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Rehearsal in Dinkelspiel Auditorium
Bob Weir, left; Paul Phillips, right | Photo: Jaime Baldovinos

  • Inside the Department

Stanford composer and music faculty Giancarlo Aquilanti's orchestral arrangements of songs by the Grateful Dead will be premiered next week when Bobby Weir & Wolf Bros featuring The Wolfpack join the National Symphony Orchestra for a five-night run at the Kennedy Center. Aquilanti has been…

USAF Band of the Golden West
Tuesday, September 27th at 7:00 pm
Bing Concert Hall
Free admission!

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U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West
Tuesday, September 27
7:00 pm
Bing Concert Hall

Free admission!

The U.S. Air Force Band of the Golden West is dedicated to building and enhancing partnerships and friendships for the United States Air Force through world-class…

Paul Phillips

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Paul Phillips, Stanford's Director of Orchestral Studies and conductor of our orchestras, is among the many artists taking part in this year's Flower Piano at San Francisco Botanical Garden. On Wednesday, September 14 at 5 PM on the Garden’s Great Meadow, Phillips will conduct S.F.-based…

  • Inside the Department

The Department of Music at Stanford University seeks to appoint a Director of Keyboard Studies at the rank of Associate Professor (Teaching) for an initial term of five years, with the possibility of renewal for a continuing term appointment.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Achievements & Awards

Finland's Time of Music festival opened its 40th anniversary program at Viitasaari Arena on July 5th with the world premiere of Stanford Music faculty Mark Applebaum’s longest work to date. James Baker conducted the hour-long Venture Capital Punishment performance by the New York-based…

  • Achievements & Awards

Mahan Esfahani (Music '05) has become, at the age of 38, the youngest ever recipient of the Wigmore Medal in recognition of his outstanding musical achievements and contribution to Wigmore Hall in London. Mahan received this honor following his July 16th performance of J.S. Bach’s The…

  • Music in the News

     

From Holly Aylssa MacCormick's article for the July 18 Stanford Report:

The 15th-century French composer and singer Josquin des Prez, or “Josquin,” as he is commonly known, achieved the Renaissance equivalent of rock star status... A big mystery of early music is how many…

  • Achievements & Awards
Three Department of Music grad students and faculty are among the thirty-seven humanities scholars, ranging from graduate students to tenured faculty, that have been awarded fellowships for the upcoming academic year 2022–2023.   Our Stanford Humanities Center Fellows are: Gabriel Ellis, Ph.D…
  • Inside the Department

An ongoing power outage is affecting Stanford’s main campus has impacted some events listed our event calendar. Visit emergency.stanford.edu for current status and updates.

The Department of Music has canceled these two events:

SLSQ Chamber Music Seminar: Midday Masters 3
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Current COVID policies for Department of Music events

Your health and safety are our top priorities. Please be assured that the Department of Music is following guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Santa Clara County, and the state of California for increased health and…