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].

An Evening of Music, Comedy, and Wackiness with from the Sarah from the Sarah and Vinnie Show

Artistic Director: Sarah , Legendary Emcee Hooman
Where to hear them: Georges Nightclub

Ancient Future: World Fusion Music Ensemble

Founded: 1979
Artistic Director: Matthew Montfort
Where to hear them:

Andrea Fulton Productions

Founded: 1927
Artistic Director: Andrea Fulton
Where to hear them: Ahwahnee Hotel, Yosemite, CA

Andrea Segar and Miles Graber, violin/piano duo

Where to hear them: Maybeck Studio for the Performing Arts

Angelus: Sacred Music for Women's Voices

Founded: 2008
Artistic Director: Dana Taylor
Where to hear them:

Anna Poklewski Academy of Music

Founded: 2007
Where to hear them: Online

Ansámbl Luython

Founded: 2012
Artistic Director: Vince B Ho

Area 23a

Founded: 2009
Artistic Director: Lori Miller
Where to hear them:

Ariana Strahl, soprano

Where to hear them: Maybeck Studio for the Performing Arts

Ariel Horowitz and Miles Graber

Where to hear them: Maybeck Studio for the Performing Arts

Ariel Quartet

Founded: 1986
Artistic Director: William Barbini
Where to hear them: Sacramento/Davis, CA

Arlekin String Quartet

A wide range of well known string quartet works with some settings of opera and popular music favorites.

Founded: 1980
Artistic Director: none
Where to hear them: Venues throughout the San Francisco Bay Area

Ars Minerva

Founded: 2014
Artistic Director: Céline Ricci
Where to hear them: Marines' Memorial Theater