Posted January 11th, 2018 | By A4A.admin
As a part of our work, CSMA is a member of the National Guild for Community Arts Education, a national organization committed to strengthening and advocating for arts education providers. CSMA is proud to be featured in their 2017 Benchmarking Data Report report and to be contributing to the national advancement of arts education.
Posted December 22nd, 2017 | By A4A.admin
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.
Posted November 22nd, 2017 | By A4A.admin
CSMA is excited to reveal the newly updated Digital Lab at CSMA’s Finn Center. See how the lab has grown over the years and take a peek at the brand new iMac computers and software!
Posted November 14th, 2017 | By A4A.admin
We are excited to announce that we have been selected as one of the first ten recipients of The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation’s prestigious Hewlett 50 Arts Commissions, a five-year, $8 million initiative celebrating the foundation’s 50th anniversary that will support the creation and premiere of new works by world-class performing artists in Bay Area communities.
Posted October 19th, 2017 | By A4A.admin
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.
Posted October 9th, 2017 | By A4A.admin
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!
Posted September 18th, 2017 | By A4A.asami
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.
Posted August 24th, 2017 | By A4A.admin
Learn more about CSMA’s new Music Certificate Program, designed for students who wish to acquire a well-rounded, comprehensive music education.
Posted August 22nd, 2017 | By A4A.admin
CSMA’s annual Young Musicians Summer Honor Program prepares graduating 5th grade students for their middle school performance ensembles.
Posted August 21st, 2017 | By A4A.admin
CSMA is excited to welcome Axel Schmitt for a free concert in Tateuchi Hall on Saturday, August 26 at 7:30pm. Get to know the musician as he discusses his relationship with Beethoven’s music.