2018 Convention Registration is Open

Registration is open for the 2018 Convention in Santa Rosa, CA.  Register before October 23 to take advantage of the early bird discount!

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2018 EnMasse Music Available Now!

Music for all pieces the EnMasse Orchestra will play at the 2018 CMSA Convention is now available to convention attendees. Videos of the pieces are available on the full post. To access the music for your part, from the menu at the top, click Sign-in. You will see a...

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Nominations are Open

Would you like to serve on the CMSA Board of Directors? Nominations are open for three CMSA board member positions, each for three-year terms from January 2019 through December 2021. If you have are interested, please email Joane Rylander at...

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