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].

Third Sunday Concerts at St. Alban's Church

Third Sunday Concerts is a music series celebrating musicians in the community as well as visiting artists. All styles of music are welcome: Jazz, classical, baroque, world, latin, Brazilian. The venue is St. Alban's Parrish Hall in Albany, which can accommodate up to 100 guests.

Founded: February, 2017
Artistic Director: Jane Lenoir
Where to hear them:

Thomas Penders

Founded: 1998
Artistic Director: Thomas Penders

Tiburon Music Festival

Artistic Director: Paul Smith

Tim Krol, Baritone

Founded: 1985
Artistic Director: Tim Krol
Where to hear them: St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, Corner 16th and Dolores, SF

Tim McClure, Violinist

Founded: 2005
Artistic Director: Tim McClure
Where to hear them: Upon request

TOCCATA Tahoe Symphony Orchestra & Chorus

Toccata’s mission is to raise awareness and appreciation of classical orchestral and choral music by bringing quality affordable performances to the greater Reno-Tahoe Area, and to provide a venue for accomplished musicians to display and develop their talents.

Founded: 2005
Artistic Director: James Rawie
Where to hear them: Incline Village South Lake Tahoe Minden Squaw Valley Reno

Tom Yang's Schubert Winterreise

Sing and dance

Artistic Director: Tom Yang

Town Hall Theatre

Musical Theatre, Concerts, Live Theatre

Founded: 1943
Artistic Director: Susan E. Evans
Where to hear them: 3535 School Street, Lafayette Ca 94549

Town Quartet

Founded: 2011
Artistic Director: Lewis Patzner
Where to hear them: Musical Offering Cafe, Starry Plough Pub, Omni Commons

Townsend Opera

Founded: 1983
Artistic Director: Ryan Murray
Where to hear them: Gallo Center of the Arts

Tranquil Resonance Studio

Tranquil Resonance Studio’s mission is to introduce, spread, and pass down the ancient traditions of Chinese music and culture. Learn traditional Chinese music, guqin, guzheng, and tea culture.

Founded: 1998
Artistic Director: David Wong, Alan Yip

Transfiguration Episcopal Church

Artistic Director: Eric Choate