Autumn Sunset Soirée

Please join the Left Coast Chamber Ensemble for a beautiful evening in the Berkeley Hills! Against the backdrop of breathtaking views and a gorgeous sunset, enjoy a performance of Brahms' Violin Sonata in G-major with Eric Zivian and Anna Presler. The evening will include a live auction and fund-a-need to benefit Left Coast's educational programs and season offerings, and an elegant party with members of the Left Coast family.

Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 6:00 pm
Wine and a light supper provided
Complimentary valet parking

Special Note: Our host's unique home was designed with impeccable acoustics by French horn player and architect Lindy Small. The modern design is open and light. It's also a net-zero energy home, with a zero carbon and water footprint!

 Violinist and Artistic Director Anna Presler  Photo: Vivian Sachs

Violinist and Artistic Director Anna Presler
Photo: Vivian Sachs

 Pianist Eric Zivian  Photo: Vivian Sachs

Pianist Eric Zivian
Photo: Vivian Sachs

We're requesting a $150/person donation in lieu of a ticket. Your contribution is tax deductible, and all donations go directly to Left Coast to ensure that our programming continues to thrive.

You may also mail a check to 55 Taylor St. San Francisco, CA 94102, and we will add you to the guest list. If you would like to pay at the door with card/check/cash when you arrive, please email us at

Can't attend but still wish to support Left Coast? We deeply appreciate your gift. Please click here to contribute, or contact Susan Thieme to discuss giving options:

Sneak peak at our auction items!

We’re offering a few treats up for bidding in support of Left Coast, including a 16” x 20” musical still life from the art studio of Millicent Tomkins, and a return of the always-popular Left Coast to Go! Kurt Rohde and Eric Zivian will delight at a concert in your home with Rebecca Clarke's Viola Sonata and an illuminating lecture about this jewel of the viola repertoire. (Dates available in early March.) 

More to be announced!

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Contact Managing Director Susan Thieme if you have any questions at all: We look forward to seeing you!