HISTORICAL EVENTS

A Summer Piano Festival Sat, Jun 01, 2013 at 7:00PM

Piano students of The Calder School will perform solo works by Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Debussy, Chopin, Brahms, Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, and more.

Where: Santa Clara University, Center for Performing Arts. (Franklin / LaFayette in Santa Clara, CA) directions


Tickets: $5

A Winter Piano Extravaganza Sun, Feb 03, 2013 at 1:30PM

Piano students of The Calder School will perform solo works by Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Debussy, Chopin, Brahms, Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, and more.

Where: Santa Clara University, Center for Performing Arts. (Franklin / LaFayette in Santa Clara, CA) directions


Tickets: $5

Music Theory Class starts Sun, Jan 06, 2013 at 1:30PM

Music theory class covering preparation for written portion of the upcoming Certificate of Merit examination begins. This is a 10-session, 2-hours-per-session, course covering everything you will need to know and more.click here for more information


A Fall Piano Extravaganza Sat, Sep 22, 2012 at 7:00PM

Piano students of The Calder School will perform solo works by Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Debussy, Chopin, Brahms, Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, and more.

Where: Santa Clara University, Center for Performing Arts. (Franklin / LaFayette in Santa Clara, CA) directions


Tickets: $5

Student Solo Piano Concert Sat, Sep 08, 2012 at 7:00PM

Calder Student Amber Hou will perform Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, with her teacher, Mr. Philip Calder, performing the orchestra part on a second Steinway. She will also play Beethoven's Appassionata Sonata, Op.57 and various Etudes by Chopin. Additionally, she and fellow Calder student, Leslie Tzeng, will perform a four-hand piano transcription of Brahms' Symphony No. 4, M3.

Where: Santa Clara University, Center for Performing Arts. (Franklin / LaFayette in Santa Clara, CA) directions


Tickets: Free - contact Mr. Ludwig Calder

Student Solo Debut Piano Concert Sat, Sep 26, 2009 at 7:15PM

Calder Students Leslie Tzeng and Amber Hou give their Solo Piano Concert Debuts, performing works of Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Liszt, Brahms, Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev and Calder.

Where: Santa Clara University, Center for Performing Arts. (Franklin / LaFayette in Santa Clara, CA) directions


Tickets: Free - contact Mr. Ludwig Calder

A Winter Celebration of Music Sun, Feb 08, 2009 at 1:45PM

Students of the Calder Academy will perform solo and ensemble works for voice, piano, strings, winds and percussion and handbell ensemble.

Where: Santa Clara University, Center for Performing Arts. (Franklin / LaFayette in Santa Clara, CA) directions


Tickets: $5

Halloween Potluck Party Fri, Oct 31, 2008 at 6:30PM

Come join us for an evening of food, games, contests, and of course music. Free and open to the public. This is a potluck, so be sure to bring one of your favorite dishes, drinks or desserts.

Potluck sign-up print-out

Where: Calder Academy

Festival of Light Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 5:00PM

Join us as we celebrate the New Year Festival of Lights (Diwali), a major Indian holiday, as part of Calder Academy’s ongoing commitment to cultural awareness. There will be cultural music, dance, and samples of Hindi cuisine.

Also, view our new Hindi course offering here.

Where: Calder Academy

A Fall Musical Celebration Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 7:30PM

Please download and read the SCU audition guidelines here.

Students and teachers of the Calder Academy will perform solo and ensemble works for voice, piano, strings, winds and percussion and handbell ensemble. View the program

Where: Santa Clara University, Center for Performing Arts. (Franklin / LaFayette in Santa Clara, CA) directions


China Disabled People at the Park Sun, Oct 12, 2008 at 12:00PM

BBQ picnic, potluck and performance with the China Disabled People at Memorial Park. Informal day-at-the-park afternoon, complete with food, games, and some small performances. They may perform for us and some of our kids will sing and dance for them. (There will be an Iranian Festival at the park as well so don’t be confused.) For more info, please click here.

Please wear your Calder Academy shirt upon arrival so you are easy to identify.

Where: Cupertino Memorial Park (off Stevens Creek Blvd and Homestead)

A Winter Musical Celebration Sun, Jan 13, 2008 at 7:00PM

Students of the Calder Academy will perform solo and ensemble works for voice, piano, strings, winds and percussion and handbell ensemble.

Where: Santa Clara University, Center for Performing Arts. (Franklin / LaFayette in Santa Clara, CA) directions


Tickets: $5

Student Concert Auditions Sat, Jan 05, 2008 at 6:30PM

Students of Calder Academy will be auditioned for the upcoming Santa Clara Concert. Those who perform successfully at the audition will have an opportunity to represent the academy at the Santa Clara Concert.


Where: Calder Academy of Music. directions


Free and open to the public.

Student Evaluation Recital Sat, Dec 22, 2007 at 6:30PM

Students of Calder Academy will be adjudicated and given reviews on their performances.

Where: Calder Academy of Music. directions


Free and open to the public.

Student Evaluation Recital Sat, Dec 15, 2007 at 6:30PM

Students of Calder Academy will be adjudicated and given reviews on their performances.

Where: Calder Academy of Music. directions


Free and open to the public.

Student Evaluation Recital Sat, Dec 08, 2007 at 6:30PM

Students of Calder Academy will be adjudicated and given reviews on their performances.

Where: Calder Academy of Music. directions


Free and open to the public.

Student Evaluation Recital Sat, Dec 01, 2007 at 6:30PM

Students of Calder Academy will be adjudicated and given reviews on their performances.

Where: Calder Academy of Music. directions


Free and open to the public.

Student Evaluation Recital Sat, Nov 24, 2007 at 6:30PM

Students of Calder Academy will be adjudicated and given reviews on their performances.

Where: Calder Academy of Music. directions


Free and open to the public.

Parenting Seminar Sun, Nov 11, 2007 at 3:30PM

You are invited to attend our informative seminars: discussions and lectures by community leaders, educators and professionals who will share their insights into topics related to parenting and educating children. Pose your questions live and meet and interact with the lecturers and other interested parents.

Where: Calder Academy. directions


Free and open to the public.

Parenting Seminar Sun, Oct 21, 2007 at 3:30PM

You are invited to attend our informative seminars: discussions and lectures by community leaders, educators and professionals who will share their insights into topics related to parenting and educating children. Pose your questions live and meet and interact with the lecturers and other interested parents.

Where: Calder Academy. directions


Free and open to the public.

Student Evaluation Recital Sat, Oct 06, 2007 at 6:30PM

Students of Calder Academy will be adjudicated and given reviews on their performances.

Where: Calder Academy of Music. directions


Free and open to the public.

Student Evaluation Recital Sat, Sep 15, 2007 at 6:30PM

Students of Calder Academy will be adjudicated and given reviews on their performances.

Where: Calder Academy of Music. directions


Free and open to the public.

Student Evaluation Recital Sat, Aug 25, 2007 at 6:30PM

Students of Calder Academy will be adjudicated and given reviews on their performances.

Where: Calder Academy of Music. directions


Free and open to the public.

Parenting Seminar Sun, Jul 22, 2007 at 3:30PM

You are invited to attend our informative seminars: discussions and lectures by community leaders, educators and professionals who will share their insights into topics related to parenting and educating children. Pose your questions live and meet and interact with the lecturers and other interested parents.

Where: Calder Academy. directions


Free and open to the public.

Parenting Seminar Sun, May 06, 2007 at 3:30PM

You are invited to attend our informative seminars: discussions and lectures by community leaders, educators and professionals who will share their insights into topics related to parenting and educating children. Pose your questions live and meet and interact with the lecturers and other interested parents.

Where: Calder Academy. directions


Free and open to the public.

Parenting Seminar Sun, Apr 15, 2007 at 3:30PM

You are invited to attend our informative seminars: discussions and lectures by community leaders, educators and professionals who will share their insights into topics related to parenting and educating children. Pose your questions live and meet and interact with the lecturers and other interested parents.

Where: Calder Academy. directions


Free and open to the public.

Student Evaluation Recital Sat, Apr 07, 2007 at 6:30PM

Students of Calder Academy will be adjudicated and given reviews on their performances.

Where: Calder Academy. directions


Free and open to the public.

Student Evaluation Recital Sat, Mar 31, 2007 at 6:30PM

Students of Calder Academy will be adjudicated and given reviews on their performances.

Where: Calder Academy. directions


Free and open to the public.

Parenting Seminar Sun, Mar 18, 2007 at 3:30PM

You are invited to attend our informative seminars: discussions and lectures by community leaders, educators and professionals who will share their insights into topics related to parenting and educating children. Pose your questions live and meet and interact with the lecturers and other interested parents.

Where: Calder Academy. directions


Free and open to the public.

A Winter Musical Celebration Sun, Feb 18, 2007 at 1:30PM

Students of the Calder Academy will perform solo and ensemble works for voice, piano, strings, winds and percussion and handbell ensemble.

Where: Santa Clara University, Center for Performing Arts. (Franklin / LaFayette in Santa Clara, CA) directions


Tickets: $5

Student Performance Reviews Sat, Feb 17, 2007 at 6:30PM

Students selected to perform at the upcoming Santa Clara recital will be adjudicated and given reviews on their performances.

Where: Calder Academy. directions


Free and open to the public.

Chinese New Year Celebration Fri, Feb 16, 2007 at 7:00PM

Come join us for an evening of Chinese songs, dances, kung-fu, theatrical skits, traditional Lion Dance, food, music and more...

Where: Calder Academy. directions


Free and open to the public. This is a potluck, so be sure to bring one of your favorite dishes, drinks or desserts.

Student Concert Auditions Sat, Feb 10, 2007 at 6:30PM

Students of Calder Academy will be auditioned for the upcoming Santa Clara Concert. Those who perform successfully at the audition will have an opportunity to represent the academy at the Santa Clara Concert.


Where: Calder Academy. directions


Free and open to the public.

Student Evaluation Recital Sat, Jan 20, 2007 at 6:30PM

Students of Calder Academy will be adjudicated and given reviews on their performances.

Where: Calder Academy of Music. directions


Free and open to the public.

Student Evaluation Recital Sat, Dec 09, 2006 at 6:30PM

Students of Calder Academy will be adjudicated and given reviews on their performances.

Where: Calder Academy of Music. directions


Free and open to the public.

Chinese Language Competition Sat, Dec 09, 2006 at 12:00PM

Students ages 5 to 15 will compete in various categories to show their skills and knowledge. Panel of judges representing various community organizations.

Where: Calder Academy. directions


Free and open to the public. Students wishing to participate must register in advance. Call 408-777-8779.

Student Evaluation Recital Sat, Nov 11, 2006 at 6:30PM

Students of Calder Academy will be adjudicated and given reviews on their performances.

Where: Calder Academy of Music. directions


Free and open to the public.

Halloween BBQ Party Fri, Oct 27, 2006 at 7:00PM

Come join us for a scary evening of food, music, stories, games and movies...

Where: Calder Academy. directions


Free and open to the public. This is a potluck, so be sure to bring one of your favorite dishes, drinks or desserts.

Student Evaluation Recital Sat, Sep 30, 2006 at 6:30PM

Students of Calder Academy will be adjudicated and given reviews on their performances.

Where: Calder Academy of Music. directions


Free and open to the public.

Bilingual After-School Open House Sun, Aug 13, 2006 at 3:00PM

Come see our new facilities and attend a presentation about our Bilingual (Chinese) After-School Programs.

Where: Calder Academy. directions


Free and open to the public.

Bilingual After-School Open House Sat, Aug 12, 2006 at 3:00PM

Come see our new facilities and attend a presentation about our Bilingual (Chinese) After-School Programs.

Where: Calder Academy. directions


Free and open to the public.

Open House Sun, May 28, 2006 at 9:00AM

Come see our new location and classes offered. Free lessons, Arts & Crafts, Seminars, Games, Food and Drink.

Where: Calder Academy. directions


Free and open to the public.

Open House Sat, May 27, 2006 at 9:00AM

Come see our new location and classes offered. Free lessons, Arts & Crafts, Seminars, Games, Food and Drink.

Where: Calder Academy. directions


Free and open to the public.

Open House Sun, May 21, 2006 at 9:00AM

Come see our new location and classes offered. Free lessons, Arts & Crafts, Seminars, Games, Food and Drink.

Where: Calder Academy. directions


Free and open to the public.

Open House Sat, May 20, 2006 at 9:00AM

Come see our new location and classes offered. Free lessons, Arts & Crafts, Seminars, Games, Food and Drink.

Where: Calder Academy. directions


Free and open to the public.

Student Evaluation Recital Sat, Apr 22, 2006 at 6:30PM

Students of Calder Academy will be adjudicated and given reviews on their performances.

Where: Calder Academy of Music. directions


Free and open to the public.

Student Evaluation Recital Sat, Mar 04, 2006 at 6:30PM

Students of Calder Academy will be adjudicated and given reviews on their performances.

Where: Calder Academy of Music. directions


Free and open to the public.

A Winter Musical Celebration Sat, Feb 18, 2006 at 7:00PM

Students of the Calder Academy will perform solo and ensemble works for voice, piano, strings, winds and percussion and handbell ensemble.

Where: Santa Clara University, Center for Performing Arts. (Franklin / LaFayette in Santa Clara, CA) directions


Tickets: $5

Student Performance Reviews Sat, Feb 11, 2006 at 6:30PM

Students selected to perform at the upcoming Santa Clara recital will be adjudicated and given reviews on their performances.

Where: Calder Academy of Music. directions


Free and open to the public.

Student Concert Auditions Sat, Feb 04, 2006 at 6:30PM

Students of Calder Academy will be auditioned for the upcoming Santa Clara Concert. Those who perform successfully at the audition will have an opportunity to represent the academy at the Santa Clara Concert.


Where: Calder Academy of Music. directions


Free and open to the public.

An Autumn Musical Festival Sat, Sep 24, 2005 at 7:00PM

Students of the Calder Academy will perform solo and ensemble works for voice, piano, strings, winds and percussion and handbell ensemble.

Where: Santa Clara University, Center for Performing Arts. (Franklin / LaFayette in Santa Clara, CA) directions


Tickets: $5

Student Performance Reviews Sat, Sep 17, 2005 at 6:30PM

Students selected to perform at the upcoming Santa Clara recital will be adjudicated and given reviews on their performances.

Where: Calder Academy of Music. directions


Free and open to the public.

Student Concert Auditions Sat, Sep 10, 2005 at 6:30PM

Students of Calder Academy will be auditioned for the upcoming Santa Clara Concert. Those who perform successfully at the audition will have an opportunity to represent the academy at the Santa Clara Concert.


Where: Calder Academy of Music. directions


Free and open to the public.

Youth Delegation Dance, Music & Drama Sun, Jul 31, 2005 at 7:00PM

Visiting "East Meets West" Youth Delegates from China, Calder Academy and Studio 10 Dance students will perform a variety of dance, from Chinese traditional to tap, salsa, hip-hop and jazz dance, as well as piano 2 and 4 hands, instrumental and vocal works, humorous skits, colorful costumes and more.

Where: Mayer Theater, Santa Clara University. (Franklin / LaFayette in Santa Clara, CA) directions


Tickets: $15

A New Year's Musical Celebration Sat, Feb 05, 2005 at 3:30PM

Students of the Calder Academy will perform solo and ensemble works for voice, piano, strings, winds and percussion and handbell ensemble.

Where: Santa Clara University, Center for Performing Arts. (Franklin / LaFayette in Santa Clara, CA) directions


Tickets: $5

Student Performance Reviews Sat, Jan 29, 2005 at 6:30PM

Students selected to perform at the upcoming Santa Clara recital will be adjudicated and given reviews on their performances.

Where: Calder Academy of Music. directions


Free and open to the public.

Student Concert Auditions Sat, Jan 22, 2005 at 6:30PM

Students of Calder Academy will be auditioned for the upcoming Santa Clara Concert. Those who perform successfully at the audition will have an opportunity to represent the academy at the Santa Clara Concert.


Where: Calder Academy of Music. directions


Free and open to the public.

Monthly Evaluation Recital Sat, Jan 15, 2005 at 6:30PM

Students of Calder Academy will be adjudicated and given reviews on their performances.

Where: Calder Academy of Music. directions


Free and open to the public.

Monthly Evaluation Recital Sat, Dec 11, 2004 at 6:30PM

Students of Calder Academy will be adjudicated and given reviews on their performances.

Where: Calder Academy of Music. directions


Free and open to the public.

A Halloween Chamber Recital Fri, Oct 22, 2004 at 7:30PM

Students of the Calder Academy will perform solo and ensemble works for voice, piano, violin, cello, flute, and clarinet, as well as handbell ensemble and chamber orchestra.

Where: Santa Clara University, Center for Performing Arts. (Franklin / LaFayette in Santa Clara, CA) directions


Tickets: $5

Student Performance Reviews Sat, Oct 16, 2004 at 6:30PM

Students selected to perform at the upcoming Santa Clara recital will be adjudicated and given reviews on their performances.

Where: Calder Academy of Music. directions


Free and open to the public.

Student Concert Auditions Sat, Oct 09, 2004 at 6:30PM

Students of Calder Academy will be auditioned for the upcoming Santa Clara Concert. Those who perform successfully at the audition will have an opportunity to represent the academy at the Santa Clara Concert.


Where: Calder Academy of Music. directions


Free and open to the public.

Monthly Evaluation Recital Sat, Sep 25, 2004 at 6:30PM

Students of Calder Academy will be adjudicated and given reviews on their performances.

Where: Calder Academy of Music. directions


Free and open to the public.

Monthly Evaluation Recital Sat, Aug 14, 2004 at 6:30PM

Students of Calder Academy will be adjudicated and given reviews on their performances.

Where: Calder Academy of Music. directions


Free and open to the public.

Calder Master Class Series Sun, Jun 27, 2004 at 4:00PM

Pianist Dr. Robert Schwartz will give a Master Class to piano students from around the Bay Area. More Information

Where: Piano Max, 2030 Duane Ave, Santa Clara ?Map Directions

Admission: Free and Open to the Public

A Summer Festival of Music Sun, Jun 06, 2004 at 12:45PM

Students of the Calder Academy will perform solo and ensemble works for voice, piano, violin, cello, flute, and clarinet, as well as handbell ensemble and chamber orchestra.
Please note the time for this event is 12:45pm to 3:00pm.


Where: Santa Clara University, Center for Performing Arts. (Franklin / LaFayette in Santa Clara, CA)directions


Tickets: $5

Student Performance Reviews Sat, May 29, 2004 at 6:30PM

Students selected to perform at the upcoming Santa Clara recital will be adjudicated and given reviews on their performances.

Where: Calder Academy of Music. directions


Free and open to the public.

Student Concert Auditions Sat, May 22, 2004 at 6:30PM

Students of Calder Academy will be auditioned for the upcoming Santa Clara Concert. Those who perform successfully at the audition will have an opportunity to represent the academy at the Santa Clara Concert.


Where: Calder Academy of Music. directions


Free and open to the public.

Monthly Evaluation Recital Sat, May 01, 2004 at 6:30PM

Students of Calder Academy will be adjudicated and given reviews on their performances.

Where: Calder Academy of Music. directions


Free and open to the public.

Monthly Evaluation Recital Sat, Mar 27, 2004 at 6:30PM

Students of Calder Academy will be adjudicated and given reviews on their performances.

Where: Calder Academy of Music. directions


Free and open to the public.

US Open Competition Winner Party Sat, Feb 28, 2004 at 7:00PM

Calder Academy will host a party celebrating our winners of the 14th Annual US Open Music Competition in Oakland, California. These excellent students of the Academy won Gold, Silver, Bronze and Crystal Medals against large numbers of competitors. Members of the press will attend to take photographs and give interviews.


Where: Calder Academy of Music.
directions

Competition Entrants Recital Sat, Feb 14, 2004 at 6:30PM

Students of Calder Academy will be adjudicated and given reviews on their performances.

Where: Calder Academy of Music. directions


Free and open to the public.

Monthly Evaluation Recital Sat, Feb 07, 2004 at 6:30PM

Students of Calder Academy will be adjudicated and given reviews on their performances.

Where: Calder Academy of Music. directions


Free and open to the public.

A Winter Musical Celebration Sat, Jan 17, 2004 at 7:00PM

Students of the Calder Academy will perform solo and ensemble works for voice, piano, violin, cello, and flute, as well as chamber orchestra.

Where: Santa Clara University, Center for Performing Arts. (Franklin / LaFayette in Santa Clara, CA)


Tickets: $5

Student Performance Reviews Sat, Jan 10, 2004 at 6:30PM

Students selected to perform at the upcoming Santa Clara recital will be adjudicated and given reviews on their performances.

Where: Calder Academy of Music. directions


Free and open to the public.

Student Concert Auditions Sun, Jan 04, 2004 at 4:00PM

Students of Calder Academy will be auditioned for the upcoming Santa Clara Concert. Those who perform successfully at the audition will have an opportunity to represent the academy at the Santa Clara Concert.

Where: Calder Academy of Music. directions


Free and open to the public.

Monthly Evaluation Recital Sat, Dec 13, 2003 at 6:30PM

Students of Calder Academy will be adjudicated and given reviews on their performances.

Where: Calder Academy of Music. directions


Free and open to the public.

Monthly Evaluation Recital Sat, Nov 08, 2003 at 6:30PM

Students of Calder Academy will be adjudicated and given reviews on their performances.

Where: Calder Academy of Music. directions


Free and open to the public.

Monthly Evaluation Recital Sat, Oct 11, 2003 at 6:30PM

Students of Calder Academy will be adjudicated and given reviews on their performances.

Where: Calder Academy of Music. directions


Free and open to the public.

Monthly Evaluation Recital Sat, Jul 26, 2003 at 6:30PM

Students of Calder Academy will be adjudicated and given reviews on their performances.

Where: Calder Academy of Music. directions


Free and open to the public.

Monthly Evaluation Recital Wed, Jun 25, 2003 at 6:30PM

Students of Calder Academy will be adjudicated and given reviews on their performances.

Where: Calder Academy of Music. directions


Free and open to the public.

A Summer Musical Moment Sun, May 25, 2003 at 7:00PM

Students of the Calder Academy will perform solo and ensemble works for voice, piano, violin, cello, and flute, as well as chamber orchestra.

Where: Santa Clara University, Center for Performing Arts. (Franklin / LaFayette in Santa Clara, CA)


Tickets: $5

Student Performance Reviews Mon, May 19, 2003 at 2:30PM

Students selected to perform at the upcoming Santa Clara recital will be adjudicated and given reviews on their performances.

Where: Calder Academy of Music. directions


Free and open to the public.

Student Concert Auditions Sat, May 10, 2003 at 4:30PM

Students of Calder Academy will be auditioned for the upcoming Santa Clara Concert. Those who perform successfully at the audition will have an opportunity to represent the academy at the Santa Clara Concert.

Where: Calder Academy of Music. directions


Free and open to the public.