The Berkeley Festival of Choro is pleased to have been chosen as a recipient of IntermusicSF's Musical Grant Program.  This grant will go toward covering some costs of the festival.  


Berkeley Festival of Choro 2019 

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The Berkeley Festival of Choro is a

fiscally sponsored affiliate of Intermusic SF, formerly the San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music.

We are pleased to announce our highlight video of this last festival.  Please enjoy the video by clicking HERE.

Thanks to the generous support of Intermusic SF Musical Grant Program.

Festival Events

The sixth annual Berkeley Festival of Choro will present two special concerts this fall.  October 12th and 13th. 

The MAIN EVENT on October 12th at 7:00pm will be held at the St. Mark's

Episcopal Church in Berkeley on October 12th

featuring Gileno Santana and Henrique Neto duo, special guest Francois de Lima and the Oakland Public School Wind Collective led by Zack Pitt-Smith.

Ensemble Program

On October 13th the ensemble program will include Gileno Santana, Henrique Neto and Francois de Lima joined by festival directors Jane Lenoir and Brian Rice for a free 1 hour  concert at the Throckmorton Theater's Tivoli Room.

Tickets for Oct. 12th @ 7pm

Purchase tickets here

for the October 12th, 7pm concert at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Berkeley

22-25 Adv/30 Door

Oct. 13th @ 4pm Free

Throckmorton Theater in Mill Valley, Tivoli room.

Seating is very limited!!!

Choro Roda (New Time!!)

Monday October 14th, 6:00-9:00pm

St. Alban's Episcopal Church, 1501 Washington Ave, Albany, CA 94706

FREE - Bring your instrument.

​​Youth Workshop 
Wednesday, October 16th at 3pm at Edna Brewer Middle School 3748 13th Ave, Oakland, CA 94610.  Featuring Gileno Santana and François de Lima, hosted by Zack Pitt-Smith.

Workshop is free for Oakland Unified School District music students.​

If you would like to donate to our educational fund to help pay our teachers and to make the festival main concert free to families of the students who are performing CLICK HERE