ArtWorlds: Mexico, November 1

Come to CSMA for a Día de los Muertos celebration on Wednesday, November 1 from 4-7pm. Featuring Día de los Muertos altars, live music, art activities and more!

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December Camps Now Enrolling

Register today for December Camps, for students in grades K-8. Camps run December 18-22 and December 26-29. Explore, create and share the joy of making art and new friends!

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Marcus Shelby Trio, November 11

Join for a performance with Bay Area Jazz veteran Marcus Shelby! He comes to Tateuchi Hall with the Marcus Shelby Trio on Saturday, November 11 at 7:30pm. Free concert!

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CSMA offers art and music classes, private lessons, camps, workshops and in-school arts education programs, as well as free arts events, to benefit the entire community.

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CSMA offers free community concerts, art exhibitions and special events for art and music lovers in Silicon Valley and beyond. See what’s coming up next!

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Everyone should have access to arts education. CSMA offers financial aid for all classes, camps and lessons. Get more information and learn how to apply.

CSMA Gives Access to the Arts

Founded in 1968, CSMA is dedicated to making the arts and arts education accessible to all, regardless of age, skill level, background or financial means. Learn more about how CSMA brings arts education to local students through our in-school education programs.

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ArtWorlds: Mexico, Dia de los Muertos

CSMA is excited to announce this year’s ArtWorlds: Mexico, Día de los Muertos event on Wednesday, November 1, from 4-7pm. There will be live mariachi music, traditional Mexican cuisine, hands-on art activities, and Día de los Muertos Altars on display by local artists. Get to know the artists as they discuss their inspiration and process in creating these beautiful altars.

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Workshop Week: Music & Theater!

Each Fall and Spring semester CSMA offers a unique Workshop Week to all of our private lesson students. It’s a week during the semester where instead of regular lessons or classes, students can attend a variety of workshops to try out new things, learn a new skill, or work on a specific aspect of their playing (bowing, posture, rhythm, etc.). Learn more about this semester’s Workshop Week.

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CSMA Alumni Feature - Taylor Eigsti

This week, we’re continuing our alumni series with pianist and composer, Taylor Eigsti, who started taking lessons at CSMA at 6 years old! Eigsti has released 7 albums, garnered multiple GRAMMY Award nominations, and traveled internationally performing everywhere from Carnegie Hall to the Hollywood Bowl!

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CSMA at a Glance

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Children served
through in-school
art & music programs

450

Classes, camps and
workshops taught

5K

Music & art lovers
reached through
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