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CMSA 2020 Election Results

The CMSA board has voted to elect the following incumbents by acclamation in accordance with the bylaws as presented at the 2020 Annual General Meeting of the Membership. Following are the elected members and their offices. President: Susan McLaughlin Vice President:...

Thank you!

More than 225 CMSA members attended the virtual Convention in the Cloud(s) November 13-15, 2020. While we all missed gathering in person, the virtual platform was the next best thing. Hope you had a great time, connecting with our guest artists, workshop and Spotlight...

San Diego Singing Strings Mandolin Orchestra

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 De Guide (2nd row, far right).  Weekly adult education music class practice...

Convention News

CMSA is going virtual for 2020! With so many unknowns this year due to COVID-19, we have postponed the convention in San Diego until November 2021. For 2020, we have a couple of virtual events planned. This fall, we’ll be hosting a virtual convention: interactive...

Membership Changes

Your CMSA membership anniversary date will now be when you join CMSA. If you are already a member, you don’t need to do anything—except renew when your membership is about to expire! CMSA now has a new membership option: Five years for the price of four. Get a 20%...

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 through convention announcements, our...

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