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Richard and Peter Stoltzman announce program for CMC Gala on April 29

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Wed., April 29 at 6:30 p.m.
The Venetian Room
at The Fairmont Hotel

Headlining are clarinetist Richard Stoltzman and his son, pianist Peter Stoltzman

Have a sneak peek of the evening's musical program.

Performances by Tangonero* (VIP reception), CMC Jazz Trio featuring Young Musicians Program student, Alex Conde Flamenco and Jazz Piano,* The CMC Children's Chorus
*Shenson Faculty Concert Series Award Recipients

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Honoring Fred Levin
and Nancy Livingston,
Stewards of The Shenson Foundation


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Meet CMC's new Director of Development, Mary Ann Grossman

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Community Music Center welcomed Mary Ann Grossman as our Development Director last March. We recently sat down in an interview so that our readers could learn more about what drew her to CMC. What we learned was so inspiring! We hope you enjoy reading Mary Ann’s story.
Read our interview.
Read Mary Ann's bio.


Interview with CMC Chamber Music Camp Director Poppy Dorsam

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Delight in playing chamber music with others! Students between the ages of 12-18 with at least three years of lessons on their instruments are invited to participate in CMC's new Chamber Music Camp! Campers will play in supportive small ensembles coached by CMC faculty and participate in master classes and large ensembles geared for their instrument. Pre-formed groups and individuals are encouraged to apply.

Camp dates: July 20-24, 2015 from 9 a.m. to noon

Read an interview with Camp Director Poppy Dorsam.



The theme of CMC's 12th Annual Faculty Keyboard Marathon: Theme and Variations

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The theme of this year's Faculty Keyboard Marathon is Theme and Variations. Mark your calendars for an afternoon of imaginative music and musings.

Sunday, April 26
3 p.m.

$15 / $10 students and seniors
Event listing

Read article by producer Suzanne Korey.


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CMC violinists perform at SF Chamber Orchestra family concert

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CMC's violin ensemble at our Richmond District Branch, led by 
Sin-Tung Chiu, performed at a wonderful family concert hosted by the
San Francisco Chamber Orchestra.
The event took place at Calvary 
Presbyterian Church on March 28. 


CMC's Faculty Chamber Music Concert: Genghis KAHNcert

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What would the world sound like if Genghis Khan had never been defeated? With its rich mix of people and cultures from East and West, it probably would look a lot like San Francisco. But would classical music sound radically different? Turns out, his sound-world isn’t too far beneath the surface of many classical and contemporary works. Once again, our faculty wowed us at their annual Faculty Chamber Music Concert.

A big thanks to faculty producer Katy Luo.

View photos by 
Jessica Levant.


CMC young musicians jazz up Pier 27 Event

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Teen jazz musicians from our Young Musicians Program performed at a dedication of the James R. Herman Memorial Sculpture at the Pier 27 cruise terminal. They made us proud that day!

A big thank you to Scott Foster who directs this YMP Jazz Ensemble and guest artist and CMC faculty Harvey Robb.


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View a short video.

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