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Lou Fancher

Lou Fancher is a San Francisco Bay Area writer. Her work has been published by WIRED.com, Diablo Magazine, Oakland Tribune, Contra Costa Times, InDance, East Bay Express, Oakland Magazine, SF Weekly, and others.  She is a children's book author, designer and illustrator, with over 50 books in print. Also a choreographer, ballet master and teacher, she coaches professional ballet and contemporary dance companies in the U. S. and Canada.  Visit her website online at www.johnsonandfancher.com.

Articles by this Author

Upcoming Concert
    September 16, 2017

    Smuin’s season opener features the lauded choreographer’s Requiem for a Rose.

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    Upcoming Concert
    September 5, 2017

    Music, dance, theater, and visual art spark inquiry and conversation during the 10-day festival at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts.

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    Upcoming Concert
    August 2, 2017

    The San Francisco String Trio celebrates Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.

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    Upcoming Concert
    July 29, 2017

    SFCV talks with violinist and budding orchestra chair Shiho Takashima about the universal language of music.

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    Upcoming Concert
    July 14, 2017

    Special concerts and impromptu performances ring out on a dozen pianos festooning the garden.

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    Upcoming Concert
    July 5, 2017

    Composer Joseph M. Columbo’s new opera challenges the conventional perceptions of the genre.

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    Artist Spotlight
    June 27, 2017

    A top cancer researcher nurses a lifelong passion for singing and songwriting. Now she’s releasing her second album.

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    Upcoming Concert
      June 9, 2017

      Carlos Aguirre brings together San Jose youth with artists Cellista and soprano Alexandra Sessler to create new music.

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      Feature Article
      May 26, 2017

      Eun Lee, a busy educator, conductor, and musician battles for social justice one note at a time.

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      May 16, 2017
      The exuberant two-week festival builds bridges — not walls — between cultures. ...
      May 8, 2017
      World premieres from Nicole Hoskins and Trey McIntyre and a 2015 Amy Seiwert favorite are on the bill. ...
      Upcoming Concert
        May 6, 2017

        The choreographer’s world premiere at the YBCA will be unveiled in silence — music optional.

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        Upcoming Concert
        May 3, 2017

        Vocalist Majel Connery talks about the group’s surprising instrumentation and unique mashup of ancient and avant-garde influences.

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        Chamber Music Review
        May 2, 2017

        The trio’s peerless musicianship and their unusual combination of cello, bass, and mandolin result in fresh interpretations of classic material.

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        Feature Article
        May 2, 2017

        The beloved violinist and concertmaster talks about her accomplishments with the New Century Chamber Orchestra and her decision to dedicate more of her time to teaching.

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        Upcoming Concert
        April 14, 2017

        Creative teams will be scrambling when Opera Theater Unlimited debuts their 48-Hour Opera Festival.

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        Upcoming Concert
        April 12, 2017

        Guest soloists and dancers join the orchestra and chorale for a fully-staged presentation of Rameau’s opera-ballet Le Temple de la Gloire.

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        Feature Article
        April 6, 2017

        Look for dance without limits when AXIS takes the stage during National Dance Week.

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        Upcoming Concert
          March 15, 2017

          The violin virtuoso shares her ideas on staying open, engaged, and challenged.

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          Chamber Music Review
          March 7, 2017

          Jennifer Higdon’s Piano Trio is just one highlight in a strong program from the Gold Coast Chamber Players.

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