Connecticut Chamber Choir Inc.

53 Brookside Dr., Trumbull, CT 06611.

(203) 459-1496. Connecticut Chamber Choir has performed 30+ years and is an auditioned statewide ensemble of professional and dedicated vocational musicians. Constance Chase was named as the second only artistic director in 2008. CCC has established itself as one of the region's premier vocal ensembles through bi-annual performances of significant choral repertoire, spanning the sixteenth through the twenty-first centuries.

Connecticut Ballet

20 Acosta St., Stamford, CT 06902.

(203) 964-1211. Nationally recognized professional dance company performs a diverse repertoire of contemporary works and great story ballets. Educational programs range from school residencies to satellite classes and annual "Share the Magic" student performances. Summer Dance Caravan features free outdoor performances in many venues including Danbury, Litchfield, Hartford, Middletown, Westport.

Fairfield County Chorale

61 Unquowa Rd., Fairfield, CT 06824.

(203) 254-1333. Three concerts each season of choral masterworks with professional orchestra and soloists. Concerts at the Norwalk Concert Hall.

Greater Bridgeport Symphony

446 University Ave., Bridgeport, CT 06604.

(203) 576-0263. Premier symphony orchestra offers seven concerts during the year that range from classical to contemporary music including guest solo artists.

Greenwich Symphony Orchestra

P.O. Box 35, Greenwich, CT 06830.

(203) 869-2664. Classical Professional 90 piece orchestra performs 5 pairs Sat./Sun. concerts. David Gilbert, conductor. Internationally acclaimed soloists. Pre-concert lectures.

Mendelssohn Choir of Connecticut

P.O. Box 271, Fairfield, CT 06824.

800-663-9018. One of New England's pre-eminent choral ensembles that performs musical works of all periods and genres from classical to contemporary, opera to pop. For upcoming concerts visit website.

Namaskaar Foundation, World on Stage

27 Meredith Lane, Stamford, CT 06903.

(203) 322-9862. The mission of the Namaskaar Foundation –World on Stage is to promote, preserve and raise greater awareness and appreciation for the traditional performing art and culture of India and others around the world.

Norwalk Symphony Orchestra

83 Wall St., Suite 1, Norwalk, CT 06850.

(203) 956-6771. Professional Orchestra of passionate musicians present a mélange of musical performances. Pre concert talks a highlight. Music education and activities are offered for all ages. Symphony concerts held at Norwalk Concert Hall at Norwalk City Hall, 125 East Ave., Norwalk, CT 06851.

Stamford Symphony Orchestra

263 Tresser Boulevard, Stamford, CT 06901.

(203) 325-1407. Reviewed by the NYT as a "Cultural Force", Stamford Symphony's professional ensemble of musicians bring the best of New York City to Stamford. Join us for date night, a family outing or to learn more. Harman Classics concerts holds a FREE Behind The Baton lecture one hour pre-concert, and a FREE MusiKids program on Sun. 2 p.m. Performances at The Palace Theatre, Stamford.

Stamford Young Artists Philharmonic

P.O. Box 3301, Ridgeway Station, Stamford, CT 06905.

Box 3301. (203) 698-0444. Regional youth symphony orchestra sponsoring Young Artists Philharmonic, Young People's Symphony, and Young String Ensemble as well as an annual Summer Jazz Workshop. Subscription Concerts in Stamord.