Organization Members

All Newton Music School

For over 100 years, the All Newton Music School has served Newton and the Greater Boston area as a valuable cultural resource for all persons interested in lessons, classes, and concerts. ANMS provides quality musical instruction on all musical instruments and classes in appreciation, education, musical theatre, and more, for young children through adults.

Website

Amherst Early Music, Inc.

Amherst Early Music is the largest presenter of Early Music workshops in North America. They create learning opportunities for amateur and pre-professional students to study with leading musicians in the field of Early Music. 

Website

Boston Ballet School

Boston Ballet School provides a comprehensive dance education with the goal of inspiring, nurturing, and sustaining a lifelong love of dance in every student.

Website

Cappella Clausura

Founded in 2004 by choral director Amelia LeClair to research, study, and perform the music of women composers, award-winning Cappella Clausura brings exquisite performances of music by women to today's audiences, fostering an appreciation of the role of women as composers throughout history, and bringing women composers into the classical canon.

Website

Commonwealth Chorale

Commonwealth Chorale is a 90-member Boston area choral group with a broad repertoire of choral music, dedicated to creating musical performances that delight and touch the heart of both audience and performers alike by bringing to life the expressive power and intent of the composer.

Website

CreationDance

CreationDance is a sacred dance company in residence at First Unitarian Universalist Society in Newton. Its purpose and joy is to share meaningful dance in services and performances.

Website

First Baptist Church in Newton

First Baptist Church is an inclusive community of faith. The FBC is passionate about supporting the Arts in Newton and Greater Boston, and its beautiful building, listed on the National Register of Historic Places serves, as a venue for numerous music and arts events during the year.

Website

First Church in Chestnut Hill

The First Church in Chestnut Hill is a Unitarian congregation in the Christian tradition, with a congregational polity and its own prayer book derived from the Anglican service of morning prayer. Their service is rich and meaningful, yet simple, in the New England tradition.

Website

First Unitarian Universalist Society in Newton

FUUSN is a spiritually nurturing and socially responsive community serving the people of Newton and nearby communities. It is a community that values spiritual growth, social action, and camaraderie.

Website

Highland Glee Club

The men of the Highland Glee Club have been singing together for more than 100 years. The club continues to support and encourage men's chorale singing in the hope of seeing greater interest and growth in this form of music.

Website

Historic Newton

Historic Newton is a public/private partnership between the Newton Historical Society and the City of Newton, inspiring discovery and engagement by illuminating our community's stories within the context of American history. 

Website

Hyde Community Center 

Since 1988, the Hyde Community Center, nicknamed The Heart of the Highlands, is the center of the Newton Highlands Community. The Hyde hosts various events throughout the year, including summer movies, concerts, soup socials, and much more.

Website

New Art Center

New Art Center is a community art education space that offers everyone, at all levels of ability, exceptional opportunities to make, exhibit, view, think about and talk about art.

Website

New Philharmonia Orchestra

New Philharmonia Orchestra, founded in 1995, is a 75-member, non-professional regional orchestra based in Newton. New Phil advances its mission, of music for all, by presenting programs of diverse repertoire of classical and light classical music for the enjoyment of audiences of all ages and experiences from a variety of urban and suburban communities.

Website

Newton Art Association

Newton Art Association, a nonprofit organization with more than 200 members, offers exhibition opportunities, artist demonstrations, and workshops, as well as scholarships for high school seniors. 

Website

Newton Baroque

Newton Baroque, directed by keyboardist Andrus Madsen, is a period instrument ensemble dedicated to innovative performances of Baroque repertoire. The outstanding musicians of Newton Baroque are known for their enjoyment in taking musical risks together and imbuing their performances with a spirit of improvisatory spontaneity.

Website

Newton Community Chorus

Newton Community Chorus provides the community with exceptional choral music, using professional soloists and orchestras.

Website

Newton Family Singers

Newton Family Singers is an intergenerational family chorus that brings together families and friends of all ages to sing American folk music in the Greater Boston area.

Website

Newton Free Library

Newton Free Library brings the community together to enjoy, explore, create, and discover.

Website

Newton Nomadic Theater

Newton Nomadic Theater is a traveling theater that produces simply staged productions, using the best professional actors in the Boston area. They perform in interesting, unusual, and intimate non-theater spaces to "keep it simple, travel light, and move from place to place."

Website

Newton Open Studios

Newton Open Studios is one of the largest and longest-running open studio events in the region, with scores of pop-up exhibit/sales locations all across Newton every spring.

Website

Newton Piano Summit

The Newton Piano Summit is a new tradition, presenting professional, world-class artists in an intimate setting--entirely free to the public.

Website

Newton Theatre Company

Founded in 2013, Newton Theatre Company creates excellent works of art in new ways by using talent from around the Greater Boston area. The company's productions include original stagings of contemporary and classical literature, new plays and devised pieces. Their goal is to promote community through artistic expression by partnering with other local nonprofit organizations, choosing meaningful material that fosters civically-engaged audiences, and promoting accessibility.

Website

NewTV

NewTV is an Emmy award-winning, state-of-the-art media center dedicated to providing quality local programming and training to the diverse Newton community.

Website

Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston

Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston is an innovative, musician-run orchestra that brings a creative mix of classical and new music to the concert stage while truly reaching out to the community. Pro Arte is one of New England's only professional cooperative chamber orchestras. Its players are among the area's finest freelance musicians, and they perform regularly with the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra, the Boston Symphony, the Boston Ballet, Handel and Haydn Society, and the Boston Lyric Opera.

Website

Scandinavian Cultural Center

Scandinavian Cultural Center is committed to positioning itself as the premiere hub for Nordic cultural activities in New England by sharing important elements of Scandinavian culture with the wider community. The center is a source of enriching and thought-provoking events for residents of Newton and greater Boston.

Website

Suzuki School of Newton

Suzuki School of Newton is a nonprofit instrumental music school, offering lessons in Suzuki violin, viola, cello, double bass, piano, guitar, flute, harp, music theory, chamber music, and orchestra. The school also offers an integrated arts preschool.

Website

Theatre Ink

Theatre Ink, Newton North High School's Teaching and Working Theatre, is a student-centered community that emphasizes the process of artistic collaboration and instills a disciplined work ethic. By practicing professionalism and collaboration, and emphasizing individual development, Theatre Ink brings to the stage high-quality theater productions.

Website

West Suburan YMCA

The West Suburban YMCA, a charitable, nonprofit organization, strengthens the foundations of the local community by supporting youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility for all.

Website

Zamir Chorale of Boston, Inc.

Founded in 1969 by Joshua Jacobson, one of the world's leading authorities on Jewish choral music, the Zamir Chorale of Boston's "music with a mission" brings the joy of Jewish music to audiences that transcends age and religious and ethnic backgrounds.

Website

Want to Join NCA?

Connect with the
Newton Cultural Alliance