Bach to Cwik: Works for Solo Violin
Patrick Galvin, violin
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Partita No. 3 in E Major, BWV 1006
III. Gavotte en Rondeau
IV. Menuet I + II
Stefan Cwik (b. 1987)
Partita for Solo Violin
II. Allemande (attacca)
III. Corrente I (attacca)
IV. Corrente II
VI. Gigue and Double
About SFCM’s Composition Department
Prize-winning faculty develop and refine the skills of the next generation of great composers. The composition department both honors tradition and encourages innovation. Our four versatile faculty members closely mentor students while maintaining high-profile composing careers. We strongly emphasize interdepartmental collaboration, matching composers with performers, as well as offer frequent concerts and readings of student works. Every year, SFCM hosts the Highsmith Competition, an internal composition contest that grants the winner a performance of the submitted work by the Conservatory Orchestra. You'll be able to take advantage of the extraordinarily rich musical life of San Francisco, home to some of the most groundbreaking musical activity of the past half-century.
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 four world-class faculty members, including the concertmaster of the San Francisco Symphony. 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.