San Francisco's Home for Great Concerts since 1970

A Celebration of the Americas

Works by Aaron Copland, Heitor Villa-lobos, William Grant Still, Jan Bach, Paquito DRivera and the World Premiere of Deus ex Machina II for solo bassoon and digital audio by Jason StanfordComposed of a Professor of Oboe at U.C. Berkeley, a clarinetist who has recorded film scores at Skywalker Ranch and plays with a progressive hip hop ensemble, and woodwind artists who have collectively performed with no less than ten Northern California municipal symphony orchestras from Monterey to Santa Rosa, this engaging group has charmed Bay Area audiences since their formation in 2002. Tonight they present a sampler of musical motifs representing North, Central and South America.

Old First Concerts has volunteer opportunities available!

Our concerts rely on the generosity of volunteers to assist with simple tasks like:


distributing programs

box office

set-up and clean-up

Scheduling is flexible — you choose when to work! We especially need helping hands for our Friday and Saturday night performances.

An excellent opportunity for students, seniors, or anyone who possesses a love for music!

If you’d like to consider volunteering with Old First Concerts, please contact for more information.