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SF Classical Voice's coverage of the Stanford Music and the Brain Symposium

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Lou Fanche writes at San Francisco Classical Voice about this year's Music and the Brain symposium at Stanford: "Creativity, reason, curiosity, or speech we now know are not always the product of one brain region alone but often of many areas interacting to produce an emotion, thought, memory, motor action, or behavior.

Earth’s Climate, Transformed into Sound

Monday, January 8, 2018

To conceptualize the speed at which our planet has changed over the past few hundred years, three UC Berkeley graduate students — Hal Gordon, Kate Pennington, and Valeri Vasquez — and CCRMA faculty Chris Chafe collaborated to create a piece of music based on global temperatures and the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere for the most recent three centuries.

Professor Emeritus George Houle to be celebrated Saturday, April 1 at Memorial Church

Thursday, March 30, 2017

George Houle, Professor of Music emeritus, died in Palo Alto on January. 7, 2017. The Stanford Department of Music will present a memorial concert with the participation of Houle's colleagues, friends, and family in Memorial Church on Saturday, April 1, at 7:30 p.m. A reception will follow in Braun Music Center’s Braun Rehearsal Hall.

Eric Tuan and Convivium consider the #MeToo movement Sunday, May 13

The composer and choral conductor Eric Tuan — currently the Department of Music's Choral Studies Program Administrator, as well as a Music alumnus — is the director of music at Christ Episcopal Church in Los Altos. In acknowledgment of the #MeToo movement, Tuan's choral group Convivium will perform a concert program at Christ Episcopal at 4:00 pm Sunday, May 13th.

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