Barrier-Free is a non-profit, disability service organization that provides inclusive art, self-advocacy, and social programming to the community for adults with disabilities across Carroll County.
Barrier-Free offers two inclusive theater companies where neurodiverse adults ages 18+ come together to create original full-production musicals. Additional offerings include expressive arts classes covering a variety of themes including improvisational acting, dance, and more!
At Barrier-Free’s Life Skills & Social Studio in Downtown Sykesville, programs support the development of life skills and social skills for neurodiverse adults through an integrated-arts model with a focus on interpersonal interaction, authentic practice, and group collaboration.
Carroll Arts Center
Features two art galleries, art classrooms, and live performances in a 263-seat renovated art deco theatre.
Carroll County Jazz Ensemble
Carroll County Jazz Ensemble performs in the style of Big Band primarily for fund raising activities of non profit organizations, including the annual “Big Band Merry Christmas.î
Carroll County Music Teachers’ Association (CCMTA)
Provides educational growth and development for private music teachers in a professional organization and to offer a variety of musical activities to area students.
Carroll Singers is an adult choral group dedicated to building interest in and support for the performance of choral music in CC. Perform two annual concerts (winter and spring) and is open to anyone who is interested in performing choral music.
Chamber Music on the Hill
Bringing a series of affordable chamber music concerts to the community.
Children’s Chorus of Carroll County
Fostering vocal development and musicianship through choral experience.
Common Ground on the Hill
A non-profit arts organization offering roots-based concerts from October-April; arts, music, dance, & cultural arts classes in July; and festivals in June/July.
Instrument store offering music lessons
JoeyDCares Rock Orchestra
Part of the Freedom Area Recreation Council, the group provides a venue for student musicians in grades 6 – 12 to develop their talents while supporting non-profit organizations through charity benefit concerts.
Limelight Music School
Offers private music lessons for all ages, voice lessons, plus classes on beginning music theory, stage and performance techniques, voice-overs, how to audition and more.
Masterworks Chorale of Carroll County
The Chorale is a non-profit organization designed to provide singers and audiences with varied choral experiences. All people interested in singing are encouraged to join.
Music lessons, band/orchestra instrument sales, rentals, and repairs.
Old Line Statesmen Barbershop Chorus
A men’s acappella chorus singing four-part harmony since 1982. Devoted to community singing and entertainment in and around Carroll County.
OPUS Community Music School
Dedicated to providing the highest quality of music instruction at the lowest possible cost. The school offers music instruction to students of every age, ability, and background.
The Encore Community Music Association, Inc.
An intergenerational band and orchestra for musicians of all ages, including an instrumental program for home-schooled students and a summer music camp.
The Eric Byrd Trio
The Eric Byrd Trio is a traditional Jazz Piano/Vocal Trio, performing arrangements of Jazz Standards and original compositions. They are national/international touring artists that continue to bring their unique and energetic sound to enthusiastic crowds.
Walt Michael & Co.
Considered to be a virtuoso of tremendous influence in the revival of the hammered dulcimer, Waltís wide repertoire ranges from old-time Southern Appalachian, to Celtic, to breath-taking original compositions.
Westminster Municipal Band
A senior marching and concert band that provides entertainment to the surrounding communities.
The Westminster Ringers are an auditioned community handbell ensemble.
Westminster Suzuki Strings
Violin instruction for children 3 – 18
Westminster Symphony Orchestra
Provides a performance and educational opportunity in classical music for the Carroll County area. Concerts at both McDaniel and Carroll Community College.