Music at Kohl Mansion Inc

A nonprofit organization

79 donors

Music at Kohl Mansion presents world-class chamber concerts at the historic Kohl Mansion in Burlingame, California and brings the power of music to thousands of children and families in schools, concert halls and community centers throughout the San Francisco Peninsula.

Delivering chamber music that thrills, inspires and transforms listeners of all ages for the past 32 years, Music at Kohl concerts and outreach programs enrich the quality of life of our communities, and set the stage for new generations of players and listeners though more than 110 events, serving more than 5,500 students in grades K-12 each year!

  • 9 concerts by internationally celebrated artists
  • 8 sparkling pre-concert talks by musicologist Kai Christiansen
  • 12 family & children's concerts in the community
  • 3 special concerts for seniors
  • 5 command performances for supporters
  • 6 master classes with Young Chamber Musicians
  • 3 curated art exhibitions related to the music of the season
  • 65+ classroom visits to Peninsula public schools
  • season-long musical instrument drive for school children.

"The Discipline and the learning that I acquired as a member of a small chamber group directly translate into the way I communicate and collaborate in my professional life."           -- Matthew Wong, Executive Technical Marketing, Cisco Systems

Together, we will meet the challenge and Make Music Count!

Some examples of how your support Makes Music Count:

  • Send renowned musicians to coach middle and high school orchestra, band and chamber ensembles
  • Bring classes from underserved schools to a concert at Kohl Mansion
  • Present performances at public school assemblies
  • Underwrite family concerts at the public library
  • Support touring ensembles traveling from anywhere in the US.

Every dollar counts! So join us to Make Music Count today. 


The Kohl Mansion is a jewel-like setting for fine music. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the century-old, 1914 landmark features a gracious setting in a grand Elizabethan style Great Hall "for intimate chamber music on a grand scale"....

*Recipient of 2007 “Best of Burlingame” award for Kohl for Kids program 
*Recipient of 2010 Peninsula Arts Council Diamond Award

Special thanks: Paul Keller Media []


Thanks to a $10,000 matching grant from two anonymous angels, and the generous support of many sponsors in our Silicon Valley community, you can DOUBLE your impact by donating during the 24 hours of Silicon Valley Gives on Tuesday, May 5, 2015. 

Every dollar you give has the potential to be matched dollar for dollar by generous sponsors!

If you give $30, we get $60.

If you give $50, we get $100.

Your gift of $1,000 becomes $2,000.

Whatever you give, we may receive double the amount.

Every dollar goes to work to bring the benefits of music to our community. Because music matters.

Please join us on May 5, and take advantage of this opportunity, to help bring the transformative power of music to all on the San Francisco Peninsula!

Make your donation anytime between now and midnight on Tuesday, May 5th, 2015.

Thank you for your support!


Important information regarding Donation Incentives for Razoo/Silicon Valley Gives: All incentives are effective until June 30, 2015. All incentives are valid and redeemable for one year from date of donation.    


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