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CMSA memberships run annually from January to December.  Now is the perfect time to join or renew to get the most out of your membership.  Membership gives you access to the Mandolin Journal, member-only features of the website, and more..

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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Sad News for CMSA

Dear CMSA Members, We are very sad to announce the recent passing of Antonina Nigrelli.  Toni was one of the founding members of CMSA, and took on the role of President in 1990, when Norman Levine stepped down. With the exception of this most recent gathering in...

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Election 2017

The 2017 board member election is now open!  Read candidate bios and vote here.  Poll closes January 31.

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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!


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.


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.


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.