TheBay Choral Guildis a 40-voice, auditioned chorus based in Palo Alto with singers from around the Bay Area. BCG's outstanding musical ensemble and rich repertoire are the foundation for innovative programs that bring works together in new and unusual ways. Our concerts offer both audiences and singers the opportunity to enjoy fresh and exciting choral music experiences, and balance enjoyment of the music with new insight and understanding.
The Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra is a non-auditioned community chorus that performs major classical works. With the support of the community, the chorus performs each winter and spring, bringing free music to the general public. BCCO performs under the direction of Ming Luke.
The California Bach Society is a 30-voice chamber choir specializing in Renaissance and Baroque music. We present four concerts each season in Palo Alto, San Francisco, and Berkeley. The 2013-2014 season will include Monteverdi's 1610 Vespers, Cantatas from 17th century Germany, and a Mozart and Haydn program with the New Esterházy Quartet.
TheInternational Orange Chorale of San Francisco (IOCSF), led by Artistic Director Zane Fiala, was founded in 2003. Named after the color of the Golden Gate Bridge, the International Orange Chorale of San Francisco is an auditioned all-volunteer chamber choir devoted to performing established repertoire of all periods, with particular attention to contemporary music, including newly commissioned works by promising composers.
TheLesbian/Gay Choru_s of San Francisco is the world’s first chorus to proclaim itself lesbian and gay in its name. LGCSF is dedicated to building and enriching the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community through song and a love of music.
The Golden Gate Men's Chorus (GGMC) is a select group of men representing the ethnic and social diversity of San Francisco, who share a common appreciation of choral music.
The Masterworks Chorale of San Mateo is critically recognized as one of Northern California's finest choral ensembles. Founded in 1964 by Artistic Director Emeritus Galen Marshall, the Chorale performs masterworks of sacred and secular choral literature from the Baroque period to today. Richard Garrin was Music Director from 1997-2002.
Mostly Motets sings medieval and renaissance sacred music in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Founded in 1937, the San Francisco Bach Choiris a group of skilled avocational singers dedicated to furthering the choral art by expanding the repertoire with rare early works and offering fresh perspectives on the masterpieces.
The San Francisco Choral Society's year-round program offers singers the opportunity to perform major choral works with professional orchestras and soloists in front of live audiences.
The San Francisco Classical Voice provides information of many different types: a searchable, sortable events calendar/database that lists almost every classical music event in the Bay Area and enables users to buy tickets and even make dinner reservations; reviews of recent concerts; a multimedia database of composer biographies; a glossary of important musical terms; a searchable, sortable database of music teachers around the Bay; lists of music organizations and educational organizations; tips and advice from professionals for parents of young musicians; individual pages for musicians and local groups … and much more.