Filarmonica Artista Amadora

Spreading the Joy of Music

We are a non-profit group with over 30 years of experience performing and teaching music in the East San Francisco Bay. We have seen first hand the benefits music has provided our community. Please help us in our continued effort to spread of joy of music.

Filarmonica Festival 2017

This November 11th is the 14th annual festival of the Portuguese-founded marching bands of California. It’s being hosted in Oakdael, at the Oakdale F.E.S Hall, by the Azores Band of Escalon. It’s a full day of music followed by a night of dancing.

Marching band figurines

Everyone is invited to this free festival to enhoy and celebrate different types of marching and concert music. It’s a full day of fun for everyone
The festival address is 140 N Lee Ave, Oakdale, CA 95361.

For questions, contact:
Lorenza DLG Tomaz at 510-760-9343
Joe Homen at 510-406-3311
John Martins at 510-909-9830

Christmas Caroling

It’s time for classic carols on cold winter nights.

Marching Instruments

Our musicians will be performing for the San Leandro Downtown Associations’s It’s a Wonderful Night holiday festival Friday, December 1st. We’ll also be entertaining our supporters and guests at our members appreciation dinner on Saturday, December 2nd.

For these special engagements, uniforms will be left at home, but remember to dress warmly. Invite your musician friends to join us just for the fun of it.

Keep you eyes on our Facebook page for last-minute updates and announcements.
For questions, call John Martins at 510-909-9830

Members Appreciation Dinner

This is our annual dinner to celebrate the holidays and the year-long efforts put forth by our determined members.

Table setting

This dinner is free to all members and their immediate families. A special bearded guest may be in attendance, bearing gifts for musicians who have dedicated countless hours to our community.

Please RSVP by November 21st.
No-host cocktails will begin at 6PM.
Torresmos (pork) will be served at 7PM.
Please bring a dessert to be shared after dinner.
Saturday, December 2nd
857 ‘B’ Alvarado St, San Leandro

For questions, contact:
Lorenza DLG Tomaz at 510-760-9343
Idalina Gomes at 510-688-1700
Michele Menezes at 510-427-2254
Joe Homen at 510-406-3311

Members Appreciation Dinner

Saturday, Dec. 2nd
7:00 pm
857 Alvarado St, San Leandro
No host cocktails at 6:00
Torresmos dinner at 7:00
Please bring a dessert to share

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Open Rehearsals

Rehearsals are every Friday night, starting at 8PM. We're working on new pieces. Guests are welcome to sit-in and play or just listen. Check the Facebook link for up-to-date info and changes.

Upcoming Performances

Saturday, Nov. 11th, Oakdale
Friday, Dec. 1st, San Leandro
Saturday, Dec. 2nd, San Leandro