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Hochstein School of Music & Dance

Gathering Place of the Creative Spirit: Year-round classes and summer camps in music, dance, and other aspects of the arts. Toddlers through adults.

Rochester's Community School of the Arts

Since 1920, Hochstein School of Music & Dance has served as Rochester's community school of the arts--welcoming and nurturing students of all ages, all levels of skill, and all backgrounds--regardless of financial means. Each year more than 4,000 students attend Hochstein. HochsteinIndividualInstruction.jpg They enjoy an exceptional 140-member faculty, individualized programs, unique ensemble and performance opportunities, a renovated, climate-controlled facility, and a reasonable fee schedule with financial assistance options.

Hochstein in the Community

Hochstein School serves as a community center for Greater Rochester. Located in the heart of the city, Hochstein offers a place to work and collaborate with colleagues, students and audiences. Each member of the Hochstein population has access to our 100-seat Hilda D. Taylor Recital Hall and our 857-seat elegantly renovated Performance Hall, in which recitals and performances are regular occurrences. Mission The mission of the David Hochstein Memorial Music School is to provide our community with excellent music and dance education in an environment which nurtures and encourages personal achievement.

Special Hochstein Programs

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Hochstein Classes in Rochester

Hochstein Youth Symphony Orchestra

Hochstein Singers


Classes for kids and adults in music and dance, including music therapy, and our Expressive Arts program for those with special needs. Dance, Music, Drums, Guitar, Piano, Stringed instruments, Voice / Chorus, Wind/brass instruments, Special Needs