Passing of Steve Komine

News + Blog Passing of Steve Komine Susumu “Steve” Komine (1949-2022) passed away in July 2022. Originally from Japan, Steve resided with his family in Irvine, California. Until his retirement, Steve was chairman of the U.S. subsidiary of a Japanese trading company....

Convention Program Ads

News + Blog Convention Program Ads Thanks to our members who posted ads in the 2022 CMSA Convention Program. Regina Mandolin Orchestramandolin.ca Michael Tognetti Productions Tim’s Mandolin Lessonstimsmandolessons.com Neil Gladd...

Convention 2022!

News + Blog Convention 2022! September 21-25, 2022 We are excited to present our Guest Artists for the 2022 CMSA Convention in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Ricardo Sandoval was inducted as a member of the CMSA Honorary Board of Directors. At the 2022 convention, Ricardo will...

2021 Election Results

News + Blog 2021 Election Results Please congratulate our newly elected board members: Robert Margo (Vice President) and Ken Luk, Jeff Brumley, and Jim Bates (Directors at Large) for the 2022-2024 term of office. Per the CMSA bylaws, the board members were elected by...
San Diego Singing Strings Mandolin Orchestra

San Diego Singing Strings Mandolin Orchestra

Mandolin Orchestras of the Past San Diego Singing Strings Mandolin Orchestra Formal photo (circa 1979) served as jacket imagery on the premier LP (33 RPM) album recorded and cut by the orchestra.  Known then as The Singing Strings; est. 1968, senior conductor Victor...