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].
Los Angeles is known as a center of film music, but Los Angeles is also a place where composers are hearing and writing personal, idiosyncratic, impossible-to-categorize forms of concert music. HEAR NOW is an annual festival that recognizes and features new music by contemporary Los Angeles composers.
Co-founded by musician/composers, Emma Logan and Julie Barwick the Helia Music Collective supports the creative endeavors of women in music throughout the San Francisco Bay Area. Helia Music seeks to enrich the community and expand the engagement of women artists through educational outreach and collaborations, with performances and workshops taking place in unique and diverse spaces. Through charitable activities and events, Helia supports the education and development of women in the Bay Area and beyond.
Our mission is to provide Hengenjizai, world-class contemporary Japanese koto music performances to San Francisco Bay Area audience. And also, promotes mutual understanding between Japan and the U.S. through musical exchange. http://www.matsuhidecompany.com/MatsuHide/Hengenjizai.html