The Collaborative Arts & Culture Foundation


Our mission

is to support artists and cultural organizations and to encourage collaboration.

Mariposa Yosemite Symphony Orchestra at Glacier Point in Yosemite

Mariposa Yosemite Symphony Orchestra

With a population of only 17,000, Mariposa County has the distinction of having its own symphony orchestra. Les Marsden, Music Director and Founder, has led this community treasure for more than 20 years.

Desert Hot Springs Classical Concerts

A series of classical concerts that inspire the local community of Desert Hot Springs and founded by Danny Holt.

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Desert Baroque

Desert Baroque focuses on Baroque music in the modern era. The 2022-2023 season considers The Art of Time in music from the late Renaissance to the Mid-Nineteenth Century. Performances will be held at the Artists Center in the Galen.