Music in Schools Today

582 Market Street
Ste 213
San Francisco, CA 94104
(415) 392-9010

Organization Type

Arts Education Organization

Category

Performance, Residency, Professional Development

Information

Grade Level: 
Pre-K, TK, Grades K-5, Grades 6-8, High School
Discipline: 
Dance, Literary Arts, Music, Storytelling, Theater, Visual Art
Subject: 
N/A
Languages: 
English

Program Description

For over 30 years, Music in Schools Today (MUST) has provided a safety net for Bay Area music programs. MUST supports existing music programs and provides a program for at-risk children pre-K-12, as well as professional development to teachers and teaching artists. MUST programs offer the joy of music making, improving student achievement and putting them on track to succeed in school and in life. MUST artists teach choir to dance, guitar to piano, percussion to puppetry to over 28,000 students annually.

New Conservatory Theatre Center

25 Van Ness Avenue, Lower Level
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 861-4914

Organization Type

Arts Education Organization
Performing Arts Company
Summer Camp

Category

Performance, Workshop, Residency

Information

Grade Level: 
Grades K-5, Grades 6-8, High School
Discipline: 
Theater
Subject: 
N/A
Languages: 
English

Program Description

New Conservatory Theatre Center offers classes, camps and performance opportunities, which allow youth to flourish in a fun, creative and supportive atmosphere where each student is provided an opportunity to shine. Emphasis is placed on skill-building through theatre games and exercises, with culminating performances punctuating the end of each session.

ODC Dance School

351 Shotwell Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 863-6606

Organization Type

Cultural/Community Center
Performing Arts Company
School

Category

Field Trip, Performance, Workshop, Residency, Professional Development

Information

Grade Level: 
Pre-K, TK, Grades K-5, Grades 6-8, High School, Post High School, All Ages, Adults, Seniors
Discipline: 
Dance, Storytelling, Theater
Subject: 
N/A
Languages: 
English, Spanish

Program Description

ODC School is dedicated to inclusion and to promoting the artistic lifecycle of a dancer through creative and technical training that develops artistic capacity, enthusiasm, and engagement. The school offers classes for all ages and all levels, from absolute beginners to professionals. Classes are taught by an outstanding professional faculty representing more than 20 dance disciplines.

Pacific Singers & Actors Workshop

Pacific Singers & Actors Workshop
San Francisco, CA 94122
(415) 661-1445

Organization Type

Arts Education Organization

Category

Workshop

Information

Grade Level: 
Grades 6-8, High School
Discipline: 
Music, Theater
Subject: 
N/A
Languages: 
English

Program Description

With once-per-week 90-minute sessions over 10 weeks of a school semester, Pacific Singers & Actors Workshop presents classes in foundational singing technique, acting and improvisation directly on school campuses. Pacific Singers & Actors Workshop introduces consistent use of tools and habits to allow students to develop and explore self-expression and creativity. Founding instructors Kristin Clayton, Nicolle Foland and Curt Branom have a collective 70 years experience as working performing artists.

Paul Dresher Ensemble

333 Valencia Street, Suite 301
San Francisco, CA 94103-3552
(415) 558-9540

Category

Field Trip, Performance

Information

Grade Level: 
Grades 6-8, High School, Post High School
Discipline: 
Multi-Discipline, Music, Storytelling
Subject: 
N/A
Languages: 
English

Program Description

In April 2015 The Paul Dresher Ensemble presents educational performances of the new musical Max Understood. This professionally acted musical invites audiences to experience the life of a boy with autism as he leaves his family's apartment and ventures out into the world on his own. Through spoken word, emotionally compelling music, and song, Max Understood will entertain young people 12 and up while fostering greater awareness and understanding of autism.

Peopleologie

3332 Brittan Avenue
San Carlos, CA 94070
(650) 508-8205

Organization Type

Arts Education Organization
Teaching Artist

Category

Workshop

Information

Grade Level: 
TK, Grades K-5, Grades 6-8, High School, Post High School, All Ages, Adults, Seniors
Discipline: 
Literary Arts, Multi-Discipline, Visual Art
Subject: 
History, Math, Science
Languages: 
English

Program Description

Peopleologie is about people, places, and things made by hand. Workshops designed as field trips offer slideshows, artifacts, and hands-on activities that promote cultural literacy, celebrate community, and build connections to the world through history, humanities, physical and social sciences, and traditional arts and crafts. Each "peopleologist" brings all the materials, knowledge, and know-how for sharing process- and success-oriented experimentation with time-honored techniques and tools.

Performing Arts Workshop

1661 Tennessee St
Suite 3-O
San Francisco, CA 94107
(415) 673-2634

Organization Type

Arts Education Organization

Category

Performance, Residency

Information

Grade Level: 
Pre-K, Grades K-5, Grades 6-8, High School
Discipline: 
Dance, Music, Storytelling, Theater
Subject: 
History, Language Arts, Math, Science
Languages: 
English, Chinese (Mandarin), Spanish

Program Description

Performing Arts Workshop is a nonprofit organization established in 1965 with a mission to help young people develop critical thinking, creative expression and essential learning skills through the arts.

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra and Chorale

414 Mason Street
Suite 606
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 252-1288 x316

Organization Type

Arts Education Organization
Performing Arts Company
Teaching Artist

Category

Field Trip, Performance, Workshop, Residency, Professional Development

Information

Grade Level: 
Grades K-5, Grades 6-8, High School, Post High School, All Ages, Adults, Seniors
Discipline: 
Dance, Music
Subject: 
History
Languages: 
English, Spanish

Program Description

An internationally applauded period instrument and vocal ensemble, PBO engages students through a suite of FREE educational programs that capture the style, spirit, and distinctive sounds of music from the early baroque through the present day: In-School Programs feature small ensembles that travel to schools, and the Mobile Mentors program provides coaches for school orchestras, bands, and choruses. Masterclasses, workshops, and a limited number of concert tickets are also available.

Poetry Inside Out

582 Market Street, Suite 700
San Francisco, CA 94104
(415) 512-8812

Organization Type

Arts Education Organization

Category

Residency

Information

Grade Level: 
Grades K-5, Grades 6-8, High School
Discipline: 
Literary Arts
Subject: 
Language Arts
Languages: 
English, Chinese (Mandarin), Chinese (Cantonese), Spanish

Program Description

Poetry Inside Out fosters imagination and builds problem-solving, critical-thinking, and literacy skills through the translation and composition of poetry. PIO has transformed thousands of students’ lives since 2000 and has helped them become lifelong learners, thinkers, and writers. Working in small collaborative groups, students progress from learning literary translation skills to studying poetic structure, form, and figurative language; and by revising, editing, and performing original work.

Precita Eyes Arts Education Program

2981 24st
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 285-2287

Organization Type

Arts Advocacy Organization
Arts Education Organization
Cultural/Community Center

Category

Performance, Workshop, Professional Development

Information

Grade Level: 
Pre-K, TK, Grades K-5, Grades 6-8, High School, Post High School, All Ages, Adults, Seniors
Discipline: 
Visual Art
Subject: 
History
Languages: 
English, Spanish

Program Description

As an inner city, community-based mural arts organization, Precita Eyes Muralists Association seeks to enrich and beautify urban environments and educate communities locally and internationally about the process and the history of public community mural art.

What's Coming Up

Public Meeting

Street Artists Screenings

March 06
/
1:00 PM to 4:30 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Street Artists Screenings

March 06
/
1:00 PM to 4:30 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Street Artists Screenings

March 06
/
1:00 PM to 4:30 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Street Artists Screenings

March 06
/
1:00 PM to 4:30 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125