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].


MusicSources is a cultural resource center, an educational institution and a special events facility that showcases a collection of antique and replica keyboards from four centuries. Its concert series features distinguished local and international artists.

Founded: 1987
Artistic Director: Gilbert Martinez
Where to hear them: MusicSources in Berkeley


Musikiwest harnesses the collaborative power of chamber music to engender empathic awareness, promote conflict resolution and build peaceable communities.

Founded: 2017
Artistic Director: Michelle Djokic
Where to hear them: Mitchell Park Library


Mountain View High School presents performances of its jazz bands, marching band, winter auxiliary, orchestras, and concert bands. The Instrumental Music Parents Association showcases MVHS ensembles in the annual fundraisers Jazz Festival, Spaghetti and Strings, and Swing Dance.

Artistic Director: Jason Kneebone and Dana Mc Donnell
Where to hear them: Mountain View High School

Mythica Foundation for the Arts

Founded: 2013
Artistic Director: Kayleen Asbo