We have launched a fundraiser to support the orchestra! We envision a cookbook full of delicious recipes and look forward to your contributions. Send in your family favorites and recipes that you associate with holidays, music and life events. Invite your family and friends to contribute to our (more…)
Another year 'round and it’s time again to welcome the holiday season!
TACO will host a free community holiday sing-along the Sunday after Thanksgiving. Bring your friends and family for some fun singing. We’ll provide lyrics to sing along with the orchestra. Together we’ll play Christmas music, a new Hannukah medley, tunes from John Lennon and George (more…)
A warm, sunny evening, children playing and people wandering the streets, bright umbrellas and colorful Adirondack chairs were the backdrop for the orchestra setting up on the green. August's First Friday coincided with (more…)
The Terrible Adult Chamber Orchestra (TACO) will join other musicians filling the streets of Los Altos with live music on First Friday, August 5th. TACO brings their fun and light-hearted approach to the 3rd Street Green (between State Street and the North Parking Plaza). (more…)
The Los Altos Community Foundation celebrated their Honorary Founder John W. Gardner’s legacy at the 2016 Gardner Awards Dinner on April 7th. TACO was recognized (more…)
Prima Vista is Italian for 'first view' and in music it is also called 'sight-reading'. In TACO, we sight-read as an orchestra every time we get together, playing through a piece of music for the first time as a group. How do we do it and why is it important (more…)
TACO musicians gather on May 25th and June 29th for regular sessions to play marches, waltzes, symphonic favorites, jazzy tunes and orchestral arrangements of popular songs. Some of the planned rehearsal music will also be Read more…