CMC Piano Master Class with Hamish Tait

Pianist, Hamish Tait, Director of the Riverina Conservatorium, in Wagga Wagga Australia, will work with student performers in mini-lesson open to the public. Please join us in the audience to support your fellow musicians. If you are interested in performing, we have room for one or two more For more information about the class or to perform, please contact Poppy Dorsam,

Hamish Tait – AMusA, BA (Creative), GradDipMus, MMus, MBA.
Hamish is the CEO/ Director of the Riverina Conservatorium of Music in Wagga Wagga. He holds Masters degrees in both Music and Business Administration and has studied piano and pedagogy with eminent pianists and educators Wendy Lorenz, Roy Howat and Nina Walker, a pupil of Claudio Arrau and Alfred Cortot. Hamish appears regularly as a pianist and has toured, performed and recorded throughout Australia and the UK. He is the pianist in the Riverina Piano Trio and frequently appears with violinist Dr Lauren Davis. Hamish is also a keen duo pianist and appears regularly with Anthony Bozicevic and Helena Kernigan.

As an educator Hamish works with some of the region’s finest young musicians at both a tertiary and pre-tertiary level. His students have won numerous awards, prizes and are regular performers across the Riverina and beyond. Since 2003 Hamish has been the Director of the Riverina Conservatorium of Music in Wagga Wagga. Hamish has held the positions of President, Vice President and Executive Secretary of the Association of NSW Regional. In 2009 he hosted the 10th Australian Piano Pedagogy  Conference and is a current NSW Representative on the APPC National Committee.

Anything Goes Chorus: Celebrating The 37th Annual Concert



Members  of the San Francisco and East Bay Anything Goes Choruses perform jazz, Broadway and pop tunes. Directed by Ellen Robinson Piano accompaniment by Alan Steger
Program includes: 
“Let’s Face the Music and Dance” 
by Irving Berlin (jazz),
“One Day More” 
from Les Miserables (Broadway),
 “Love will Keep Us Together” 
recorded by The Captain & Tennille (pop).

For more information about Anything Goes Chorus:

Ying Chen: Graduation Recital

Ying Chen, student of CMC violin instructor Sin-Tung Chiu, performs in recital. Additional program details TBA.



CMC Student Recital

CMC students of all ages perform in recital. Additional program details TBA.

CMC Student Recital

CMC students ages 18 and under perform in recital. Additional program details TBA.

CMC Mission Milonga: An Intimate Tango Salon

Every 2nd Saturday of the month, CMC and Tango dance faculty member Sonja Riket host a monthly Milonga (Argentine Tango social dance gathering) with a drop-in class and dancing to Tango music from the Golden Era and beyond. This Milonga series will include live music and dance performances by local and international Tango guests.

Enjoy dancing in the beautiful Victorian concert hall with smooth wooden floor and outdoor patio! Come to listen and watch or join in the dance. All ages are welcome!

More info: Sonja Riket 415.661.1852;

Parking garage at 21st St & Bartlett and lot Capp St (b/w 19th& 20th). Also street parking at Folsom St., 2 blocks away