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Field Day 2024

June 1, 2024
11:00 am
 – 5:00 pm
CMC Concert Hall
544 Capp St San Francisco, CA 94110

Field Day 2024, our annual performathon celebrating musical community and raising money for scholarships, is returning to CMC this June! Celebrate music for everyone with student, faculty, and commuinity performances. Field Day Performathon Saturday, June 1, 2024 11am–5pm CMC Mission District Branch Free We’re also excited to welcome friends and partners to help us celebrate, […]

Cost: Free
Sabrina 2

Sabrina Raphael embodies the power of volunteering, especially in the community of music. Her heartfelt commitment to facilitating access to music education for all has driven her involvement with the Community Music Center (CMC). For Sabrina, music is a unifying force that brings people together, creating a community of like-minded individuals who share the same […]

creative person practicing song indoors

As a piano student, selecting the right keyboard is crucial to your musical journey. Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced player, your instrument should embody quality, functionality, and inspire your creativity. In this guide, we’ll explore the essentials of buying a keyboard, including features, brands, and sample models across different price ranges. Basics A […]

2023 recital sing crop

“I don’t sing because I’m happy. I’m happy because I sing.” ― William James There are few joys as accessible as singing—whether it’s singing along to the radio, joining a community choir, singing a bedtime lullaby to a child, or just in the privacy of your own shower—it’s the only instrument that’s part of yourself. […]

Vance Maverick

Vance Maverick, a composition student at CMC, is ready to debut his first opera this June at the CMC Concert Hall in the Mission. His path to this achievement has been marked by dedication, collaboration, and support from the community. Maverick’s passion for musical composition began at 13 when he discovered the Bach Brandenburg Concerti. […]

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