All About Music San Diego greatly
appreciates the funding from
Seth Sprague Educational and
Our New Season
Rehearsals have begun
Come join us
1717 Morena Blvd
Join in the fun with the fabulous All About Music Youth Orchestra. Professional coaches play along, side-by-side, with the musicians.
Everyone has an opportunity to solo with the orchestra on all types of music, including classical, chamber music, and even pop and western.
AAMSD offers a friendly atmosphere, dedicated musicians, and excellent training. Celebrated conductor, Mary Gerard, is a professional violinist and violist as well as one of the most successful music teachers in America.
Join us Saturday mornings at 10:30 at 1717 Morena Blvd. Come make new friends and explore the incredible universe of MUSIC.
Chula Vista First United
1200 E H St, Chula Vista, CA 91910
Mary is president of All About Music San Diego and conductor of Divertimento, the advanced orchestra.
Mary played in the San Diego Symphony, both violin and viola, San Diego Opera, Starlight Opera, and San Diego Chamber Orchestra. She performed violin in the ERA Trio. Her trio toured California and performed in Carnegie Recital Hall in New York. Her Classic Arts String quartet played for young audiences for ten years and was selected by that nationwide organization to make demo tapes for other chapters throughout the USA. She was music director and conductor of Young Artists Symphony. And previous to that she conducted Symphonic Strings for The San Diego Youth Symphony.
Mary is celebrated for her success as a teacher of violin and viola, as conveyed by these testaments.
Throughout her career she has produced string students who now occupy principal positons in noted professional orchestras throughout the nation.
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is associate principle viola with the St. Louis Symphony. She reminisces with Mary about her journey getting there.
is an orchestra director in Orange County, CA. Watch the video to actually witness the single moment in one lesson when Mary completely turned his life around.
studied at the Amsterdam and New England Conservatories.
He's performed with the Portland Symphony in Maine and The Bryant Park Quartet in New York City. Now he's freelancing and playing his own music. And it all started with Mary...
learned phrasing and complex musical forms from Mary. She has since played for (and with) 75 celebrities, including Pavarotti, Henry Mancini, Led Zeppelin, and 2 U.S. presidents.
talks about the old days with Mary and the new days with his Ned Steinberger electric