Eliyahu Sills and Jason Ranjit Parmar, appearing as a duo, brought their inspiring musical talents for an intimate evening of the ney, (reed flute of the Middle East), Bansuri (bamboo flute from India), oud, Indian tablas and various percussion, for a contemplative evening of Indian Ragas along with Jewish & Sufi music from The Middle East and North Africa.
Travis Wernet, aka Outlaw Dervish, opened with an energetic, meditative solo didgeridoo set, drawing on Australian Aboriginal musical traditions in a … Read More
What a wonderful evening of classical and musical theatre songs performed by Kelsey Lauritano, Vocal Arts major at Juilliard and graduate of the Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts. Piano accompanist is Jillian Kim, student at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and SOTA 2012 alumna.
Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 7:00 PM. Admission Free, and light desserts served. Donations appreciated.
The evening is generously sponsored and organized by Ann Oglanian, CEO and President of ReGroup LLC and … Read More
A big thank you to the SF Shakespeare Festival touring troupe, Shakespeare On Tour, for the well-received free public one-hour performance of Shakespeare’s, “Julius Caesar” on the fateful Ides of March (3/15/14 @ 2 pm.)
It makes the Friends all the more excited about our recent funding for theatrical lighting in the Conservatory. Stay tuned for future evening theater performances.
Suitable for all ages, this exciting tale of politics and corruption in ancient Rome contains Mark Antony’s stirring and … Read More
Thank you to the Temescal Quartet for a wonderful afternoon classical music treat. The quartet performed on Saturday, July 27, 2013 at 3 pm. Tickets at the door: $20 suggested donation, but no one turned away. Light Refreshments Served. Doors Open at 2:30 pm.
The program: Beethoven’s Opus 18 #6 and Ravel’s Quartet. (Temescal Quartet members Barbara Riccardi, Katherine Button, Jonna Hervig and Ruth Lane).
Concert co-sponsored by the Friends of Sunnyside Conservatory and the SF Recreation and Park Department… Read More
Light floods the interior of the Conservatory, trimmed in salvaged old growth redwood. A custom ringed chandelier is an unforgettable signature element. The solid wood wall in the interior used to lead to the east wing of the Conservatory, demolished in 1978 when a permit was given in error. The Conservatory is officially San Francisco Historical Landmark #78.
Here’s a one-minute video featuring the interior of the Conservatory on Grand Re-Opening Day (to view on a mobile device, … Read More
Our beloved annual tradition! Join friends and family to carve, chat, and enjoy cider and fabulous halloween cookies.
Sunday, October 26, 2014, 2 pm-4 pm, Free. Doors Open at 1:30.
Bring-Your-Own-Pumpkin. Pumpkin carving kits and tools, including tools for older children, will be provided. Parents must supervise and accept responsibility for pumpkin carving with children.
Thanks to FunCheapSF who featured us in 2013 as a weekly “Top Pick” and brought so many new folks to the Conservatory. Maybe this year … Read More