Your best is where we begin.

Mozart's Serenade in E-flat Major, K. 375 - Mvmt. I: Allegro Casey Kearney, Russ deLuna, Davis Hampton, Jeremy Simas, Janessa Hettwer, Jonathan Ring, Michelle Ward, and Stephen Paulson Mozart's Serenade in E-flat Major, K. 375 - Mvmt. I: Allegro performed by Faculty and Students of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music


An education at SFCM will transform you as
an artist, intellectual, professional, and individual.

  • To become an inspiring artist you must first seek inspiration. An extraordinary faculty is the foundation for a transformative education. Immersing yourself in a culture of exploration where you hear and perform with legendary musicians is the path to success.

    “After seven years, three degrees later, I am graduating this year,” remarked Jasmine Johnson, thinking back to when she firs...

  • You will expand your curiosity and understanding of the world through a dynamic curriculum integrated with your focus on music. Critical thinking is the path to knowledge, self-awareness, perspective, and achievement. You will develop the skills of inquiry, analysis, and communication necessary to pursue any endeavor.

    An accomplished pianist currently enrolled in med school, Kevin Sun keeps his passion for music close to inform his future.

  • The ability to transform dreams and aspirations into a life path is predicated on an understanding and application of core business principles and strategies. Our curriculum is designed to equip you for a lifetime of success.

    Jose Soberanes didn’t come from the conventional musical background that often serves as a launchpad for many conservatory st...

  • Part of your journey at SFCM is to discover new ideas and explore them through projects of your own imagination and design. Winter Term provides the ideal laboratory to challenge yourself, to engage your strengths, to know and improve your weaknesses, and to practice the art and science of taking risks. You are unique. The possibilities are limitless.

    Mia Pixley connects to diverse audiences and fellow musicians, collaborating on multiple levels and platforms.

A shot of the Caroline H. Hume Concert Hall at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music


Inspiring artists. Passionate teachers.

Michael Gilbertson, Music Theory and Musicianship

SFCM Faculty is Pulitzer Finalist

Faculty member Michael Gilbertson was chosen as a finalist for this year's Pulitzer Prize for Music for his piece, Quartet.

San Francisco Conservatory of Music faculty member, Michael Gilbertson

Facility of the Future 

The Bowes Center

SFCM President David H. Stull reveals plans to build the Ute and William K. Bowes, Jr. Center for Performing Arts at 200 Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco, the Conservatory's first housing facility which will also contain performance halls, a restaurant, rehearsal spaces, and much more.


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