Upcoming Events

Oakland parks & Rec Fundraiser. April 25, 2019

youth arts fundraiser at Yoshi’s, May 19, 2019

John lee hooker foundation presents…at Freight & salvage. June 14, 2019

OSO will perform with Zakiya Hooker, Pamela Rose, and Paula Harris.


Previous Events

Eritrean Elders group / Daybreak adult care centers, June 30, 2018 & April 6, 2019

"A standing ovation to the Oakland Spirit Orchestra! We really enjoyed the performance today, and all of us were especially touched by the Eritrean national anthem. Everything came together so beautifully, and we appreciate the time and effort all of you made to bring music and joy to our hearts."

St. MAry's Center, June 16, 2018

Oakland Symphony OrchestrA, may 18, 2018

We played for arriving guests at the historic Paramount theater

fundraising gala for CASA - Alameda County Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children, April 26, 2018

"Thank you for the beautiful music...The youth did an amazing job."

Eritrean Elders group / Daybreak adult care centers, January 26, 2018

OSO performed for 40 Eritrean elders in what we hope will be the first of several performance and time for inter-generational communication.

Jack London Lights Up for the Holidays, December 1 2017

Jack London Square festival. Other musical guests included Kev Choice+ Friends with Oakland Youth All-Star Music Ensemble and Oakland School for the Arts Concert Choir, Oakland Jazz Workshops and more

Center for Elders IndePendence, 2017

OSO performed with Sonic Forest at the Center for Elders Independence

"the performance was outstanding. The participants really enjoyed it. he students were very charming and are excellent musicians.  If possible, we would really like to set up future performances at our centers. Thank you so much for setting this up." -- Kelly Activity manager

Sausage Fest, Oakland

Oakland Symphony Orchestra

Played for arriving guests at the historic Paramount theater

Outside Lands

OSO guest-appeared on the #NoMoFoMo stage with The Family Crest.

Jack London Square Holiday Tree Lighting

Prescott Circus Theatre Student Showcase

Oakland-based nonprofit performing arts education program Prescott Circus Theatre presented their annual Student Showcase on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at Oakland Technical High School. Over 100 3rd-5th grade students from 9 Oakland elementary schools performed in two shows.

Prescott Circus students collaborated with the Oakland Spirit Orchestra (OSO). For more information, visit www.prescottcircus.org.