CMC Older Adult Choir concerts on KTVU, KCBS

  To celebrate the holidays, the CMC Aquatic Park Senior Center Choir gave a noontime concert at San Francisco City Hall on Monday, December 19. They looked and sounded great in the beautiful Rotunda, and they had a lot of fun! The choir was led by Beth Wilmurt and accompanied by Richard Daquioag. KTVU Channel 2 […]

CMC donates instruments to Chispas Musicales school in Nicaragua

                During CMC’s holiday break, our Mission Branch Registrar, Tania Morales, flew home to see her family in Nicaragua. In her suitcase there were seven recorders that she delivered to the nonprofit music program, Chispas Musicales, on behalf of Community Music Center. The word chispa literally means “spark” […]

Meet Ricky Lomeli, Associate Registrar at CMC’s Mission Branch

Ricky Lomeli is CMC’s new Associate Registrar. He is also a drummer, a pianist, a teacher, and a composer. Read on to learn more! Q: Where did your musical journey begin? Well to start, my mom is a naturally musical person and a really talented singer. I recently heard her singing karaoke at a party […]

Field Day at CMC: What a party!

By Christopher Borg, CMC’s Executive Director What a party! On Sunday, November 20, our community gathered at the biggest birthday party in CMC history for our first Field Day, named after CMC’s founder Gertrude Field. The 95th birthday celebration brought together a wide range of fun open-house activities and performances, including our first-ever 6-hour Performathon […]

Meet Nooshi Navidi, CMC’s new Accounting Assistant

Nooshi Navidi is CMC’s new Accounting Assistant. Read on to learn why she fits in so perfectly here! Q: What drew you to CMC? Music has always been a part of my life. I come from a musical family, play music, and sing. I also wanted to work for a nonprofit, since I’ve enjoyed this […]

CMC gift certificates and merchandise make great holiday gifts

Support CMC, and show your school spirit! For a limited time, CMC is selling mugs ($10), water bottles ($20) and tote bags ($15) at our Mission District Branch. Get them while you can – they make great holiday gifts! Give the gift of music! Gift certificates for any amount are available at CMC’s Mission and […]

CMC faculty Scott Foster on teaching and his upcoming CD release

scott foster

BY ANH LE Scott Foster, jazz guitarist extraordinaire in San Francisco, and his Jazz Quartet will perform at their CD Release Party at Bird and Beckett Books and Records on Friday, December 16, from 5:30 to 8:00 pm. Scott Foster and his Jazz Quartet have played monthly in the Jazz Series at Bird and Beckett for […]

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 […]

Field Day at CMC: fun photos and great media attention!

Field Day at CMC, celebrating our founder Gertrude Field and 95 years of music for everyone, was a great success! Thanks to everyone who made the day so special. CMC students, staff, faculty, board members, supporters and volunteers all came together beautifully to support our mission. Together we raised over $23,000 for scholarships at CMC! Special […]

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 […]