Do Re Mi Newsletter: see stars at CMC this Fall
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 CMC's Do Re Mi Newsletter 

It's time to make more music!  
Community Music Center is alive with sound again. Our new catalog is here with more classes than ever to choose from, Fall Quarter has just begun and there is still time to register! More great news below...
CMC's Woodwind Ensemble - Photo by Heidi Schumann

Table of Contents
Fall Event Highlights: John Santos, Emanual Ax, much more....
• CMC News: free workshops, concerts and community updates
Faculty News: spotlights, performances, and new faculty

Fall Event Highlights

(Trust us, you will want to read them all.)

Saturday, September 14 from 11:00am-1:00pm
La Tumbadora y el Timbal: Foundations of
Latin Jazz and Salsa with John Santos

Saturday, September 14 from 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Fall Quarter Free Class Demo: A Gospel Workshop with Maestro Curtis
This workshop may be of special interest to pianists but it is open to everyone with an interest in gospel music, even non-musicians! 

Sunday, September 15 at 3:00pm 
Master Class with Pianist Emanuel Ax
Currently sold out. Check back on September 16 for ticket information.

Wednesday, September 25 at 7:00pm at Ruth's Table/Bethany Center
Ka-Hon Ensemble

October 19 and 20 at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music
The San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music will present two days of free music with the theme "Latin American Connections" at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. CMC will be there with an instrument petting zoo and information table, and our faculty will play in six of the featured groups that weekend.

Sunday, October 20 at 4:00pm
Violinist Sin-Tung Chiu's Annual Benefit Recital
$15 Adults/$10 Students and Seniors

Saturday, November 2 at Davies Symphony Hall
CMC Senior Choirs at Dia de los Muertos Celebration at Davies Symphony Hall
The Solera Singers and the 30th Street Chorus will sing for the second year in a row at the San Francisco Symphony's Día de los Muertos concert and celebration. Purchase tickets here for this beautiful, family-friendly event!

Wednesday, November 20 at 7:00pm at Ruth's Table/Bethany Center
Potingue Flamenco-Latin Ensemble
By Sonia Caltvedt
Welcome New Faculty! 
This Fall, pianists Marco DiazMaestro Curtis, and Nola Curtis; Teen Jazz Orchestra Leader Marcus Shelby; and Music Therapist Scott Nanos joined the CMC faculty. We are thrilled to have them all with us!

Read more news from CMC faculty members Sin-Tung Chiu, Janis Mercer, and Martha Rodriguez-Salazar on our blog.

Photo by Mieke StrandPlease consider including CMC in your will or living trust – and let us know you have done so.  A planned gift could include a bequest of property or cash, a trust, a life insurance policy or retirement account. Your planning can help sustain Community Music Center – making sure that music will be accessible in the heart of our community forever.
Contact Development Director John Robinson at 415-647-6015 x76
or for more information
or to inform CMC of your estate plans.

Read an interview with Karl and Ann Ludwig, CMC Founders Circle members.

By Barbara Kosnar

P.S. Save These Dates!
This is the time of year when our calendars start to fill up.  We want to make sure you 
will be able to join us for some exciting events in the year ahead:
• Tuesday, January 14 or 21, 2014 (TBD) from 6-8pm – Donor Appreciation Event at Anchor Brewing Company
• Monday, May 12, 2014 from 6:30-10pm Spring Gala at Yoshi's San Francisco 

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