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RSVP Deadline this Friday 4/15!

Individual & table reservations available!
Bring your family & friends for a beautiful afternoon of music, food,  wine raffle, & amazing silent auction!
Join us on May 1 to bid on any of these fabulous items!
Recital Review
April Student Recital
On April 3, fifteen CMS students performed for family and friends in the Rodale Room at Miller Symphony Hall.  The program featured many talented piano students, and was complemented with trumpet solos by Isaiah Albert-Stein and Julia Young.

Faculty-Student Recital
On February 28, almost 50 CMS students and faculty performed in this special annual recital in the Rodale Room.  The 2-hour performance was highlighted by a special appearance by The CMS Collective.  
Welcome (back) to a  new CMS faculty member!
Kate Uhler has rejoined the CMS faculty and will be teaching clarinet, guitar, piano, viola, violin, and voice at both our Allentown and Reading locations.  She will also be helping with our outreach programs in the Allentown School District.  Welcome Kate!
CMS Student News

Carolyn Boulay, voice student of Rebekah Graver, has been accepted into NYU Steinhardt's classical voice and opera studies program.

Michael Gallagher, piano student of Dr. David Saturen, was inducted in the Tri-M Music Honor Society on Feb. 18.

Gabe Miller, piano student of Dr. David Saturen, celebrated his Bar Mitzvah on Jan. 30.

Mia Ulas, piano student of Dr. David Saturn, played the piano for homeless women in Bethlehem in January.

Raymond Yedlock, piano student of Dr. David Saturen, has been accepted to Moravian Academy.
Students, Faculty, Supporters...

Do you have something exciting to share with the CMS community?  An upcoming event, a scholarship opportunity, an award or accomplishment?  

Email it to lisa@cmslv.org for possible publication in our next monthly e-newsletter.  We would love to hear from you!
CMS students taking lessons at our studios in West Allentown, on the Cedar Crest College Campus, should note that we have moved to a new space on Level 3 in the Tompkins College Center.  Click on map below for directions...

Important Dates for CMS Students

April 25 - Deadline for Gala Audition Entries

May 1 - Annual Brunch & Silent Auction at Lehigh Country Club

May 21 - Gala Recital Auditions

May 30 - Memorial Day (no Monday lessons)

June 1-15 - Early Bird Registration for 2016-17

June 5 @ 3pm - Student Recital

June 12 @ 3pm - Gala Recital

June 13 - Last Day of School Year

June 13 - Summer Lesson Contracts Due

June 14-16 - Make-up Lesson Days (by request)

June 20 - First Day of Summer Session

Link to CMS Events Calendar

Did you know?   If you use Google Calendar, you can now copy CMS events right to your own calendar!

Scholarships, Instruments, & More!

Did you know all this info is now available right on the CMS website?  Use the link at the bottom of our homepage to access CMS Student Resources:
CMS Outreach Programs Continue to Grow!

CMS continues to provide outreach programs in the Allentown School District.  In addition to continuing the Modern Band program at McKinley Elementary and after-school program at Roberto Clemente Charter School, we have added a new Modern Band program for Harrison Morton Middle School students at Casa Guadalupe.  This new program is funded through a grant from the Baker Foundation and begins April 11.

Sixth & Linden Construction Update... preparing for Strata II

$10,000 +
Anonymous Family Foundation
The Century Fund
Harry C. Trexler Trust
Julius & Katheryn Hommer Foundation
The Presser Foundation
 
$5,000 +
Air Products Foundation
Amaranth Foundation
Anonymous Family Trust
Baker Foundation
Martin Guitar Charitable Foundation
National Penn Bank / BB&T
Raymond-Cryder Donor Advised Fund
of the Lehigh Valley Community Foundation
 
$2,500 +
Allen Organ, Inc.
County of Lehigh
Univest Bank
Mrs. Jack Warsaw
 
$1,000 +
Mr. & Mrs. Ross Born
Mr. Robert J. Breslin
Campbell, Rappold, & Yurasits, LLP
Mr. Curtis Dretsch
The Hon. & Mrs. James Knoll Gardner
Ms. Sandra Goldstein 
Hospital Central Services, Inc.
Mr. & Mrs. Lawrence Johnson
Just Born, Inc.
Mr. James Lampe
C.F. Martin & Company
Ms. Kathleen Matthews 
Phantoms Charities
Rider-Pool Foundation
Mr. Martin Spiro


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