The internationally acclaimed Piedmont East Bay Children’s Choir offers children throughout San Francisco’s East Bay an outstanding program of music training and choral performance. Founded in 1982 by Susan Rahl with artistic director emeritus Robert Geary, PEBCC appointed conductor and composer Eric Tuan as its second artistic director in 2019.
The choir has performed with the San Francisco Chamber Orchestra, Mark Morris Dance Group, Oakland Symphony, and San Francisco Opera, and at national conventions of the American Choral Directors Association, Chorus America, and the Organization of American Kodály Educators. It has won first prizes at prestigious competitions across Europe, Asia, and the Americas and hosts the triennial Golden Gate International Choral Festival. Recognizing that the creation of art is a forward-thinking endeavor, the choir has commissioned and premiered over 70 new works by living composers and is a three-time recipient of the Chorus America/ASCAP Award for Adventurous Programming.