Bay Area Performing Groups

Oakland Groups

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Amateur/Community Groups
Awesome Orchestra
Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra (BCCO)
Castro Valley Adult School Chamber Orchestra
Community Women’s Orchestra
Contra Costa Wind Symphony
Golden Gate Symphony and Chorus (previously known as San Francisco Sinfonietta)
Kensington Symphony Orchestra
Livermore-Amador Symphony
Oakland Civic Orchestra
Prometheus Symphony Orchestra
Solano Community Orchestra
Symphony Parnassus
West County Winds

Professional groups and organizations
Berkeley Symphony
Kitka – Women’s Vocal Ensemble
Oakland East Bay Symphony
Oakland Lyric Opera
Oakland Opera Theater
Oakland Sympony Orchestra Chorus
Peidmont Opera
Pocket Opera
Sacred and Profane ,  a Chamber Chorus
San Francisco Bach Choir
San Francisco Opera
San Francisco Symphony
SoVoSo (a cappella group – sings rhythmic mix of jazz, gospel, world & R&B)
Vukani Mawethu Choir
Woodminster Summer Musicals

Singing groups and choirs
San Francisco Bay Area Choral Archive (a directory of choruses in Northern California)
Bay Area Classical Harmonies (audition required)
Cantare Con Vivo (audition required)
Chancel Choir (mixed-voice, all-volunteer ensemble, informal audition)
CircleSing (loosely-organized improv singing group)
Distaff Singers (Oakland-based women’s community chorus, no auditon required)
East Bay Harmony (community a cappella chorus, no audition required)
Bay Area Sacred Heart (no audition required)
Golden Gate Boys Choir & Bellringers (audition required)
Kitka – Women’s Vocal Ensemble
Labor Heritage/Rockin’ Solidarity Chorus (sign-up available through Laney College)
Laney College Choir (see Schedule of Classes)
Linwood Project Community Chorus (Women’s community chorus, no audtion required)
Mills College Performance Ensembles (see current course listings)
Normanna Glee Club (Norweigian Singers Assoc. of America – male choruses)
Oakland East Bay Gay Chorus (audtion required)
Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir (audition required)
Oakland Jazz Choir (audition required)
Oakland Lyric Opera Chorus (audition required)
Oakland Smphony Chorus (audition required)
Oakland Turnverein Gemischter Chor (German choir, no audition required)
Peidmont Opera (audition required)
Sacred and Profane, a Chamber Chorus (audition required)
Voci Women’s Vocal Ensemble (audition required)
Vukani Mawethu Choir
Woodminster Summer Musicals (audition required)