Older Workshops (2017-2020)

Looking for information and images from past in-person events? AMN presented several seasons of in-person workshops prior to the COVID pandemic. This page contains links to available resources and image galleries for AMN workshops prior to April, 2020. To view online workshop archives, see our current workshop archive. For upcoming workshops, visit our main workshops page.

2019-2020 Season

Amateur Music Network mentor Matthew Young  (c) Terrence McCarthy

March 2, 2020

Viola Workshop

with Matthew Young

Amateur Music Network mentors John Engelkes and Nick Platoff

January 20 and 27, 2020

Trombone Choir

with John Engelkes and Nick Platoff


November 3 and 4, 2019

Choral Workshop and Performance

with Voces8

Amateur Music Network Mentors DuoViolaoPlus1

October 23, 2019

Choro: the Music of Rio

with Duo Violão Plus 1


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A partnership with the
San Francisco Conservatory of Music

(originally scheduled for June 13-14, 2020)

San Francisco Symphony Community of Music Makers
San Francisco Symphony Community of Music Makers

We were so looking forward to our first Orchestra Fantasy Camp! But due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we had to cancel it for 2020. Look for this to come back in 2021!

2018-2019 Season

Robin Sutherland leads a chamber music master class on June 17, 2019

June 17, 2019

Piano Chamber Music

with Robin Sutherland



April 28, 2019

Third Annual
Side by Side

with SF Chamber Orchestra
Ben Simon, Workshop Leader



April 22, 2019

Medieval Signing Workshop

with Phoebe Jevtović Rosquist


Audience Chorus 1

March 30, 2019

Join the Audience Chorus
for Saint John Passion at the SF Symphony

with Ragnar Bohlin, Workshop Leader


pandiero SQ

March 4, 2019

Pandeiro! A Rhythm Tour of Brazil

with Ami Molinelli

Amateur Music Network mentors the New Esterhazy Quartet

February 19 & 21, 2019

Discover Mendelssohn Octet

with the New Esterházy Quartet

Amateur Music Network at the San Francisco Symphony

December 23, 2018

Holiday Audience Chorus at the San Francisco Symphony

with Ragnar Bohlin, Workshop Leader

Amateur Music Network Messiah Choral  Workshop

November, 2018

Brush Up Your Messiah

with David Xiques, Leader
and Mentors Elizabeth Susskind, Karen Carle Irwin, and Will Skaff

Amateur Music Network Mentor John Engelkes

October, 2018

Brass Ensemble Workshop

with John Engelkes


October 27, 2018

Sweet Chariot, a Spirituals Workshop

with Dr. Lynne Morrow

a partnership with
Pacific Edge Voices

Alisa Rose, Amateur Music Network Mentor

October 22, 2018

Bluegrass Fiddle Workshop

with Alisa Rose

2017-2018 Season

Jerome Simas is a workshop mentor for Amateur Music Network and a member of San Francisco Symphony.

June 18, 2018

Clarinet & Chamber Music Master Class

with Jerry Simas

Linda Lukas, Amateur Music Network Mentor

May 14, 2018

Flute Blast!

with Linda Lukas


May 13, 2018

Join the Audience-Chorus

with Ragnar Bohlin, Workshop Leader

SF Chamber Orchestra, Amateur Music Network, Side By Side

April 22, 2018

Side By Side 2

with the SF Chamber Orchestra
Ben Simon, Workshop Leader

Sandy Cressman, Amateur Music Network mentor

January 29, 2018

Canta Brasil
Bossa Nova Singing Workshop
with Sandy Cressman

2016-2017 Season

Amateur Music Network Clarinet Workshop, Jerry Simas, mentor

May 22, 2017

Jerry Simas, Clarinet

Amateur Music Network Singing Workshop, Larry Batiste, mentor

April 17, 2017

Larry Batiste, voice

Amateur Music Network Violin Workshop, Diane Nicholeris, mentor

March 13, 2017

Diane Nicholeris, violin

Amateur Music Network Workshop, Side by Side with the SF Chamber Orchestra

February 26, 2017

Side By Side 1

with the SF Chamber Orchestra
Ben Simon, Workshop Leader

Amateur Music Network, Vireo Orchestra

January 20, 2017

Opera Vireo
Video opera recording with composer Lisa Bielawa