The Musician’s Studio – CMEA 

– a series of live, interactive, online sessions for middle & high school music students where they can meet, interact with, & learn about the personal stories of professional musicians, composers, sound artists, & college students. 

Real-World. Real Stories. Real Music.

Join us for 1 or all 5 of the sessions for
All times are Pacific Standard Time

1•21•21 – 6:30-7:30 PM – So what’s it really like to study music in college? Talk with students studying music in college & learn the real deal.

1•28•21 – 6:30-7:30 PM – What’s it take to be a symphony musician? Meet, greet, hear their stories, & grab a few tips from members of the San Diego Symphony Orchestra!

2•4•21 – 6:30-7:30 PM – I Want to sing on Broadway! Meet Storm Lever, Broadway star & soloist with the San Diego Symphony. Learn about her musical life & journey to Broadway.

2•4•21 – 7:30-8:30 PM – Call of Duty, Destiny, & Transformers – Designing the Sound Effects that Every Gamer Knows. Join John Drelick, Senior Sound Designer from High Moon Studios & hear about his life as a percussionist & how this led him to become a master of sound effects.

2•11•21 – 6:30-7:30 PM – Blizzard Composers IN the HOUSE! Meet award-winning gaming composers Neal Acree & Jason Hayes. Learn about their journey as composers for World of Warcraft, Diablo, Starcraft, Stargate, & more! If you love gaming & music, this session will Blow. Your. Mind!

Register here

Registration Fees: 
Registration / Director is Active Member: $10 a session or $40 for 5 sessions
Registration / Director is Non-Member: $15 a session or $60 for 5 sessions

Registrants must verify their music teachers’ NAfME/CMEA member number to receive the active member rate.

Questions?  Please email