Creative Arts

Sucia: a Latina Cinderella story

March 7, 2018 Life

She travels far. All the way to allá [there].” This line embodies the spirit of “Sucia,” a girl who is determined to reach her dreams after she realizes that she cannot be herself in a place where no one else is like her. Even if it means leaving home, she’s eager to see herself represented ...

Two construction projects set to shake up Holloway

September 20, 2017 1 Comment

  Massive change is on the way for Holloway Avenue as SF State gears up to construct two buildings approved by the CSU Board of Trustees over the summer.  The Creative Arts & Holloway Mixed-Use Project will demolish 46 units of student housing within two separate blocks of University Park South. The demolition will clear the way for a ...

SF State celebrates Creative State Opening Day

October 2, 2013 Life

Highlighted by the Alexander String Quartet and the world premiere of a composition by Pulitzer Prize-winning professor, Wayne Peterson, the University’s vibrant arts programs joined in the first ever Creative State Opening Day showcase on Sunday. The main focus of the Creative State opening day was the season’s first Morrison Artist Series concert. However, most ...

Music majors critiqued by renowned clarinetist in Master Class

September 24, 2013 Life 1 Comment

[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 T. Morrison Chamber Music Center’s Master Class with the Alexander String Quartet. “I definitely think the master classes motivate us to definitely strive for more ...

15-year-old pianist wins first in SF State professor’s competition

September 10, 2013 Life

[set_id=72157635468719399] The crowd fell silent and gazed toward center stage as the pianist, Alex Chien, sat at the black grand piano. His fingers tapped the black and white keys and his head followed the melody of Franz Liszt’s “Rhapsodie Espagnole.” At the end of his performance, he rose and thanked the clapping audience, including his dad ...