Bay Area Music Groups
The Bay Area is home to literally hundreds of classical music organizations, from community choruses to world-renowned orchestras, opera companies and chamber ensembles. This listing provides all the vital statistics for Bay Area music groups, as well as a summary of what they do best. Search by type of organization or alphabetically. Note to classical music groups: If your organization is not listed here or there is an error in your listing, please email [email protected].
The Diablo Regional Arts Association is committed to elevating the quality and professionalism of performing arts in Contra Costa County. Its support of drama, classical music, dance, and musical theater at the Lesher Center has enriched the theater-going experience in the region. But missing from the area’s performing arts scene is jazz as performed by instrumentalists and vocalists of the top rank. Now, in its debut as a presenter, DRAA is producing a concert series featuring internationally acclaimed jazz artists.
The Jewels in the Square Performance Series brings live music, dance, outdoor movies and other entertainment to Union Square Park for everyone to enjoy. Jewels showcases upcoming and emerging talent with a unique San Francisco flair. All programs are held from April through October on the main stage of the beautifully redesigned Union Square Park. Events are generally held on Wednesdays at 12:30 pm and 6 pm, and on Sundays at 2:00 pm. All events are free to the public. Jewels is an ongoing program series sponsored by MJM Management Group and the San Francisco Parks Trust.