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Get to Know The Flashbulb

Posted April 2nd, 2018  |  By A4A.admin

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CSMA presents the Electronic Music Festival, a three day, interactive festival on April 13-15. Featuring live performances, hands-on workshops and panel discussions exploring electronic music and the future of music technology. Get to know Benn Jordan of Flashbulb, headlining Day 1 of the Electronic Music Festival!

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Get to Know Quinteto Latino

Posted March 12th, 2018  |  By A4A.admin

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CSMA presents Quinteto Latino on Saturday, March 17, 7:30pm at Tateuchi Hall. Quinteto Latino, a Bay Area wind quintet, builds community through Latino classical music. Featuring flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and French horn, this unique ensemble expands the boundaries of classical music tradition by performing works exclusively by Latino composers. Learn more about Quinteto Latino and their mission.

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Get to Know Tatiana Lyskova

Posted February 26th, 2018  |  By A4A.admin

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CSMA presents ArtWorlds Russia on Friday, March 2, 5-8pm. This free event will be a sensational evening of art, music, wine and cuisine to celebrate Russia! Artwork by Tatiana Lyskova is currently on display, featuring paintings and prints inspired by Russian fairy tales. Learn more about Tatiana and get an inside look at her process.

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Merit Scholar Students of Ludmila Kurtova

Posted February 15th, 2018  |  By A4A.admin

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CSMA’s upcoming concert features the Merit Scholar Students of Ludmila Kurtova, performing on Saturday, February 24, at 5:00pm. We sat down with graduating senior Jerry Liu to discuss what it’s like to work with distinguished teacher and internationally acclaimed pianist Ludmila Kurtova.

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Art Shapes the World

Posted January 30th, 2018  |  By A4A.admin

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CSMA and the City of Mountain View present Art Shapes the World, a collaborative exhibition created by faculty and students in CSMA’s Art4Schools program. On display will be approximately 600 pieces of art by students in grades K-8 and their art teachers from over 30 local schools. Get a sneak peek at the artwork on display and join us for an opening reception with the artists on Friday, February 2, from 3-6 pm. The Huff School Honor Choir, led by CSMA music teacher Christina Christiansen, will perform at 4pm.

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Merit Scholars Holiday Concert 2017

Posted December 22nd, 2017  |  By A4A.admin

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CSMA’s Merit Scholarship Student Ensembles performed favorite selections to celebrate the winter season on Saturday, December 16th. CSMA Merit Scholarships are awarded to CSMA Private Lesson students who have shown a high level of commitment, talent and achievement in their CSMA studies. Take a look at the performances.

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Picture This--Student Art Show

Posted December 4th, 2017  |  By A4A.admin

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Picture This showcases the work of CSMA students from the Art4Schools program and on-site classes. CSMA directly serves over 24,000 people through on-site and off-site programs each year. See what the instructors and administrators behind the scenes have to say, and come support the student artists at the opening reception on December 9.

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Rengstorff House Art of Gratitude

Posted November 2nd, 2017  |  By A4A.admin

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The Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) will be a part of the 2017 Rengstorff House Art of Gratitude exhibit from November 1 - November 31. Student artwork from CSMA’s Art4Schools program in the Mountain View elementary schools will be on display. Get a sneak peek at some of the artwork featured in the show.

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ArtWorlds: Mexico, Dia de los Muertos

Posted October 23rd, 2017  |  By A4A.admin

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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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Get to know the Musicians of Sensational Sonatas

Posted September 18th, 2017  |  By A4A.asami

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CSMA welcomes violinist Elbert Tsai and pianist Jennie Jung for a program of violin sonatas by Beethoven, Dvořák and Saint-Saëns.Get to know Elbert and Jennie, in advance of the Sensational Sonatas performance, as they discuss how music education has helped shaped them, as well as share some advice for music students.

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