Orchestra in the South Bay

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Chamber Music SF (Palo Alto)

They feature touring artists and Bay Area based musicians who play chamber music and recitals at the Herbst Theatre.

Master Chamber Orchestra Sinfonia (South Bay Region)

They offer a diversity of chamber orchestra music.

Nova Vista Symphony (Sunnyvale)

Nova Vista Symphony, in its 52nd concert season, is the largest, long-standing community orchestra in the Santa Clara Valley. Comprised of more than 70 talented, volunteer musicians and led by Maestro Anthony Quartuccio, Nova Vista Symphony endeavors to make live classical music appealing, accessible and affordable to individuals and families, to provide an opportunity for local talented musicians to excel at performing sophisticated orchestral repertoire, to provide a showcase for local soloists and composers, and to educate tomorrow's audiences by exposing youngsters to classical music and the instruments of the orchestra.

Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra (Palo Alto)
The Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra (PACO) is an award-winning youth orchestra for regional string musicians of high school age and younger. The emphasis on chamber music uniquely sets PACO apart from other youth orchestras in the Bay Area. Debut Ensemble.
Peninsula Symphony Association (South Bay Region)

The Peninsula Symphony began in 1949. For details about the orchestra please visit: http://www.peninsulasymphony.org/orchestra.php

Pennisula Symphony (Palo Alto)

The purpose of the Peninsula Symphony is to enrich the lives of our community with the highest quality musical presentations at modest prices, inspire greater awareness of and appreciation for music, and promote music education. Performances are at three locations: San Mateo Performing Arts Center, the Fox Theatre in Redwood City, and the Flint Center in Cupertino. Their current conductor Mitchell Sardou Klein.

Pennisula Symphony (Los Altos)

With the arrival of current conductor Mitchell Sardou Klein, the Peninsula Symphony grew from a grassroots ensemble to a polished 90 plus member orchestra of well trained community musicians. The Peninsula Youth Orchestra was established in the spring of 1997. Performances are at three locations: San Mateo Performing Arts Center, the Fox Theatre in Redwood City, and the Flint Center in Cupertino.

San Jose Chamber Music Society (San Jose)

The San Jose Chamber Music Society is dedicated to offering affordable chamber music concerts via Bay Area musicians with national and international stature.  Their concert series is located in the historic downtown San Jose performing hall, Le Petit Trianon, an intimate setting with exceptional acoustics.  Their programs highlight stylistic diversity with music from the 14th through the 21st centuries.  Each event begins with a pre-concert talk forty-five minutes before the concert.

San Jose Chamber Orchestra (San Jose)

Conductor Barbara Day Turner is founder and music director of the San José Chamber Orchestra, now in its 18th season. Maestra Day Turner has premiered more than 75 new works just with SJCO, conducted close to 100 operas and musical theater pieces, and has become well known for creative and engaging programming.

Symphony Silicon Valley (San Jose)

Symphony Silicon Valley Orchestra was founded in 2002. Its artists are nationally recruited with an average performance tenure in San Jose of over 20 years. Led by an exciting roster of distinguished guest conductors on the European model, the Symphony is an anchor tenant of San Joses magnificently restored downtown California Theatre. The Symphony subscription season includes eight program sets of two or three concerts each, plus other programs such as Decembers Carols in the California, and additional concerts by the Symphony Silicon Valley Chorale. Subscription concerts are enhanced by Music Notes lectures before each Saturday and Sunday concert and half hour chamber music programs prior to each Thursday concert.

The California Pops Orchestra (Palo Alto)

The California Pops Orchestra is the West Coasts only exclusively Pops orchestra. They have more than 60 musicians, featured singers and artists performing a lively show with selections from the full realm of the popular music repertoire. The music of stage, Broadway, musicals, television, the movies, jazz, rock, light classics, and big band.