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CMC’s 14th Annual Faculty Keyboard Marathon: Night Music

By Suzanne Korey Last year the theme of our very successful Keyboard Marathon was Water Music, and one may wonder if all that beautiful music – from the Tempest Sonata to the Rains of Oregon – helped bring us all the rain, hail, and snow that we’ve received this year! Our theme this year is […]

CMC students featured in Junior Bach Festival performance

  CMC students Rebecca Portnoy, 7th grade, and Sammy McClanahan, 2nd grade, were recently selected to perform in the Junior Bach Festival concerts in March. This prestigious festival of 10 concerts celebrates the birthday of J.S. Bach. Students must pass an audition to participate. Rebecca and Sammy both study with Juliet McComas at our Richmond […]

CMC Older Adult Choirs to bring holiday spirit to San Francisco’s young and young at heart with concert series

Twelve free community events throughout San Francisco culminate with community concert in the Rotunda at City Hall SAN FRANCISCO (Dec. 7, 2016) — Several hundred seniors from Community Music Center’s (CMC) Older Adult Choir Program are getting into the holiday spirit this year, hosting twelve concerts throughout San Francisco, bringing joy to revelers young and […]

CMC’s Older Adult Choirs singing this December

Western Addition Older Adult Choir

CMC’s Older Adult Choirs have a lot of singing planned for this holiday season! Seven of CMC’s ten older adult choirs will perform in December, and each show is free and open to the public. Come join us in song to celebrate the season!   Learn more about CMC’s Older Adult Choirs.   Thursday, December 8 […]

Community Music Center Boosts Tuition Assistance Programs to $1.9 Million, Expanding Accessibility of High Quality Music Instruction to San Franciscans Young and Old, Regardless of Financial Means

Approaching nearly a Century of Service, CMC continues to touch thousands of lives each year with the joy of music; Founder Gertrude Field to be honored during November 20 community celebration SAN FRANCISCO, November 14, 2016 – Operating from a bustling Victorian home on Capp Street in the Mission District, bursting at the seams with […]

Save the dates for holiday concerts of note!

  Amahl and the Night Visitors Join the Ina Chalis Opera Ensemble for a CMC holiday tradition: a fully-staged production of Menotti’s seasonal opera, Amahl and the Night Visitors. Sunday, December 4 at 11:00am Free admission     CMC’s December Fiesta Join Community Music Center students and community members for a festive holiday concert with traditional […]

Field Day Fundraising Tips!

Thank you to our Field Day performers and fundraisers for gathering support for music education at CMC! Here are a few fundraising tips: Use social media to request donations from your friends and family. Here are a few templates you can use: Facebook: I’m raising money for @CommunityMusicCenter scholarships. Can you help me reach my goal […]

Save the date for CMC’s December Fiesta!

Join Community Music Center students and community members for a festive holiday concert with traditional Christmas and year-end songs from Mexico, Spain and Latin America! The event will include include sing-alongs, dance music, refreshments and a Mexican piñata. CMC’s December Fiesta is a winter celebration that will feature members from Community Music Center’s Older Adult Choirs, […]

El Son de la Misión is back by popular demand!

El Son de la Misión, originally commissioned and produced by CMC, is back at the Brava Theatre by popular demand! CMC students in our Mission District Young Musicians Program will participate again in these encore performances, along with La Familia Peña-Govea. The team has added new music, dance and multi-media material as well. Read on for the details and ticket […]

Concert with Conversation Performer Feature: Pianist Marc-André Hamelin

CMC is thrilled to welcome the widely beloved pianist Marc-André Hamelin back to our stage this month in a Concert with Conversation. This series, sponsored by San Francisco Performances, brings exceptional artists to CMC to give free, community concerts that also feature conversation with the audience. Learn more about Hamelin below, and mark your calendars […]