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Community Music Center’s Juliet McComas Keyboard Marathon: Music of the Americas – Sunday, May 1 at 3 pm


Music of the Americas
Community Music Center’s
Juliet McComas Keyboard Marathon

Now in its 18th year, the Juliet McComas Keyboard Marathon celebrates the richness of the piano repertoire through a different thematic lens each year. Music of the Americas will showcase fourteen Community Music Center faculty artists performing eighteen American, Latin, and African American composers representing wide-ranging periods and styles. Bay Area composers Jon Jang, Bruce Nalezny, and Betty Wong are featured along with Samuel Barber, William Bolcom, Margaret Bonds, Don Byron, George Gershwin, Ignacio Cervantes, R. Nathaniel Dett, Carlos Gardel, Alberto Ginastera, Philip Glass, Guinga, Ernesto Lecuona, Astor Piazzolla, Manuel Ponce, Florence Price, and Heitor Villa-Lobos. Come hear your favorites and discover some new ones, as you enjoy a unique look into the vast repertoire of American music!

Featuring performances by CMC Piano Faculty and special guests:

Christian Bonvin, Esther Chan, Jaqueline Chew, Marco Diaz, Grace Huenemann, Jon Jang, Allison Lovejoy, Annie Nalezny, Michaela Overall, Erick Peralta, Jennifer Peringer, Matylda Rotkiewicz, Betty Wong, Shirley Wong-Frentzel, and Lilia Zheltova

* please note special start time of 3 pm *

Old First Concerts has volunteer opportunities available!

Our concerts rely on the generosity of volunteers to assist with simple tasks like:


distributing programs

box office

set-up and clean-up

Scheduling is flexible — you choose when to work! We especially need helping hands for our Friday and Saturday night performances.

An excellent opportunity for students, seniors, or anyone who possesses a love for music!

If you’d like to consider volunteering with Old First Concerts, please contact for more information.