Welcome to “Notes From the Past,” the San Francisco Conservatory of Music’s history blog. This blog is an opportunity to share some of the interesting historical items found in the Conservatory’s Archives. Enjoy!
The Archives Crew
Tessa Updike is the Archivist for the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. Tessa holds a B.A. in visual arts and has her Masters in Library and Information Science with a concentration in Archives Management from Simmons College in Boston. Previously she has worked for the Harvard University Botany Libraries and Archives and the Bancroft Library at the University of California, Berkeley.
Kevin McLaughlin is Head Librarian of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music Library. Kevin has a M.M. from Yale, a D.M.A. from the University of Minnesota, and a Master of Library and Information Science degree from the University of Washington. Before coming to the San Francisco Conservatory of Music in June of 2007, he served for five years as the performing arts librarian at the California Institute of the Arts. In addition to his library career, Kevin has been active as a trumpet player, having worked professionally in Vienna, Los Angeles and the Twin Cities.
Together, the Archives crew will be creating new posts each week with images and information gleaned from the Conservatory’s archives. Check in regularly to see what they uncover!
Former Student Workers