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].

World Dance Fusion

Founded: 1995
Artistic Director: Katy Alaniz Rous

World Dance Fusion

Founded: 1995
Artistic Director: Katy Alaniz Rous

World Doctors Orchestra

Classical music performance

Founded: 2008
Artistic Director: Dr. Stefan Willich
Where to hear them: SF Conservatory of Music Hume Hall

World Theater at Cal State Monterey Bay

Artistic Director: Joseph Cardinalli

Worn Chamber Ensemble

Founded: 1997
Artistic Director: Richard Worn
Where to hear them: Main Post Chapel, The Presidio, San Francisco

Y.E.S. Foundation for the Arts

Founded: 2004
Where to hear them: Various Events in San Francisco

YAG & VOCE Concert Music Teachers' Association of CA Santa Clara Co. Branch

Founded: 1916
Artistic Director: Peter H. Thompson President
Where to hear them: Santa Clara University Recital Hall 7:15 PM Jan 24,2010 Free

Yee Duo

Founded: 2007
Artistic Director: Thomas & Jieun Yee
Where to hear them:

Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

The Center presents a variety of contemporary music, theater and dance productions.

Founded: 1993
Artistic Director: Kenneth Foster
Where to hear them: The Novellus Theater

Yerba Buena Gardens Festival

Founded: 2000
Artistic Director: Linda Lucero
Where to hear them: Yerba Buena Gardens Festival

Yosemite Songwriting Retreat

Founded: 2012
Artistic Director: Adam Burns