Have a Ball with Oakland Symphony!

Throughout the year, there are many major events that bring together food, cocktails, wine, music, and fun to support music and music education for all. These are your opportunities to have a great time for an amazing cause, so mark your calendars!



Chromatic – 2016 Oakland Symphony Gala
November 5, 2016
Rotunda Building, Oakland
This year’s gala is getting a big change! Not only are we moving from Berkeley to downtown Oakland, but we’re creating a unique and immersive experience combining music, food, wine, and storytelling. Join us for a new look at this glamorous, black-tie dinner and auction and see the story of Oakland Symphony come to life.
See photos from the 2014 Oakland Symphony Ball



Dirty CelloBach & Brew 2016
Spring 2016
The inaugural Bach & Brew in May 2014 brought 400 people to Linden Street Brewery to celebrate another side of the Symphony! And in 2015, we filled the halls of Drake’s Brewhouse with jazz and music from many members of the Bach family. Members of Oakland East Bay Symphony performed Bach and Dirty Cello, featuring Symphony cellist Rebecca Roudman, provided another side of classical music – gypsy jazz! All proceeds support connecting young people with music!
Stay tuned for more surprises and info about this year’s Bach & Brew!