THE PASSION OF YOUTH, THE JOY OF MUSIC-MAKING

About the Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra

The Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra (PACO) is an award-winning youth orchestra for regional string musicians of high-school age and younger. The emphasis on chamber music uniquely sets PACO apart from other youth orchestras in the Bay Area and the nation and lies at the core of its educational success. Learn More»

PACO Holiday Extravaganza!

Our annual holiday treat! Guests include Pacific Ballet Academy, noted contralto Karen R. Clark, Cantabile Youth Singers and 3 PACO orchestras. Handel, Bach, Tchaikovsky and much more. $10 admission for adults; free for those 18 and under! Purchase tickets»

Hire a chamber ensemble

PACO's most experienced ensembles are available to perform at weddings, parties, graduations, and wherever else beautiful music is needed. Each group is meticulously coached by our staff, and will enliven any gathering. Learn More»
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