San Francisco's Home for Great Concerts since 1970

Empyrean Ensemble

Co-directed by composers Yu-Hui Chang and Laurie A. San Martin, the Empyrean Ensemble have for 21 years been presenting new works with a high level of artistry, including over 200 premieres. This concert is their annual Fault Lines: new works by California composers program, and will feature World Premieres of Und suche Ruh by Josh Levine and a new work by Robin Estrada, along with Scary Monster by Beth Custer; Peregrinations by Wayne Peterson; Elégie by Igor Stravinsky

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.