San Francisco's Home for Great Concerts since 1970

Trevor Stephenson

Music by Bach, Handel, Scarlatti, Josquin and RameauAfter hearing a performance of Mozart’s piano sonatas on a fortepiano as a graduate student, Trevor Stephenson began an exhaustive exploration of the different expressive and tonal possibilities of historical keyboard instruments. Working with Norman Sheppard, he began building and customizing his own historical instruments. His program features works performed on an instrument modeled after the 1679 Couchet harpsichord in the Smithsonian’s collection.

Old First Concerts has volunteer opportunities available!

Our concerts rely on the generosity of volunteers to assist with simple tasks like:


distributing programs

box office

set-up and clean-up

Scheduling is flexible — you choose when to work! We especially need helping hands for our Friday and Saturday night performances.

An excellent opportunity for students, seniors, or anyone who possesses a love for music!

If you’d like to consider volunteering with Old First Concerts, please contact for more information.