2020 Convention in San Diego

News + Blog 2020 Convention in San Diego CMSA 2020 Convention in San Diego, California  The dates are set for the 2020 CMSA Convention in San Diego, California. Mark your calendars for Wednesday, November 11 – Sunday, November 15th with preconvention workshops...

2020-2022 Election Results

News + Blog 2020-2022 Election Results Your CMSA Nominating Committee, Joane Rylander, Tarisa Tognetti, and Sue Lesser, developed a slate of  candidates for two open positions to serve three-year terms on the CMSA Board of Directors. The committee sought nominees...

2019 EnMasse Orchestra Music

News + Blog Convention EnMasse Orchestra Music now available! Convention EnMasse Orchestra Music now available! Visit the 2019 Convention page for information about the pieces and how to access your sheet music parts. Early bird registration rates are in effect, so...

Election Results for 2019-2021 Term

News + Blog We are please to announce the incoming board members at large for the 2019-2021 term. Dr. Jim Bates, CMSA En Masse Orchestra conductor for many years, has been re-elected for another term. While on the board, he has been active with several of the CMSA...
The Mandolin and the art of the right hand

The Mandolin and the art of the right hand

News + Blog During the Convention in Santa Rosa, Dorina Frati referenced a book  titled “The Mandolin and the Art of the Right Hand”, recently written by one of her students, Maria Grazia Criscenzo. Dorina recommended this book for both teachers and students, saying...