since 1985

Join Us

The Community Women’s Orchestra welcomes musicians who identify as female. The orchestra encourages an intermediate level of playing (or above). You can find suggested minimum playing requirements HERE. Please feel free to email to see a list of recent repertoire.

At this time, CWO has the following vacancies:

  • strings
  • harp
  • percussion
  • winds and brass who can rotate in on larger pieces

Other players may be added to a wait list and called upon when suitable vacancies arise. 

Getting Started

Join our mailing list on the Contact Us page.

Attend our upcoming International Women's Day Concert, Sunday, March 4th, 2017 at 4:00pm. Tickets are available HERE.

We rehearse on Thursday evenings in Oakland. For more information email us at


CWO is always looking for volunteers to help the organization with such activities as ushering at concerts, fundraising, concert publicity, graphic design, program design, music library maintenance, grant writing, and the list goes on…

If you are interested in volunteering with CWO please send us a message at or call (510) 463-0313.

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Community Women's Orchestra is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
P.O. Box 30924, Oakland, California 94604
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