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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We just finished up our very successful Poet‘s Corner concert set. Thank you to all who supported us. Now have a great summer!

If you‘d like a sneak peek at next season, follow the link below. Experienced singers are heartily invited to join us for our November concert set, Ein Deutsches Requiem by Johannes Brahms in the four-hand piano version he created for an 1871 performance in London. Rehearsals begin September 8, 2014. Auditions will be held by appointment the first week of September.

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