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Contribute to Radim Zenkl’s Rebuilding Fund

Radim Zenkl lost his home in Paradise, California in the recent fires. Radim was on tour and no one was hurt. But, a lifetime collection of instruments, books, documents, music, and photos were reduced to ash. Radim, who has been a presenter and section leader at CMSA...

2018 EnMasse Music Available Now!

Music for all pieces the EnMasse Orchestra will play at the 2018 CMSA Convention is now available to convention attendees. Videos of the pieces are available on the full post. To access the music for your part, from the menu at the top, click Sign-in. You will see a...

Nominations are Open

Would you like to serve on the CMSA Board of Directors? Nominations are open for three CMSA board member positions, each for three-year terms from January 2019 through December 2021. If you have are interested, please email Joane Rylander at...

Convention Hotel Rooms and Scholarships

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 ($169 per night) rooms...

Some Convention News

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 instrument transport...

Convention Room Shares

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.