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].

American Philharmonic - Sonoma County

More information at (707) 206-6775

Founded: 1999
Artistic Director: Norman Gamboa
Where to hear them: Santa Rosa High School Performing Arts Auditorium

American Recorder Orchestra of the West

AROW perform early works on the entire family of recorders from sopranino to contrabass. The repertoire includes work not originally set for recorder.

Founded: 2000
Artistic Director: Richard Geisler
Where to hear them: Venues in the East Bay

Americana Orchestra

Founded: 2012
Artistic Director: Karl Cronin
Where to hear them:

Amethyst Trio

Artistic Director: Lara Garner
Where to hear them: Venues around the Bay Area and Wine Country

Amici Lyric Opera

Founded: 2009
Artistic Director: Nicholas Lerke

An Elegant Aria

Artistic Director: Suzanne Stadler

An Elegant Aria

Artistic Director: Suzanne Stadler
Where to hear them: Private Events all over the Bay Area

An Evening of Carols and Lessons with Choral Music

Artistic Director: Steven Perry
Where to hear them: St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, Napa

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