Submitted by Debbie Barney on Fri, 04/25/2014 - 10:24
Now celebrating 25 years with the internationally celebrated St. Lawrence String Quartet, Lesley Robertson (viola) is proud to make her life at Stanford University where along with her SLSQ colleagues she directs the chamber music and string programs at the Department of Music. Ms.
Submitted by Debbie Barney on Fri, 04/25/2014 - 10:19
Member, Stanford Woodwind Quintet, San Francisco Contemporary Music Players, San Francisco Opera Orchestra; has performed with San Francisco Symphony Orchestra and the Boston Symphony.
Submitted by Debbie Barney on Fri, 04/25/2014 - 10:16
Rufus Olivier is the principal bassoonist with the San Francisco Opera and the San Francisco Ballet. At 21 years of age, he became a bassoonist with the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra before moving to his current positions with the Opera and Ballet. In addition to teaching at Stanford, Mr. Olivier is also instructor of bassoon at Mills College and Sonoma State University.
Submitted by Debbie Barney on Fri, 04/25/2014 - 10:13
Has appeared in recital and with orchestras throughout Canada. Served on the Jury for the International String Quartet Competition held at the Banff Center. Recipient of grants from the Ontario Arts Council and the Canada Council for the Arts.
Submitted by Debbie Barney on Fri, 04/25/2014 - 09:54
Studied with Danny Patiris, Joe Henderson, John Handy, Dave Baker. Director of the Stanford Jazz Workshop since 1972; artistic and administrative director Stanford Jazz Festival. Bay Area performance (alto saxophone) in various jazz combinations.
Submitted by Debbie Barney on Fri, 04/25/2014 - 09:51
Member of The Whole Noyse; former member, New York Pro Musica Antiqua. Recorded for Columbia, Orion, Intrada, and Musical Heritage Society. Articles and reviews in Early Music, The American Recorder, Journal of the American Musical Instrument Society, The Galpin Society Journal and Journal of the Viola da Gamba Society of America. EMA Performance Guides.
Submitted by Debbie Barney on Thu, 04/24/2014 - 15:45
Teaching experience includes: San José State University, California; Concord Academy, Concord, MA; and Tufts University, Medford, MA.
Submitted by Debbie Barney on Thu, 04/24/2014 - 15:44
Fellow, Royal College of Organists. Studied with Carole Terry, Peter Eros, Melvin Butler, Nicolas Kynaston, Nigel Allcoat. Special interests: 19th- and 20th-century repertoire, especially French. Assistant Conductor, U. Washington Symphony Orchestra/Opera; Conductor, U. Washington Summer Chamber Orchestra. Recitals in U.S., Germany, Wales, Australia, Norway, Sweden, England.
Submitted by Debbie Barney on Thu, 04/24/2014 - 15:40
Charlie McCarthy is a saxophonist who has played and recorded with many of the greats in jazz including Ella Fitzgerald, Joe Henderson, Sarah Vaughan, Bobbie Hutcherson, George Shearing, Madeline Eastman, Radcliffe (the Cal Tjader Alumni Band), Frank Sinatra, Nancy Wilson, Bruce Forman, Lena Horne, and Joe Williams. Charlie graduated from San Francisco State College, where he was a member of a quintet named as the best in the Intercollegiate Music Festival.
Submitted by Debbie Barney on Thu, 04/24/2014 - 15:36
Doctoral studies at Boston University. Violin studies with Joseph Silverstein and Berl Senofsky; chamber music with Eugene Lehner. Founding member of, and numerous recordings with, Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra; Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra, San Francisco; Orchestra of the 18th Century, Amsterdam; Smithsonian Chamber Players, Washington, DC; Aston Magna, New York; The Bach Ensemble, New York; American Bach Soloists; Artaria Quartet; Novello Quartet; and String Circle.