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STANFORD magazine —

The evolution of Blackfest

The largest free hip-hop event in the Bay Area wasn’t always a music festival. For decades, it was a family picnic of sorts, sparked by the need to bridge an east-west campus divide.

Stanford celebrates 50 years of summer jazz

Artistic director Jim Nadel founded the instructional jazz workshop the summer after graduating from Stanford out of a desire to stay close to the music and build a community of learning.

Fighting isolation with the art of design and computer music

Ge Wang, associate professor of music who specializes in the art of design and computer music, is hosting a free, public, multi-format weekly series designed to help people through the remoteness caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Musicologist Albert Cohen has died

An internationally distinguished musicologist, Cohen was also known on campus for his decades of service to the Department of Music.

Chamber Music Seminar returns

Every summer, Stanford’s St. Lawrence String Quartet and special guest faculty teach an intensive seminar to professional and amateur musicians on the delicate art of performing chamber music.

Welcome back to Frost!

Stanford’s iconic amphitheater reopens after extensive renovations and upgrades that make it one of the premiere music venues in the Bay Area and a place for university pomp and circumstance.