In The Community

The NHSO is for YOU!

Whether you’re new to orchestral music or a life-long aficionado, the NHSO has opportunities for you. From our thrilling Young Peoples Concerts to Prelude pre-concert lectures to special partnerships in the community, over 34,000 people across Connecticut will join us for our exciting education programs. How about you?

Community Partnerships

Partnerships with local community service organizations remain an integral part of the NHSO’s community engagement effort. We celebrate collaborations with:

  • A Broken Umbrella Theatre
  • Amistad Academy Elementary School
  • Amistad Academy Middle School
  • Amistad Academy High School
  • Andover Elementary School
  • Ansonia Public Schools
  • Area Cooperative Educational Services
  • Arts for Learning
  • Ashford Public Schools
  • Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
  • Branford Public Schools
  • Bridgeport Public Schools
  • Brookfield Public Schools
  • Brooklyn Public Schools
  • Canterbury Public Schools
  • Cathedral of St. Joseph
  • Chaplin Public Schools
  • Christ Church Choir, New Haven
  • Community Soup Kitchen, New Haven
  • Coventry Public Schools
  • Davis Street Arts and Academics School
  • Derby Public Library
  • Eastford Public Schools
  • Educational Center for the Arts
  • Elm City Girls’ Choir
  • Essex Meadows
  • Essex Winter Series
  • Evergreen Woods
  • Fairfield County Chorale
  • Farmington Public Schools
  • First Congregational Church of Madison
  • Foote School
  • Gateway Community College
  • George Flynn Classical Concerts, Clinton
  • Girl Scouts of Connecitcut
  • Guilford Public Schools
  • Hamden Public Schools
  • Infinity Hall, Norfolk
  • Institute for Learning in Retirement
  • International Festival of Arts and Ideas
  • Jewish Community Center of Greater New Haven
  • Jewish Federation and Foundation of Greater New Haven
  • Killingly Public Schools
  • Kolbe Cathedral High School, Bridgeport
  • Leadership Greater New Haven
  • LEAP (Leadership, Education, Athletics, Partnerships)
  • Literacy Volunteers of Greater New Haven

  • Madison Public Schools
  • Mariachi Academy of Connecticut
  • Market New Haven
  • Mercy Center, Madison
  • Milford Public Schools
  • Monroe Public Schools
  • Music Haven
  • Music Worcester (MA)
  • Neighborhood Music School
  • New Canaan Public Schools
  • New England Conservatory of Music
  • New Fairfield Public Schools
  • New Haven Drill Squad and Drum Corps
  • New Haven Public Schools
  • New Haven Reads
  • New London Public Schools
  • North Branford Public Schools
  • North Haven Public Schools
  • Performing Arts of Northeast Connecticut
  • Plainfield Public Schools
  • Pomfret Public Schools
  • Preston Public Schools
  • Putnam Public Schools
  • Really Inventive Stuff
  • Regional School District #5
  • Regional School District #17
  • Sacred Heart University
  • Scotland Public Schools
  • Seymour Public Schools
  • Shelton Intermediate School
  • Shelton Public Schools
  • Southern Connecticut State University
  • Sterling Public Schools
  • Stork Club, Inc.
  • Stratford Public Schools
  • St. Martin de Porres Academy
  • St. Mary School, Branford
  • Thompson Public Schools
  • Tower One / Tower East
  • University of New Haven
  • Veterans’ Administration
  • Vets Link CT
  • Waterbury Symphony Orchestra
  • Webster (MA) Public Schools
  • West Hartford Public Schools
  • Whitney Center
  • Windham Public Schools
  • Wintergreen School
  • Woodstock Public Schools
  • Yale Glee Club
  • Yale Institute of Sacred Music
  • Yale Opera
  • Yale School of Music
  • Yale School of Music: Music in Schools Initiative

NHSO Gives Back

The NHSO is proud to support the following deserving non-profit organizations and causes:

  • After the Storm Inc.
  • American Liver Foundation
  • Arts for Learning Connecticut
  • Assumption School
  • Chaplin Elementary School
  • Community Soup Kitchen
  • Community Health Network of CT Foundation
  • Connecticut Better Business Bureau, Inc.
  • Cornell Scott-Hill Health Center
  • Creative Arts Workshop
  • Cub Scout Pack 7 Milford, CT
  • Danbury Music Centre, Inc.
  • Faith United Methodist Church
  • Florence Griswold Museum
  • Hamden Senior Wish Society
  • Helping Hands Community Thrift Store & Furniture Bank
  • Hopkins School
  • James Blackstone Memorial Library
  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
  • Literacy Volunteers
  • Lower Naugatuck Valley Parent Child Resource Center
  • March of Dimes
  • Mary Wade Home
  • Mercy High School
  • Mercy Housing and Shelter Corporation
  • Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce
  • Middletown Public Schools
  • Milford Harbor Duck Race
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association
  • National Kidney Foundation
  • Naugatuck YMCA
  • Neighborhood Music School
  • New Haven Chorale
  • New Haven Free Public Library Foundation
  • New Haven Oratorio Choir
  • New Reach, Inc.

  • Quinnipiac University
  • Regional Hospice and Home Care of Western Connecticut
  • Relay for Life – American Cancer Society
  • Saint Martha School
  • Saint Thomas More Chapel, The Thomas E. Golden, Jr. Center
  • Sarah Foundation
  • Shelton High School
  • Shoreline Arts Alliance
  • Solar Youth, Inc.
  • Spot On Networks, LLC
  • St. Bernadette School
  • St. Gabriel School
  • St. James School
  • St. Lawrence School
  • St. Martin De Porres Academy
  • St. Vincent’s Medical Center Foundation
  • Temple Beth Sholom
  • Thaddeus Stevens School
  • The Arts Council of Greater New Haven
  • The Church of the Good Shepherd
  • The Educational Center for the Arts
  • The Elm Shakespeare Company
  • The Foundation of the New Haven County Bar
  • The Greater New Haven Community Loan Fund
  • The Legacy Theatre
  • The New Haven Preservation Trust
  • The Sisters’ Project
  • Trinity Episcopal Church
  • University of Connecticut Law School
  • University of New Haven
  • Wallingford Family YMCA
  • Woodbury-Bethlehem Community Music Festival, Inc.
  • Worthington Hooker School
  • Xavier High School