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Ian Scarfe

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San Francisco, CA
Piano
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Upcoming groupmuses

3rd Annual Fillmore St GroupMuse!

  • Friday, January 25, 2019, at 7:00 PM
  • Cow Hollow, SF

Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center

This groupmuse is full

Enophiles for Vinifera

  • Saturday, February 2, 2019, at 1:30 PM
  • Coombsville

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Spots available

Spindlewood Chamber Music Society - Zurich Beethoven Trio Edition

  • Friday, April 5, 2019, at 7:30 PM
  • Woodside Green, Camarillo

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Ian Scarfe enjoys a busy career as a piano soloist, collaborative pianist, and chamber musician. Based in California, he performs regularly around the entire San Francisco Bay-Area, from Napa and Sonoma Valleys in the north, to Santa Cruz and the Monterey Bay in the south. An enthusiastic performer, he averages over one-hundred performances each year, some of which him across the United States, Canada, and Europe. Recent highlights include the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C., the Fairbanks Summer Arts Festival in Alaska, and annual tours in Switzerland with the Zurich Mozart Trio.

He is the founder and director of the Trinity Alps Chamber Music Festival, which presents annual retreats and concert tours for dozens of musicians from around the world. Based in “North State” California's scenic Trinity County, the home of the Trinity Alps Wilderness, the festival has given over 130 concerts in its six years, including educational performances at dozens of local schools and summer camps.

He is a founding member of the Vinifera Trio, an ensemble based in California's wine-country, and the Zurich Mozart Trio, based in Zurich, Switzerland. He is also a founding member of the contemporary group Nonsemble 6, renown for its fully staged performances of Arnold Schoenberg's Pierrot Lunaire.

An eloquent and articulate speaker, Ian is a frequent lecturer on music, and gives talks on music appreciation and history at universities (Stanford, UCSC, UCSF, Willamette, Monmouth College, Western Illinois U) as well as adult education programs and retirement communities.

As a soloist, Ian's appearances with orchestras have come to prominently feature the music of Beethoven. Recent performances of Beethoven's music include the Piano Concerto No. 4 with Symphony Parnassus in San Francisco, the “Choral” Fantasy with the Fairbanks Summer Arts Orchestra in Alaska, and the "Triple" Concerto with orchestras in California and Florida. Ian's recordings of Beethoven include late works such as his Violin Sonata in G, Op. 96, and Piano Sonata in A-flat, Op. 110.

He is currently on staff as a music associate at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, where he earned a Master's Degree in 2008 and an Artist's Certificate in 2010. He earned a Bachelor's of Music Degree in 2005 from Willamette University. His principal teachers are Paul Hersh from the SF Conservatory of Music, and Dr. Anita King from Willamette University.

Visit his personal website at www.ianscarfe.com
Visit the Trinity Alps Chamber Music Festival at www.TrinityAlpsCMF.org

WHAT'S WITH THE TRAIN PHOTO?
This photo was taken at the Trinity Alps Chamber Music Festival in 2014, on the Trinity Alps Mountain Railroad built by Russ Robinson on his private mountain in the woods. The other musicians are guest artists of the festival.

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Performed groupmuses (38)

Musing in the new year

  • Sunday, January 20, 2019, at 6:00 PM
  • Marina District, SF

Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center

This groupmuse happened about 16 hours ago

Midwinter Montclair Beethoven

  • Sunday, January 13, 2019, at 2:00 PM
  • Montclair, Oakland

Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center

This groupmuse happened 8 days ago

Trinity Alps Beethoven Bash

  • Saturday, January 12, 2019, at 7:00 PM
  • South of Market, San Francisco

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This groupmuse happened 9 days ago

Th Butter House groupmuse

  • Friday, November 23, 2018, at 4:00 PM
  • Burlingame Village, Burlingame Burlingame, CA

Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center

This groupmuse happened about 2 months ago

“A Little Sunday Night Music - Nocturnes and ‘Songs to the Moon’”

  • Sunday, November 18, 2018, at 6:30 PM
  • Marina District, SF San Francisco, CA

Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center

This groupmuse happened 2 months ago

A Massivemuse for the End of Time: Messiaen at Monument

  • Friday, October 19, 2018, at 7:30 PM
  • South of Market, SF San Francisco, CA
  • $20 tickets ($15 for supermusers}

Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center

This groupmuse happened 3 months ago

An Anniversary Groupmuse!

  • Saturday, October 13, 2018, at 7:30 PM
  • Birdland, Sunnyvale Sunnyvale, CA

Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center

This groupmuse happened 3 months ago

The Vinifera Trio plays music for violin, clarinet, and piano

  • Sunday, May 6, 2018, at 7:00 PM
  • Southwest Berkeley, Berkeley

Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center

This groupmuse happened 9 months ago

Saturday Groupmuse - see the city sparkle from the hill

  • Saturday, May 5, 2018, at 7:00 PM
  • Glen Park, SF

Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center

This groupmuse happened 9 months ago

VINFERA DOUBLE-HEADA PT. 2

  • Saturday, April 28, 2018, at 5:00 PM
  • Uptown Oakland, Oakland

Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center

This groupmuse happened 9 months ago

VINIFERA DOUBLE-HEADA PT. 1

  • Saturday, April 28, 2018, at 1:30 PM
  • Rockridge/North Oakland

Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center

This groupmuse happened 9 months ago

Ginormous secret artspace Groupmuse

  • Friday, April 20, 2018, at 8:00 PM
  • South of Market, San Francisco

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This groupmuse happened 9 months ago

Bay Street musin'

  • Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at 7:00 PM
  • Marina District, SF

Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center

This groupmuse happened 11 months ago

A Midwinter Fireside Afternoon Massivemuse

  • Sunday, January 14, 2018, at 2:00 PM
  • Western Addition, SF San Francisco, CA
  • $20 tickets ($15 for supermusers}

Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center

This groupmuse happened about 1 year ago

It's Delightful in December with Brahms & Beethoven!

  • Thursday, December 14, 2017, at 7:00 PM
  • Rancho Area of Los Altos Los Altos, CA

Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center

This groupmuse happened about 1 year ago

End your old, begin your new week with music, relaxation, networking in the Marina

  • Sunday, November 12, 2017, at 6:30 PM
  • Marina District, SF San Francisco, CA

Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center

This groupmuse happened about 1 year ago

Vinifera Trio on Fillmore

  • Friday, October 20, 2017, at 7:00 PM
  • Cow Hollow, SF San Francisco, CA

Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center

This groupmuse happened over 1 year ago

Classical in Culver CIty III

  • Sunday, September 24, 2017, at 7:30 PM
  • Blanco - Culver Crest, Culver City

Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center

This groupmuse happened over 1 year ago

Spindlewood Chamber Music Society

  • Friday, September 22, 2017, at 7:30 PM
  • Woodside Green, Camarillo

Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center Center

This groupmuse happened over 1 year ago

A Summer Concert in the Woods

  • Wednesday, August 30, 2017, at 7:00 PM
  • Woodside

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This groupmuse happened over 1 year ago