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Rufus Olivier — principal bassoon for the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra, member of the Stanford Woodwind Quintet, and Department of Music Lecturer (bassoon) — shared his Nutcracker war stories in the San Francisco Chronicle's recent feature by Allan Ulrich that highlighted a number of SF Ballet...
Dec 8 2015 | Upcoming Events
The Department of Music's Winter 2016 event schedule has been announced and can be reviewed in Upcoming Events. As usual, many of our events are free. Our ticketed events, including several in Bing Concert Hall, are now on sale at the Stanford Ticket Office.  
Nov 5 2015 | Stanford Report
Stanford scholars Adrian Daub and Charles Kronengold have made the theme songs of James Bond movies a subject for humanistic inquiry in their new book, The James Bond Songs: Pop Anthems of Late Capitalism. Stanford News writer Angela Becerra Vidergar talked to the two authors to get the deeper...
Oct 28 2015
With first-round ballots for the Grammy Awards nominations now being reviewed by the members of the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, the 2016 Grammy cycle is moving towards the December 7th announcement of nominations. The St.
Oct 20 2015 | Sibelius Festival
The Sibelius Festival celebrates the 150th anniversary of the birth of Jean Sibelius, one of the 20th century’s greatest composers. His music continues to reverberate in concert halls throughout the world while evoking the essence of his native country, Finland.