Sounds of the Shores 2017

Sundays this Summer, Marlin Park is the place to party! Join your friends and neighbors for the Redwood Shores summer concert series.

Hosted by RSCA, the Sounds of the Shores summer concert series takes place once a month throughout the summer on Sunday afternoons — 5 – 7pm for three great nights in Marlin Park.

From Sounds of the Shores 2016

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Sounds of the Shores 2016

The final Sounds of the Shores is Sunday, August 21 — come out and enjoy The Rip Tides!

Sundays this Summer, Marlin Park is the place to party! Join your friends and neighbors for the Redwood Shores summer concert series.

Hosted by RSCA, the Sounds of the Shores summer concert series takes place once a month throughout the summer on Sunday afternoons — 5 – 7pm for three great nights in Marlin Park.

(From 2015’s concert with OTR)

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Carlmont’s Winter 2012 Instrumental Concert Series

Our high school performing arts students present two Symphonic Band and Symphony Orchestra performances this December.


Thursday, December 6, 7:00pm

Symphonic Band and Symphony Orchestra (Under the direction of John DaBaldo)


Friday, December 7, 7:00pm

String Orchestra, Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble



  • $10 Adults, $8 Students (high school),
  • $8 Seniors, $2 Children (through middle school)

Carlmont High School Presents Hay Fever

Noel Coward’s hilarious comedy is presented tonight and tomorrow afternooon, performed by Carlmont High School’s talented theater students.

This hilarious play deals with the four eccentric members of the Bliss family and their outlandish behavior when they each invite a guest to spend the weekend at their English country house.

  • Sat, Nov17 @ 7:00pm
  • Sun, Nov 18 @ 2:00pm

Tickets — Adults: $15; Students/Seniors $10

For more information —

Piano Competitions During the San Mateo County Fair in June!

San Mateo County Fair Youth Classical Piano Competition will be held on Sunday, June 10th at the County Fair Grounds.   Also The Fair is offering “Non-Classical and Own Composition” Piano Competition (new this year) on Saturday, June 9th.   Student may enroll for the both competitions.   The students (under 18 years old) and teachers must be the San Mateo County resident in order to enroll these piano competitions.

For application and more information: > Contests > Youth Exhibits


RSCA Special Concert Event

Preceding the Annual Meeting is a special event celebrating Redwood Shores’ musical youth.

Come early and enjoy a special concert featuring several of our young Shores piano students. RSCA provided initial and matching funds for the purchase of the grand piano that now graces RWS Library’s Community Room, and we are proud of this addition to our community library.

February 8, 6:30-7PM

Redwood Shores Library

We are pleased to take this opportunity to showcase the talents of just a few of the gifted young people who are able to take lessons on this wonderful instrument.

Musical Bridges

Musical Bridges on October 16 promises two concerts that will take you on an inspiring  journey of music , from great classical masterpieces to jazz , film theme music and even some rock’n roll music ! Do join in for a wonderful afternoon of music by some award winning and all together, acclaimed and a passionate group of young pianists at the Windroom in Foster City Community Center .

Performing Young Pianists are from the Studio of Concert Pianist, Sujeeva Hapugalle, who strives to nurture the talents and engage her students in diverse meaningful  and rewarding performance platforms and projects.. This time , they are simply thrilled to perform to celebrate and further contribute to their project — Musical Bridges 1 — ‘Bridging the passion and excellence of youth music to serve our community” .

At the enthusiastic suggestion of parent Patrick Gannon, (from a musically passionate family) — to help RWSE School , Sujeeva lost no time in designing together , a host of musical and sponsorship activities to raise funds, with a goal of 9k and hopefully, 10 k by October . The Gift of a Boston Upright Piano and Further Contributions to the music program of RWS Elementary School, helping Community Music was the rewarding result. The wonderful collective efforts of students , their families — local business sponsors and many supporters — have brought together, the founding vision of Music Bridges to help the growth of Education, Performing Arts and Community building via music . The older students steered a successful leadership program of securing Business sponsorships . Through a couple of summer months , MB  sparked, creative and other talents of a great group of students and parents !

Sujeeva Hapugalle, believes that Excellence of Music , in her experience, has certainly proven to be a Bridge to reach , connect and make differences to communities in simplest and profound ways . Introducing and actively help channel these opportunities to young students and encouraging ,music making and study as part  of life and a culture, apart from striving for excellence at formal events ,has been a delight. Amongst the students are are high ranking First and Special prize winners at International , State and County competitions. Searching ,studying, and communicating in performance ,  the ‘real essence’ of the “music and composer’s intent” ‘behind the notes’, have made these young musician’s performances reach the hearts of their audiences !

Sherman Clay Piano Co who made generous contributions says, ‘We are excited and proud to help Sujeeva and her Studio ,via Musical Bridges ,to bring music into schools..”

Cherie Ho , Principal of RWSES expresses .”RWSE School is extremely appreciative of this concert and celebration to recognize the musical talents of our community youth.  We are inspired by the depth and breadth of performance from students who demonstrate their passion for piano. In addition, this performance will benefit our own music programs with the gift of a piano for our new school. It will also enhance the music programs for Peninsula Youth Symphony, the Belmont-Redwood Shores School District’s choral and instrumental program and the Choir program. We are so grateful to the families for their support ,the gracious and generous contributions from patrons and the vision of Sujeeva Hapugall.”

Donna Marie Baldwin, Realtor — who was delighted to support this community music project …”What a musical and magical gift …” As a Mother and Grandmother, I love children. I am passionate about the educational opportunities being available to them and thank the amazing Teachers that enter their lives and this Universe.”

Sounds of the Shores 2011

Another exciting summer event has drawn to a close. We hope everybody who came out to the Sounds of the Shores 2011 concert series enjoyed yourselves greatly. A big thank-you goes out to all of the bands who played this year. We appreciate you for supporting these entertaining shows, and we’re excite to see you all again at the next RSCA event!


The Redwood Shores Community Association proud to invite residents to this year’s Sounds of the Shores concert series. Enjoy music in beautiful Marlin Park with friends and family!

  • JUNE 23: TinMan (rock & roll)
  • JULY 28: Dave Rocha Jazz Band (jazz &  pop)
  • AUGUST 11: California Beach Boys (rock and roll)

All concerts play from 6 to 8 PM




San Carlos Children’s Theater presents “Damn Yankees”

“Damn Yankees”, presented by San Carlos Children’s Theater.

Performed at Carlmont High School Performing Arts Center, 1400 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont, CA.

Synopsis: Middle-aged baseball fanatic Joe Boyd trades his soul to the Devil (the charming but devious Mr. Applegate) for a chance to lead his favorite team to victory in the pennant race against the New York Yankees. As young baseball sensation Joe Hardy, he transforms the hapless Washington Senators into a winning team, only to realize the true worth of the life (and wife) he’s left behind. With the help of a handy escape clause and a guilt-ridden temptress named Lola, Joe outsmarts Applegate, returns to his former self and shepherds the Senators to the World Series.

Credits: Words and Music by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross. Book by George Abbott and Douglass Wallop. Based on the novel by Douglass Wallop “The Year the Yankees Lost the Pennant”. Damn Yankees is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. 421 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019. Phone 212-541-4684. Fax 212-397-4684. Directed by Eron Block. Choreographed by Daina Block. Musical Direction by Theresa Ames.


When: July 13-17, 2011. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:00 PM. Saturday and Sunday at 1:00 PM.

Where: Carlmont High School Performing Arts Center, 1400 Alameda de las Pulgas, Belmont, CA 94002

Tickets: $12 in advance online at and $14 at the door if still available. Seating is first come first serve.


For more information on San Carlos Children’s Theater shows, events and classes visit or call 650-594-2730.