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.

Bacalhau (salted cod) Dinner

Cod fish, salted and preserved for shipping from norther Atlantic waters, is a staple of Portuguese cuisine. Even though you can’t find cod swimming off the coasts of Portugal, this fish has found a way to become the Portuguese national dish.

We’ll be cooking some by traditional means and we’d like you to join us. Take a trip back to the Portuguese golden age and find out how their taste buds fell in love with a foreign fish.

Bacalhau fillets in a skillet

$30 for adults, $12 for children 6-12 years of age
No-host cocktails at 6:00
Dinner at 7:00
Saturday, October 21st
857 ‘B’ Alvarado St, San Leandro

For tickets, contact:
Lorenza DLG Tomaz at 510-760-9343
Conceicao Homen at 510-278-7801
Michele Menezes at 510-427-2254

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

Bacalhau Dinner

Saturday, Oct. 21st
7:00 pm
857 Alvarado St, San Leandro
No host cocktails at 6:00
Dinner at 7:00
$30 for adults
$15 for children 6-12 years old

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

Sunday, Oct. 8th, San Leandro
Saturday, Nov. 11th, Oakdale
Friday, Dec. 1st, San Leandro
Saturday, Dec. 2nd, San Leandro