Convention Hotel Rooms and Scholarships

News + Blog Have you reserved your hotel room at the Flamingo Resort for the convention? Only a few “double” rooms are left in our block at the lower convention room rates ($139). Once these are snapped up, only Suites ($199 per night) and Executive King...

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...

Convention Room Shares

News + Blog Are you looking for a room-mate to share the expense of a hotel room? Provide your name to Carol Ginsburg at gizmos@earthlink.net and she will try to match you with other individuals who are also looking for a room-mate. Search for: Annual ConventionNo...

2018 CMSA Board Elections

News + Blog Your CMSA Nominating Committee, Lou Chouinard, Joane Rylander, Sue Lesser, and Susan McLaughlin, has been working since the convention in Milwaukee to bring the membership a slate of candidates to serve three-year terms on the CMSA Board of Directors. The...

Year in Japan!

News + Blog CMSA has been contacted by a casting director for Universal Studios Japan in Osaka, Japan: https://usjauditions.com.au/gallery/. They are producing a show based on three violinists playing classical and pop music; for 2018, they are adding a Mandolinist...

Convention News

News + Blog Thanks to the Milwaukee host committee and Milwaukee Mandolin Orchestra for a great 2017 convention at a great place on a great lake! Save the date for November 14-18, 2018 in Santa Rosa, California, hosted by the Gravenstein Mandolin Ensemble. Search for:...