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concerts & events
in tateuchi hall

CSMA's Community ConcertsGenerously supported by  grants from Applied Materials Foundation and the Los Altos Community Foundation; Media Sponsor KDFC

Stanford Live Artist Spotlight

World-class visiting artists provide conversation and brief performances in these intimate, educational collaborations with Stanford Live.

Arrive early! Seating is limited. Doors open 30 minutes prior to performance.


fall Program

Aaron Diehl

Friday, September 30, 7:30pm

Aaron DiehlPianist Aaron Diehl is a jazz virtuoso and a leading force in today’s generation of jazz musicians. Enjoy an evening with this contemporary pianist as he celebrates the two-handed American piano tradition, including works by Jelly Roll Morton and George Gershwin.

Doors open at 7:00pm. Seating is limited - arrive early!


Silicon Valley African Film Festival

Friday - Sunday, October 14-16

SVAFF logoSpecial Event!The Silicon Valley African Film Festival focuses exclusively on films made by African filmmakers, bringing an understanding and appreciation of Africa and Africans through compelling storytelling and breathtaking cinematography. Don’t miss one of the hottest film festivals in America!

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Peter & Will Anderson

Saturday, October 22, 7:30pm

AndersonsHailed by the New York Times as “virtuosos on clarinet and saxophone,” Peter and Will Anderson return to CSMA for another electrifying performance. The twin brothers are one of the most extraordinary set of performers in jazz music today, known for their exciting arrangements of jazz classics and fresh original music.


Doors open at 7:00pm. Seating is limited - arrive early!

El Grupo Sinigual

Sunday, October 30, 2pm

El Grupo SinigualCSMA Family Concert
El Grupo Sinigual is one of the Bay Area's most entertaining Afro-Cuban jazz combos! Featuring the percussion styles of Carmen Cansino (CSMA faculty), El Grupo Sinigual performs a family-friendly program of mambo, cha-cha and bomba music… plus a few surprises!

Doors open at 1:30pm. Seating is limited - arrive early!

Melody of China

Friday, November 4, 7:30pm

Melody of ChinaCSMA Artworlds Event
San Francisco’s premiere Chinese ensemble, Melody of China, presents an evening of traditional and contemporary selections showcasing the instruments and melodies from different regions of China. The evening also features classical Chinese paintings from Hsu Shin Zhe, as well as delicious Chinese food and wine.

Doors for performance open at 7:00pm. Seating is limited - arrive early!

CSMA Piano Trio
featuring Mandy Chiu, Anthony Doheny and Kevin Yu

Sunday, November 13, 2pm

piano keysJoin the CSMA Piano Trio for a must-see concert of modern classical masterpieces. Featuring CSMA faculty members Mandy Chiu (piano), Kevin Yu (cello), and Distinguished Teacher Anthony Doheny (violin), this performance includes Stravinsky’s Suite Italienne, Debussy’s Cello Sonata, and Arensky’s Piano Trio No. 1, Op. 32.

Doors open at 1:30pm. Seating is limited - arrive early!

Film Screening: Paper Lanterns

Wednesday, November 16, 7:30pm

Screenshot from film with logos of film festivals where it has appeardJoin us for a special screening of the documentary film “Paper Lanterns”, the story of American POWs in Hiroshima, and Shigeaki Mori, the man who spent his life remembering. Learn more about this amazing story in a Q&A session with Barry Frechette, the film’s director.

Doors open at 7:00pm. Seating is limited - arrive early!

Hurd Ensemble

Saturday, December 3, 7:30pm

Hurd EnsemblePerforming original music by composer George Hurd, The Hurd Ensemble unifies the worlds of electronic and classical music. By mixing string instruments with piano and modern electronic sounds, the Hurd Ensemble melds chamber music and cutting-edge electroacoustic textures in a way that is both accessible and daring. A concert not to be missed!

Doors open at 7:00pm. Seating is limited - arrive early!

Merit Students Holiday Conceert

Saturday, December 10, 5pm

CSMA Family Concert
Photo of Merit Scholars for 2016-2017CSMA’s Merit Scholarship Student Ensembles perform favorite selections to celebrate the winter season. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear these talented young musicians perform renowned compositions and warm holiday classics.

Doors open at 4:30pm. Seating is limited - arrive early!


Sarah Cahill

Saturday, January 14, 7:30pm

Sarah CahillPianist Sarah Cahill has been called “a sterling pianist and an intrepid illuminator of the classical avant-garde” by the New York Times and “a brilliant and charismatic advocate for modern and contemporary composers” by Time Out New York. Get to know this rising star of 21st Century classical music in an intimate evening at Tateuchi Hall.

Doors open at 7:00pm. Seating is limited - arrive early!


World Harmony Chorus

Monday, January 30, 7:30pm

World Harmony ChorusThe World Harmony Chorus brings the community together through a joyous celebration of song! Led by charismatic musician Daniel Steinberg, this diverse choral group performs traditional songs from around the world, including Africa, Europe and Latin America.

Doors open at 7:00pm. Seating is limited - arrive early!



about events in tateuchi hall

CSMA Events in Tateuchi Hall are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.
Your voluntary donation will help ensure the future of our free and accessible programs.

Seating limited to 200 guests. First-come, first-served. CSMA is committed to providing high-quality cultural experiences for audiences of all ages. Some performances may not be suitable for young children.To ensure the best experience for all guests, children should be able to sit quietly during the performance (approximately one hour).

For more information, call 650.917.6800 ext. 332.