Category: Events

Elevate concerts, house parties, and special events

Spend an afternoon listening to virtuosic solo repertoire while enjoying an open bar and small bites in an intimate salon setting. Space is very limited for this event, so reserve your spot early.


  • Willson Osborne – Rhapsody for Clarinet
  • Elliott Carter – Elegy for Viola and Piano
  • Francis Poulenc – Sonata for Clarinet and Piano
  • Rebecca Clarke – Sonata for Viola and Piano

After dark the rules bend, wandering begins, and our imaginations open up. These hours sometimes create tranquility and possibility, sometimes loneliness and fear. Join us for this musical exploration of the night, featuring a new premiere from our composer-in-residence Nick Vasallo and the winning piece from our inaugural call for scores. More Info ▶

Join us for an evening of world-class music performed in an intimate salon setting. Elevate will present several sets of chamber music paired with a multi-course hors d’oeuvres menu by rising-star chef Eric Chow. There will also be an open bar. More Info ▶

Elevate’s season-opener “Stravinsky: Reconstructed” breaks down and rebuilds Igor Stravinsky’s Octet for Wind Instruments, a seminal composition of the 1920s written for an unusual combination of instruments. More Info ▶

Come join Elevate Ensemble for an exclusive brunch concert at a private mansion in Russian Hill! Three sets of music and four courses of food, including a premiere by composer-in-residence Nick Benavides and an open bar with breakfast cocktails. More Info ▶

Elevate Ensemble is excited to announce that San Francisco State University has asked us to be their Emerging Artist-in-Residence this spring, working with student composers from the university’s music department. More Info ▶