CSMA’s Gala is the annual school celebration and fundraising event. Proceeds from the Gala provide school subsidies, financial aid and scholarships to students who would otherwise have no access to the arts.

CSMA Celebrates the Arts!

Saturday, June 1, 2019
Morgan Estate, Los Altos Hills

Event Honorees

CSMA is pleased to recognize Bob Reay and Judi Fan for their longtime support of CSMA and their dedication to arts education in local schools and the community. Bob, an accomplished jazz pianist, has been a part of the CMSA Board of Directors since 1995, and Judi has lent her expertise to the School’s events and marketing efforts. Both Judi and Bob are active school volunteers and support a myriad of arts and academic activities. 

Performances and Special Guest: Taylor Eigsti

Each year we are pleased to present outstanding performances by our Merit Scholar students. Our 57 Merit Scholars are chosen by teacher recommendation and audition from over 1,000 CSMA private music lesson students.  We are thrilled to showcase a small number of stunning performances. 

In addition, this year our event will include a guest performance by Taylor Eigsti, CSMA alumnus and a two-time Grammy nominee.  CSMA has been awarded a prestigious Hewlett 50 Arts Commissions to partner with Taylor to compose the new jazz music composition “Imagine our Future,” which will incorporate elements crowd-sourced from Bay Area students.  (Taylor will join us tour schedule permitting.)

About The Morgan Estate

Located in Los Altos Hills, the Morgan Estate is an impeccably restored historical landmark Tudor estate. The music program will be held in the estate’s grand ballroom with 15th century gilded Venetian ceiling paintings. Guests will enjoy fine dining paired with artisan wine and a small live auction in the formal garden. 


Show your support for the arts education with a sponsorship of CSMA Gala!

For corporate and individual sponsorships, please contact:
Chiung-chi Chen, Director of Community Engagement
650-917-6800, ext. 303

Last year’s sponsors included: Google, Applied Materials, Asset Management Company, Morgan Family Foundation, LinkedIn, Greystar, Prometheus, Union Bank of California, Boston Private Bank & Trust Company, Sares Regis Group of Northern California, Windy Hill Property Ventures and Wilson Sonsini Goodrich Rosati Foundation.

VIP Reception

Platinum, Gold and Silver Sponsors will enjoy exclusive access to a VIP Reception with champagne and hors d’oeuvres from 5pm to 6pm. Hosted by the estate’s owner, the VIP reception will take place in the spectacular Moroccan Tent and pool area and feature remarks on the history and restoration of the estate.


To purchase tickets, please contact:
Kristen Maliksi, Development Associate
650-917-6800, ext. 311

  • Individual tickets: $350/ticket
  • Sponsored tables of 8 are available.  Please click here.