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...

2019 Convention News

News + Blog CMSA 2019 Convention in Normal, Illinois Excited about the upcoming convention in Bloomington-Normal, Illinois? The convention will be held October 9 through 13 at the at the Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. Find out more...

Some Convention News

News + Blog Are you a mandola or mandocello player but don’t want to cart your instrument to Santa Rosa?  There will be at least one mandola and mandocello available to be borrowed for use in the en masse orchestra. We know that the airlines can make large...