The Alexander String Quartet, starting from the left: Zakarias Grafilo on the violin, Frederick Lifsitz on the second violin, Paul Yarbrough on the viola and Sandy Wilson on the cello, perform at the Mckenna Theatre during the Liberal & Creative Arts Opening Day Festival at SF State in San Francisco, Calif., on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014.
28 Sep 2014

The Alexander String Quartet shares the wonders of chamber music with all

A world-renowned string quartet has been quietly living in the Creative Arts Building, teaching music to students for more than 25 years. The Alexander String Quartet kicked off the opening

19 Feb 2014

Chamber music festival honors world-renowned violinist Yehudi Menuhin

Paul Yarbrough, artistic director, speaks to the audience of the Yehudi Menuhin Chamber Music Seminar and Festival Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014 in Knuth Hall. Photo by Ryan Leibrich / Xpress

24 Sep 2013

Music majors critiqued by renowned clarinetist in Master Class

[HTML1] SF State music majors, invited to play by their professors, hit the stage last Friday, Sept. 20 for critique from Yale professor and clarinetist David Shifrin for the May