A variety of musical organizations host concert series and music festivals throughout the year in Humboldt County. Learn more about the talented orchestras, ensembles, and their talented musicians.
The Eureka Symphony is a community orchestra providing high quality music, performed, supported and appreciated by all ages, bringing enrichment to musicians and our community. More than 50 local musicians travel from all parts of Humboldt County. Concerts are held in the beautiful Arkley Center for the Performing Arts.
HSU Music Department
The Music Department at Humboldt State University seeks to be engaged with music as a performing art; to investigate music as a discipline with a considerable and global body of scholarship, and to promote music as a deeply rewarding lifelong area of expression. They host a variety of concerts throughout the academic school year, with both student and guest performances, held in Fulkerson Recital Hall.
Eureka Chamber Series
The Eureka Chamber Music Series is committed to featuring entertaining, impassioned and profound performances in Humboldt County. Ensembles come from close as San Francisco and as far afield as London, each with its own distinctive voice, each representing the best of the next generation. The “Concert + Conversation” series is held on the Sunday following each concert. Our artists also reach out to students and adults in the community to expand their musical horizons.
Chamber Players of the Redwoods
Chamber Players of the Redwoods (CPOTR) is the North Coast international community of chamber music players involving hundreds of musicians each year from across the nation. Many North Coast musicians take part in the HSU workshops, and form chamber ensembles to enjoy year-round playing of works by Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms and other composers of masterworks.
Trinidad Bay Art & Music Festival
The Trinidad Bay Art & Music Festival is a series of concerts in August. Held in the historic and intimate village of Trinidad, California, local world-class musicians return to Humboldt to perform unforgettable live concerts.
Fortuna Concert Series
The Fortuna Concert Series is an eight-performance event featuring talented local groups and individuals, as well as nationally and internationally known performers. The rich and diversified programming includes classical, jazz, folk, ethnic, vocal and instrumental music. Concerts are held in the Monday Club, one of the most unique venues in the area.
Morris Graves Museum Special Events
Morris Graves Museum Special Events
The Morris Graves Museum of Art is owned and operated by the Humboldt Arts Council, in support of bringing the rich artistic cultural heritage of California's North Coast to the community. In addition to feature art exhibits, the museum hosts special musical and cultural events throughout the year.
Redwood Jazz Alliance
The Redwood Jazz Alliance seeks to enhance Humboldt's cultural landscape with world-class jazz. We're a non-profit volunteer organization that exists for the avid fans of the contemporary jazz & improvised music scene and the artists and their agents, who often go to extraordinary lengths to come check out life behind the Redwood Curtain. It's the stalwart support of such civic-minded members of the community that lets us keep ticket prices low (and workshops free).
Met Opera Series at Minor Theatre
Join audiences in over 2000 cinemas, across 70 countries, for world-class performing arts in the luxuriously restored historic Minor Theatre. These special events are presented in High Definition, live in our Main Auditorium on Saturday morning. Always check their website to confirm times.