The Musician’s Studio – CMEA 

A series of live, interactive, online sessions for grades 6-12 and college music students. Join us to meet, talk with, & learn from these accomplished people! 

Real-World. Real Stories. Real Music.

January 13 – January 20 – January 27 – February 3 – February 10

All sessions begin at 6:30 PM PST

Join us for 1 or all 5 of the sessions

1•13•22 – So what’s it really like to study music in college? Talk with college students studying music & learn the real deal. Bring your questions!

1•20•22 – AV with the San Diego Symphony
Check out the audiovisual expertise of Joel Watts, SDSO Director of Audio, & James Fogarty, Video Department Head. Discover how they bring the sites & sounds of the symphony to life!

1•27•22 – Symphony Behind the Scenes
Meet Jesse Schiffman & staff from the San Diego Symphony and learn what it takes to get the music on stage.

2•3•22 – Q & A with Eric Whitacre
Yes, you read that right! Meet & talk with world-famous composer & conductor, Eric Whitacre. He’ll share his story & invite questions from the participants. Take a listen to a few of his virtual choirs, check out his latest news, & discover his music for band & orchestra.

2•10•22 – YOU are a COMPOSER!
Join this session to compose live with a large group and learn about Ableton. (There might even be a gift for the participants.) LIMITED SEATS – register early!

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