enter the annual String Concerto Competition.
About SFCM’s Double Bass Department
SFCM's double bass department has fewer than 15 students under the instruction of two faculty professors, the principal and assistant principal of the San Francisco Symphony. Students can perform with resident ensembles such as the Conservatory Orchestra and chamber groups from the baroque to the contemporary, as well as enter the annual String Concerto Competition.
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