Founded in 1993, the Classical Arts Society of Houston is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and maintaining the rich heritage of the classical performing arts of India. The founders of the Classical Arts Society are Smt. Indu Krishnamurty, Smt. Nalini Mukhopadhyay and Smt. Prabha Bala.

The goals of the Classical Arts Society are:

1) to present music and dance recitals of high quality by leading contemporary performers

2) to educate through talks, lecture demonstrations and symposia by experts in the fields of Indian classical performing arts

3) to create an endowment for the promotion of Indian classical arts in the greater Houston area

The Classical Arts Society of Houston is a 501(c)(3) a tax-exempt organization. All programs presented by the Classical Arts Society are open to the public. It is funded solely by donations from the attendees and patrons of its programs. The donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Any donations in excess of expenses will be used for the endowment and for staging programs during lean years and milestone years. The Classical Arts Society gratefully acknowledges its patrons, donors, friends, advertisers, and volunteers for their generosity.