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Welcome to the Classical Mandolin Society of America!

North America’s only organization promoting and nurturing the art of classical mandolin playing and the mandolin family of instruments.

Dhango Rinehart’s Nuages for Mando Orchestra?

I was recently appointed the chair of the music committee of the New York Mandolin Orchestra. One of our members expressed an interest in Dhango Rinehart's Nuages. It could actually be an interesting  selection for the orchestra especially since we have a few...

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Cohen Classical Mandolin For Sale

CMSA members know the quality and reputation of Dr. Dave Cohen’s instruments. I offer my 2015 Classical Mandolin for your consideration. The instrument is in excellent condition and sounds wonderful with outstanding playability. Here are the mandolin’s specifications:...

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Election Results

Congratulations to Nancy King on being elected to a 3-year term (2017-2019) and to Dave Cohen on being re-elected to the board for  1-year term.  Both are looking forward to serving on the board.  We also want to thank outgoing board member Kevin Metzger for his contributions.

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Announcing CMSA 2017

October 25 – 29, 2017

We are excited to announce CMSA 2017 in Milwaukee, WI! This year’s convention will be held at the Intercontinental hotel in downtown Milwaukee.

The Classical Mandolin Society of America invites you to join our organization!

Community

Membership gives you access to, and makes you part of, the international mandolin community. It provides an opportunity to meet great players, teachers and kindred spirits and to gain life-long friends. Participating will help you grow as a musician.

Conventions

The CMSA hosts an annual fall convention at a different location in North America each year. This is a chance for members to meet, exchange ideas, and perform. It’s an opportunity to learn from and be inspired by leading professionals.

Communications

Receive the quarterly Mandolin Journal with news, informative articles and reviews. Gain full access to all areas of the CMSA website, including valuable member-only features such as music downloads and classified ad postings.