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].

ka*nei*see | collective

Hailed as an 'important player in the emerging contemporary dance scene,' ka*nei*see | collective was founded in 2014 by Tanya Chianese. The company has performed at venues around the Bay Area, as well as Los Angeles and Seattle.

Kairos Music Academy

Annual Spring Musical, Thoughtful and inclusive holiday performance, European tour every other year.

Artistic Director: Laura Kakis Serper
Where to hear them: Berkeley, CA

Kairos Youth Choir

510-704-4479

Kairos Youth Choir is a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic choir of approximately 75+ children, ages 7 to 14 years, or with unchanged treble voices. Specializes in world music & music related to environmental issues. Provides a loving and joyful atmosphere for kids to musically thrive. They produce two major performances per year, musical theatre and or opera in the spring, and performs in a variety of public venues in the East Bay Area.

Founded: 1990
Artistic Director: Laura Kakis Serper
Where to hear them: Venues in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Kala Art Institute

Kala Art Institute’s mission is to help artists sustain their creative work over time through its Artist-in-Residence and Fellowship Programs, and to engage the community through exhibitions, public programs, and education.

The heart of Kala’s mission as a vital, California art-making hub is supporting artists and engaging the community. Kala offers professional facilities to those working in and across printmaking and digital media, installation, sound, and performance.

Kala Koa Entertainment

Ukulele Festival Slack Key Festival Flamenco Independent

Artistic Director: Mitch Chang
Where to hear them: http://kalakoa.com

Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra

Kaleidoscope is a conductorless chamber orchestra dedicated to enriching lives through exhilarating concert experiences, artistic excellence, musician leadership, and connecting with the diverse communities of Los Angeles.

Where to hear them: The Los Angeles Theatre Center, 514 Spring St. in downtown L.A. and First Presbyterian Church, 1220 Second St, in Santa Monica.

Karsten Windt Music Presentation

Founded: 2005
Artistic Director: Karsten Windt

KATERINA AND GARY BROWN BAND

"KATERINA AND GARY BROWN BAND -- IS A BEAUTIFUL COMBINATION OF CLASSIC AMERICAN JAZZ , AND CONTEMPORARY MUSIC STYLINGS . EACH PERFORMANCE IS AN ENJOYABLE , STIMULATING , MUSICAL JOURNEY. THEY CAPTURE PUBLIC ATTENTION AND TAKE YOU AWAY TO LONDON FASHION NIGHT,CHICAGO BLUES SALONS AND NEW YORK CITY JAZZ CLUBS.”

Founded: 2016
Artistic Director: GARY BROWN
Where to hear them: Samovar Hall 1077 Independence Ave, Mountain View, CA 94043

Katharine Hawthorne

khawthorne.net

Kathy Mata Ballet

Founded: 1987
Artistic Director: Kathy Mata
Where to hear them: Alonzo King Lines Dance Center

Katrina Wreede Musical Groups - Skyline String Duo

Elegant and professional background music for weddings and special events in Napa Valley and the Wine Country, specializing in contemporary pop, light classical, jazz standards and Disney/Beatles/American Songbook favorites. Solo violin, string duo, trio and quartet. We also perform amplified on request.

Founded: 1991
Artistic Director: Katrina Wreede

Katya Grineva

Romantic piano

Where to hear them: www.katyagrineva.com

Kaululehua Hawaiian Cultural Center

Founded: Kawika Alfiche
Artistic Director: Kawika Alfiche

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