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].
OEBS is a community-focused professional orchestra that aims to make classical music accessible to all audiences. With a commitment to commissioning and performing new works, OEBS also collaborates with Oakland Unified School District and other organizations to bring music to those who might never otherwise experience a live concert.
The Oakland Jazz Choir, a unique, dynamic, multi-cultural ensemble, is dedicated to the education, preservation and perpetuation of vocal jazz, and is committed to bringing together professional and community members alike.
Oakland Symphony Chorus presents its own professional-level concerts, but is best known for its ongoing collaborations with the Oakland East Bay Symphony and Berkeley Symphony. OSC also hosts an annual series of Summer Sing-Ins, which are open to all community members and are led by the area's leading choral conductors.