About Us 2017-03-22T13:06:57+00:00

Our Mission

Inspired by the belief that the arts strengthen communities, Music at Kohl Mansion presents world-class chamber concerts in the historic Kohl Mansion and music education in public schools on the San Francisco Peninsula. Our outreach programs provide access to interactive musical experiences for diverse populations of all ages.

General Information

Located on the Mercy High School campus in Burlingame, California, the Kohl Mansion is a jewel-like setting for fine music. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, this 1914 landmark features a gracious setting in the Elizabethan style Great Hall for intimate music on a grand scale. Click here for more information about Kohl Mansion.


Chamber Music Series concerts begin at 7:00 pm unless otherwise noted. Doors open one hour and fifteen minutes before the performance.)

Family Concerts are held at the San Mateo Public Library and are admission free. The Family Concert schedule for this season will be announced shortly.

Seating is by general admission. Early arrival is recommended. A limited amount of reserved seating is available for donors at our Sponsor level and above. Contact us for more details.

All Chamber Series concerts feature a pre-concert talk by musicologist Kai Christiansen at 6 pm. See the schedule and concert details for further information. Don’t miss an engaging prelude to a wonderful evening of music. Adjust your travel and arrival plans accordingly.

Meet the artists following every concert at our complimentary receptions in Kohl Mansion’s historic dining room.

Please note that programs are subject to change at any time.

2750 Adeline Drive, Burlingame, CA 94010

To view on Google Maps for interactive directions, click here.

  1. Take Hwy 101 South to Millbrae.
  2. Take Millbrae exit and go West to El Camino.
  3. Go Left on El Camino and go approximately 1 mile to Hillside Blvd.
  4. Turn Right onto Hillside.
  5. Take Hillside to Alvarado and turn Right.
  6. Go to the end of Alvarado to where it intersects Adeline.
  1. Take San Mateo Bridge/Hwy 92 to Hwy 101 North.
  2. Take Broadway exit and go West to El Camino.
  3. Go Right on El Camino, then take 3rd Left onto Hillside.
  4. Take Hillside to Alvarado and turn Right.
  5. Go to the end of Alvarado to where it intersects Adeline.
  1. Take Hwy 280 south to Trousdale exit.
  2. Go Left under Highway and then turn Right onto Skyline Blvd.
  3. Take Skyline Blvd to Hillside and then turn Left.
  4. Take Hillside to Alvarado and turn Left again.
  5. Go to the end of Alvarado to where it intersects Adeline.
  1. Take Hwy 280 North to Trousdale/Burlingame exit.
  2. Turn Right onto Skyline.
  3. Take Skyline Blvd to Hillside and then turn Left.
  4. Take Hillside to Alvarado and turn Left again.
  5. Go to the end of Alvarado to where it intersects Adeline.

The entrance to Mercy High School/Kohl Mansion is at the intersection across the street. You will find free and ample parking on the campus.

Board of Directors

Nancy Lee Jalonen, President

Jay Sato, Co-Vice-President

Nadine Stocklin, Co-Vice-President

Valerie Meyer, Secretary

Victoria Rosen, Treasurer

Patricia Kristof Moy*, Executive Director

Karin Albright
Amy Bayley, RSM
Richard Carlstrom
Marlene De Lancie
Liz Dossa
Chad Dyner
Anneke Gaenslen
Anita Galeana**
Kenneth Gundry
Karen Hanrahan*
Zerlina Chen Hayes
Dianelle Lacy
Andréa Matos-Shabazz
Sameet Mehta
Alisa Weber
Laura Zobkiw

* Ex Officio **On leave 2016-2017 Season


Patricia Kristof Moy, Executive Director

Yvonne Wun, Program Administrator

Paula Wong, Finance and Accounting Services

Natalie Griffin, Education Program Coordinator

Pamela Lampkin, Development

Kai Christiansen, Resident Musicologist and Program Annotator

Sarah Vardigans, Production Stage Manager

Richard Links, Recording Engineer

Brandon GreggHouse Manager

Specials Thanks to Our Donors & Supporters

Music at Kohl Mansion is dependent on donations for a significant percentage of its operations. Ticket revenues cover only 30% of the cost of presenting world class performances at Kohl Mansion and visits by artists to San Mateo County schools. The balance is covered by your generous contributions, sponsorships from local businesses, and grants from private foundations.

  • San Mateo Public Library
  • San Mateo County Arts Grants Program
  • Mercy
  • The Daily Journal
  • Carlstrom
  • Kohl Mansion Logo
  • Wells Fargo logo
  • Y&H Soda logo
  • pjcc
  • Sam Mazza new logo
  • Print
  • Westin Logo
  • Bay Landing Logo
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  • VM logo
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Major support is provided by the San Mateo County Arts Commission/Arts Grants Program, Mervyn L. Brenner, Sam Mazza, Kessinger Family, Bella Charitable and Y & H Soda Foundations, Wells Fargo, Musical Bridges, San Mateo Daily Journal, Marriott SFO Waterfront, Embassy Suites by Hilton SFO Waterfront, Aloft SFO, Westin SFO, Bay Landing and Villa Montes Hotels, Carlstrom Productions, Peninsula Jewish Community Center, San Mateo Public Library, Mercy High School, Kohl Mansion and gifts from generous individual donors.

Contact Us

We invite you to contact Music at Kohl Mansion to order tickets, to inquire about group sales, to find out about volunteer opportunities, educational programs, making a donation or becoming a sponsor. We welcome your questions, your thoughts and your participation. We look forward to hearing from you!

Email: info@musicatkohl.org
Phone: 650.762.1130
Fax: 650.343.8464
Mail: 2750 Adeline Drive, Burlingame, CA 94010