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

Festival del Sole

This festival combines classical music performances by international artists with wine and food.

Founded: 2006
Artistic Director: Richard Walker, Director
Where to hear them: Various halls and wineries, Napa Valley

Festival of Harps

Founded: 1989
Artistic Director: Diana Stork

First Presbyterian Church of Berkeley Lenten Organ Recital Series

Founded: 1993
Artistic Director: John R.S. Walko
Where to hear them: 2407 Dana Street (at Channing Way), Berkeley 94704

First Sunday Concerts

Founded: 2012
Artistic Director: Dr. Richard Stevens
Where to hear them: Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, Tiburon

Flute Bay Area

Founded: 2006
Artistic Director: Libby Craig

Forest Hill Concerts

Founded: 2012
Artistic Director: Adrian Borcea
Where to hear them: Forest Hill Christian Church

Foundation of Asian-American Culture

Founded: 2009
Artistic Director: Ms. Jingjiang Ni
Where to hear them: Website under construction

Four Seasons Concerts

Four Seasons Concerts presents classical music recitals in San Francisco and Oakland, in New York City, and at a summer music festival in Yachats, Oregon.

Founded: 1958
Artistic Director: Jesse Anthony
Where to hear them: Venues in the East Bay and San Francisco


Founded: 2010
Where to hear them: First Lutheran Church Palo Alto

Frank Longay Memorial Foundation

Founded: 2012
Artistic Director: Kim Buller

Free City

Artistic Director: Makaela Susnow
Where to hear them: George's Nightclub, 842 4th Street San Rafael, CA 94903

Friends of Negro Spirituals

Founded: 2001
Artistic Director: Lyvonne Chrisman and Sam Edwards
Where to hear them: Saturday, October 20 2012 Koret Auditorium, San Francisco Main Public Library

Gadung Kasturi Balinese Dance & Music Inc

Artistic Director: Kompiang Metri-Davies