Exclusive Musical Gala - Celebrate our 25th Anniversary Season!


Celebrate with us!

at a historic landmark in San Francisco

You are invited to join us Sunday, September 24, 2017 at 6:00pm at the Swedenborgian Church (2107 Lyon St.) in San Francisco. Mozart's Clarinet Quintet, featuring Jerome Simas, will be performed by Left Coast in the intimate and warm acoustic of Bernard Maybeck's unique church design. 

Wine, appetizers, and dessert will be provided. Valet parking will be available.

Minimum donation of $150 per person. You may DONATE NOW online or in person at the door (checks preferred at door). 

There will be a silent auction and live auction in support of Left Coast.


Jerome Simas

was appointed to the San Francisco Symphony as bass clarinetist in 2012. He has performed as a guest clarinetist with orchestras across the US, including the San Francisco Opera (principal clarinet) and The Cleveland Orchestra. As a chamber musician, he studied and performed at Marlboro Music in Vermont and also represented the New World Symphony in chamber music concerts in Europe and the US. He has appeared as soloist with the California Symphony, New World Symphony, Monterey Symphony, Modesto Symphony, Iris Chamber Orchestra, and the Cleveland Institute of Music Symphony, where he received his BM and MM as a student of Cleveland Orchestra principal clarinetist, Franklin Cohen. He has taught at UC Davis, Stanford University, San Francisco Conservatory, and was most recently Assistant Professor of Clarinet at the University of Oregon School of Music and Dance.

Photo credit: Valentina Sadiul


Contact Managing Director Nick Benavides if you have questions at managing.director@leftcoastensemble.org.

Limited availability!