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RUTH ASAWA SAN FRANCISCO SCHOOL OF THE ARTS
The end of the season. Until January, that is! Join us.

WINTER PIANO RECITAL
featuring selected works from Scriabin, Shostakovich, Milhaud,
Chopin, Debussy, Rachmaninoff, Haydn & Brahms. Original works by
Angelina Wong & Henry Plotnick, with guest string players from
Asawa SOTA Orchestra. Directed by Ava Soifer.


7:30pm, Friday, December 1.
TICKETS: ADULTS $15 • SENIORS / ALUMNI $10 • STUDENTS $7 - SOTA VOCAL & IM STUDENTS FREE!!

WINTER GUITAR RECITAL
A celebration to honor the contributions of music educator, Curtis Renshaw,
and Jon Mendle, the 2017 Curtis Renshaw Memorial Artist-in-Residence.
At St. Aidan's Episcopal Church, 101 Goldmine SF 94131.
Season Passes Accepted. ALL RUTH ASAWA SOTA STUDENTS FREE.


7:30pm, Tuesday, December 5.
TICKETS: ADULTS $15 • SENIORS / ALUMNI $10 • STUDENTS $7 - ASAWA SOTA STUDENTS FREE!!!

SWEENEY TODD
The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

...or The String of Pearls, to be presented in the Studio Theatre.
The Classic tale that became a legend!


Evening performances 7:30pm
December 8-9-15-16, Friday & Saturday
Matinees 2pm
December 10 Sunday & 16 Saturday

 
TICKETS: ADULTS $15 • SENIORS / ALUMNI $10 • STUDENTS $7

BETHLEHEM, PA
Opera from a Post-Apocalyptic America

A unique evening of music from Asawa SOTA Vocal & Instrumental Music. Students from Band, Orchestra and Vocal present an original mash-up of two classics, Amahl & the Night Visitors and The Magic Flute.  

7:30 pm December 15 & 16
Friday & Saturday

 
TICKETS: ADULTS $15 • SENIORS / ALUMNI $10 • STUDENTS $7

HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR!
A seasonal smorgasbord of art, music, dance, theatre, word, and technical magic! The Spectacular sells out quickly, advance purchase (reserved seating) is strongly suggested.  Season Passes are not eligible for this special event.


7:30 pm December 20 & 21
Wednesday & Thursday

 
TICKETS: ADULTS $15 • SENIORS / ALUMNI $10 • STUDENTS $7

OTHER NEWS & EVENTS

Instrumental Music Alumni, Class of 2007– Matthew Cmiel (Conductor), Eugene Theriault (Bass), Matthew Ebisuzaki (Trumpet) and a group of very talented musicians will present works by Anna Clyne, Dusan Bogdanovic & Lou Harrison. Unity Church of San Francisco. 2222 Bush Street. DETAILS HERE.


After Everything New Music Collective
8 pm December 2. Saturday

 

Asawa SOTA World Music
Advanced Taiko Ensemble


Youth Art Exchange and dozens of arts organizations from across the San Francisco Bay Area will present a two-day celebration of young artists using creativity to amplify their voices and power. THIS IS A FREE EVENT at SOMArts Cultural Center, 934 Brannan Street. REGISTER HERE!

Youth Arts Summit
5-7:30pm December 1. Friday
1-5pm December 2. Saturday

 

Teen Gender Identity Today Parents Coalition of
Bay Area High Schools


A panel event with Lisa Kennedy, Gender Spectrum and Dr. Ilana Scherer, Child and Adolescent Gender Clinic, UCSF, moderated by Lyndsey Schlax, Ruth Asawa SOTA.  Learn the basics that can explain the difference between identity, orientation, and expression, and get an overview of the experiences and needs of gender-expansive students. Hear how language, terms, and ways of thinking about gender are changing , and more....

Ruth Asawa SOTA is a member of this organization and will be hosting this event on their campus at 555 Portola Drive, SF, 94131.  If you're receiving this email, you can take advantage of $10 member pricing for tickets. (Non-members: $15)
DETAILS & TICKETS
HERE.

7:30-9pm December 11. Monday
 

Elizabeth Carter, Theater AIR
Black Rider:
The Casting of the Magic Bullets


Elizabeth Carter, Asawa SOTA Theatre Department Artist-in-Residence under the direction of Department Director, Phil Rayher, has been mentoring students in Shakespeare, Voice, and Chamber since 2005. Elizabeth is a featured player in the Shotgun Players production of Black Rider: The Casting of the Magic Bullets. Music and lyrics by Tom Waits, tect by William S. Burroughs, original direction by Robert Wilson. . LEARN MORE HERE.

Shotgun Players
Through December 31. 

 
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THE ASAWA SOTA STUDIO THEATRE AND THE DAN KRYSTON MEMORIAL THEATRE ARE LOCATED AT THE RUTH ASAWA SAN FRANCISCO SCHOOL OF THE ARTS, 555 PORTOLA DRIVE, SAN FRANCISCO 94131