High profile outside performances at Dolby Labs in San Francisco, Linux Audio Conference at Stanford University, and Garden of Memory in Oakland brought SCLOrk -- the Santa Clara Laptop Orchestra -- to entirely new audiences and raised the visibility of Santa Clara University in the music technology industry and electronic music scenes.
Experimental artist Sam Pluta: ‘I wanted to be able to invent my own type of music’
This year’s Concerto and Aria Competition winners are four seniors who are members of the University Orchestra
Bill Stevens has been selected to give a compelling presentation about the characteristics of effective practice at the Jazz Education Network 9th Annual National Conference in Dallas this January 2018.
2016 Music and Social Justice Festival
The Department of Music hosted the first Music and Social Justice Festival in January of 2016. This three-day festival brought together students, faculty and distinguished guests to explore ways in which music and the arts can address issues of social inequality, forge interracial alliances, and help to create a more just world.
How Could They Disappear?
A haunting requiem for 43 “disappeared” college students in Mexico premiered at the Mission Church—and won’t soon be forgotten.