Genre: Ensemble Type

Circadian String Quartet

Bay Area based Circadian String Quartet was founded in 2013 to promote the classical and contemporary string quartet repertoire, in particular music of cultural and folkloric significance. www.circadianstringquartet.com

H.O.U.S.E

Home of United String Ensembles (HOUSE) is a chamber music program specifically for Oakland Unified School District middle school students who would otherwise have no opportunity to further their skills in violin, viola, cello and bass. www.stringsforall.wix.com/house

Nomad Session

Nomad Session is San Francisco’s premiere wind and brass octet. Bringing wind instruments to the forefront, Nomad represents members of every woodwind and brass family (flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, french horn, trumpet, trombone, and tuba) and is the first to use this instrumentation as a platform for a professional chamber ensemble rather than a one …

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Astraeus String Quartet

Astraeus aims to bring exciting musical works of the past and present to a wide range of audiences in innovative spaces. Our focus is including audiences that might have never been to a classical music concert before. Concerts include a short discussion and Q&A with the audience on the works being presented! www.astraeussq.com

Brass Over Bridges

Based in San Francisco, Brass Over Bridges is an ensemble that understands that music is all about connection. Inspired by the artistic community of the San Francisco Bay Area, Brass Over Bridges seeks to engage audiences with music across barriers of style and artistic discipline. In addition to performing concerts, Brass Over Bridges is passionate …

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Chamber Music Society of San Francisco

Founded in the spring of 2013, the Chamber Music Society of San Francisco was born out of a collective desire to perform the great chamber music repertoire. Dedicated to bringing these masterworks to diverse audiences, CMSSF is passionate about concertizing in intimate settings, creating close connections between performers and listeners, and cultivating a relationship between …

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Persephone Chamber Ensemble

The PERSEPHONE CHAMBER ENSEMBLE is an all-female intergenerational chamber music group, comprised of piano, violin, viola, cello, and mezzo-soprano. It has performed to acclaim in recitals in Northern California. Its members are experienced artists with national and international careers both solo and collaborative. The Ensemble has presented concert programs including both string and piano chamber …

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Quartet San Francisco

Grammy nominees for their last three CD releases (2009, 2007, and 2006) and International Tango competition winners (New York, 2004), Quartet San Francisco expresses itself in its agility and standout virtuosic playing. www.quartetsanfrancisco.com

Real Vocal String Quartet

RVSQ’s surprisingly broad repertoire embraces the diverse influences of all four players, from classical, jazz, and rock, to songs and styles from West Africa, Brazil, and rural America. Yet while four distinct voices can be heard, in seven years of performing together, the Quartet has achieved a true group sound. www.rvsq.com

Splinter Reeds

Splinter Reeds is the Bay Area’s first reed quintet, comprising five innovative musicians with a shared passion for new music. The ensemble is committed to presenting top tier performances of today’s best contemporary composition, showcasing the vast possibilities of the reed quintet, commissioning new works, and collaborating with fellow musicians and artists. www.splinterreeds.com