Welcome to the Bay Choral Guild

The Bay Choral Guild is a 40-voice, auditioned chorus based in Palo Alto with singers from around the Bay Area. BCG's outstanding musical ensemble and rich repertoire are the foundation for innovative programs that bring works together in new and unusual ways. Our concerts offer both audiences and singers the opportunity to enjoy fresh and exciting choral music experiences, and balance enjoyment of the music with new insight and understanding.

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Our audiences say

"Pro-level singing ensemble. Was like listening to KDFC-FM, but with the people actually in the same room. I kept waiting to hear Hoyt Smith intone, "That was the Bay Choral Guild... performing..."

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Join us for an out-of-the-ordinary Christmas program! You’ll hear familiar tunes in off-beat arrangements alongside more rarely-heard works. And we’re thrilled to premiere the first of this season’s commissions, Missa Brevis for the Refugees of War by Saratoga composer Henry Mollicone, conceived as a musical prayer for the millions of refugees from the conflicts in the Middle East and Africa.


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