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Voice faculty Nova Jiménez's "Sidewalk Serenades" featured on KQED's Forum

Stanford voice faculty Nova Jiménez has spent nearly every weekend since last May performing "sidewalk serenades" for frontline workers and isolated individuals in the San Francisco Bay Area as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Jiménez, a soprano, says she’s performed more than 50 outdoor serenades during the pandemic for E.R. doctors and nurses, mail workers, nursery school kids, teachers, and senior living facilities.

Stanford Daily talks to three Music majors

Timothy Dai recently talked to three music majors for a Stanford Daily "Arts & Life" feature. Sonja Johnson-Yu ('18, computer science coterm), Nnamdi "Papa" Odita-Honnah ('20, flute performance), and Joss Saltzman ('20, composition) all provided perspectives on being music majors. Dai points out that this academic path is not a common one:

At Stanford, the rarity of music majors is so acute that they’ve become almost mythical.

Andy Meyerson (B.A., Music '08) and The Living Earth Show premiere “Tremble Staves" in SF

Andy Meyerson (B.A., Music '08) is the percussionist, co-founder, and artistic director of The Living Earth Show, a chamber ensemble comprised of himself and electric guitarist Travis Andrews. The Living Earth Show recently premiered “Tremble Staves,” a site-specific piece composed by Raven Chacon and performed October 19 at the ruins of the Sutro Baths in San Francisco.


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