Enriching your life with music is a noble cause. Below is a sampling resource of various local and online opportunities to inspire your life.


Boston Symphony Orchestra

The BSO is an American orchestra based in Boston, Massachusetts. It is one of the five major American symphony orchestras commonly referred to as the "Big Five". Founded in 1881, the BSO plays most of its concerts at Boston's Symphony Hall and in the summer performs at Tanglewood. Andris Nelsons is the current music director of the BSO.


Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra

The Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO) is a youth orchestra under the artistic leadership of Music Director, Federico Cortese. Since 1958, BYSO has served young musicians from throughout New England with three full symphonic orchestras, two young string training orchestras, six chamber orchestras, a preparatory wind ensemble, a chamber music program and a nationally recognized instrument training program for underrepresented youth from inner-city communities (ICP).


Handel and Haydn Society

Familiarly known as H+H, Handel and Haydn Society is an American chorus and period instrument orchestra based in Boston, Massachusetts. Founded in 1815 as an oratorio group, it is the third oldest musical organization in the United States.



violinists of color

Kelly Hall-Thompson
1. NYTimes Article
2. SharMusic Blog
2. Masterclass
3. Ysaye, Sonata no. 6 on YouTube