Music Classes and Other Performing Arts classes in the Rochester area (Dance, Drama, Music)
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The Hochstein School
The Hochstein School – the only school of its kind in the United States – is Rochester’s premier arts education school. Operating for more than 100 years, Hochstein offers instruction for all ages and abilities in music, dance, Expressive Arts (music, art, and dance therapy), and wellness. Our talented professional faculty teach using a curriculum that is comprehensive and customized for each student. Choose from individual instruction; participation in our orchestras, bands (classical to rock), and choirs; dance, both recreational and training for the advancing dance student; or short-term classes for children and adults. Regardless of age, experience, background, or ability to pay – anyone who is interested can be a part of our community. Hochstein offers year-round enrollment and summer camps and classes. Visit our website at: www.hochstein.org. For questions or to inquire about tuition assistance, please call: 585.454.4596
Eastman Community Music School
The Eastman Community Music School offers classical and jazz lessons for all instruments, voice and composition; classes in music theory, history, and technology; and numerous ensembles! Children from four months to six years old can start by joining the Early Childhood Music Program, which has attracted national recognition. They can continue their musical growth in programs like Theory in Motion and Young Eastman Strings before transitioning to study for school-age students, culminating in our High School Diploma Program. Visit esm.rochester.edu/community for a full list of offerings for students of all ages and abilities. The Fall semester begins September 9 with an Open House on September 7!
Welcome to OFC Creations - where we offer a unique take on Performing Arts from education to experimental professional projects. There is something for everyone! OFC Creations LLC’s (Opportunities For Creativity) mission is to give artists of all ages an opportunity to explore and push their creative limits. OFC is committed to developing the next generation of artists and audiences through shows, unique events, and educational classes for all ages. After school students can spend the afternoon in triple threat classes learning about acting, singing, and dance.
Bach to Rock
At Bach to Rock, we prioritize a well-rounded music education through making all of our programs a fun and social experience! We have found that each student’s maximum potential is achieved through a blend of individual instruction and playing in a band. With opportunities to learn all instruments for all ages, our methodology caters to each individual and will get you playing your favorite music in no time.
- Individual instruction with proprietary curriculum
- Opportunities to play in a band and perform in the community
- Develops social skills, fosters self-esteem, and leads to lasting friendships.
- Students are motivated to learn when they see early results and are able to play music they want to play
- Introduces students ages 1-100 to music that supports cognitive development and motor skills
A Magical Journey Thru Stages
A Magical Journey Thru Stages is a 501(c)(3) non-profit youth community theater for children and teens from the Greater Rochester Area. Annually, Stages offers: 9 full theatre productions, summer camps, an improv troupe, technical theater training, open mic nights, specialized workshops, and tuition assistance for economically disadvantaged youth. It provides high-quality year-round community theater programs that build confidence, teamwork, leadership, and skills in all aspects of the theater arts, in a safe, non-competitive environment. STAGES' theatre classes and workshops are available on a variety of theater topics for Grades 1 - 12. Stages Kids (grades 2-5) program features two productions, Seussical, Jr. in the fall and Frozen, Jr. in the spring. Our First Stage (grades 1 - 4) program will produce Seussical, Kids in the fall and Jungle Book, Kids in the spring. Email Stages@MJTStages.com to receive registration materials or to be added to the mailing list. Located at Auditorium Center, 3rd Floor, 875 E. Main Street, Rochester, NY 14605. 585-935-7173.
Spotlight Studios in Fairport offers excellent training and performance opportunities for those wishing to improve their skills. Live-Learning productions offer a chance to participate in a stage production while growing in an educational supportive environment. Classes and opportunities for performers in K-4th grade, 4-8th grade, and 8-12th grade. Musical Theatre Intensive classes provide more focused skill-building with smaller class sizes.
Private lessons in drama, voice, dance, ukulele and audition prep from excellent teachers give a personalized one on one experience. Everyone deserves a chance in the Spotlight!
Patty Flowerday School of Dance and Fitness
If you are looking for quality dance education, with smaller class sizes for more individualized attention, then we are the studio for you! We offer classes for ages 18 months-adult, beginner-advanced. Classes are offered in Ballet, Pre Pointe, Pointe, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Hip Hop, Stretch & Strength, and ZUMBA. This year we are partnering with Miss Natale's Dance Centre to perform the Nutcracker Ballet the first weekend in December. Our yearly recital is different in the fact that our students actually perform to a storyline. This year we are performing "Neverland, Second Star to the Right." our very own version of Peter Pan! Dancers will be cast as Lost Boys, Pirates, Mermaids, Indians and more! Stop in and meet the teachers or check us out online at PattyFlowerdayDance.com we would love to dance with you!
Newbrough Piano Studio
Founded by a concert pianist, Steinway Artist, and professor of piano, Newbrough Piano Studio is a great resource for everything piano-related: from general or specialty piano lessons, to info on concerts or competitions, or help in buying or sourcing an acoustic piano. We specialize in individualized instruction that addresses our students’ unique needs: develop technique and musicality, explore repertoire, learn music theory, composition, etc. Our students get an authentic experience studying with our top-notch experts and artists, playing on a Steinway grand in a two-grand-piano studio, and getting a feel of performing for various audiences.
Main Street Players @ the P. Ken Dennis Theater
Terry Fyke's Main Street Players, located at the P. Ken Dennis Theatre at the Norman Howard School in Rochester, is dedicated to nurturing the performing arts for all ages. Students learn to sing, dance and act through shared learning experiences; they gain confidence, learn to trust their abilities, and work as a team. Integrating the diversity of talent into an ensemble are cornerstones of the program. Register for Dance Classes, Improv, Mastery Classes, Playwright Workshops or our season productions. Also learn about the Five Point Performance Company. Please see https://www.tfsdartsmsp.com/upcoming-auditions for more details or email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Music Together Flower City
Since 1987, Music Together has introduced millions of children, parents, and teachers around the world to the powerful benefits of having music in their lives. Today, classes for children ages birth through five are found around the world---including right here in Irondequoit! Each week at Music Together® Flower City, children and the grownups who love them gather for 45 minutes of fun-filled family music time. You and the other families will participate in music activities ranging from lullabies to full-on jam sessions. It’s so much fun you won’t realize how much learning is taking place! We offer classes for Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall.
Rochester Academy of Music & ArtsMusic Lessons
Start your musical adventure now at Rochester Academy of Music & Arts. Lessons for guitar, voice, piano, drums, violin and more. Rest assured with our 30 day money back guarantee. You'll love music like never before! Call or Text (585) 506-9437 and ask about our special for Kids Out and About readers.
Studio K Dance + Fitness
At Studio K Dance + Fitness, dancers not only receive excellent dance training, they also experience an atmosphere like no other. Studio K prides themselves in offering outstanding dance classes for both the recreational and competitive levels, ranging in all styles of dance. Along with dance, Studio K is also an Acrobatic Arts Certified Dance Studio, providing professional and safe acrobatic and tumbling training for your dancers. Studio K Dance + Fitness also offers birthday parties, seasonal dance camps, 6 week session dance classes, movie nights and more!
Join Studio K Dance + Fitness today, where dance is done different!
Roc Star AcademyTake a lesson. Join a band. Learn from pros. Play live shows!
Young musicians rock out at ROC Star Academy, coached by professionals and performing live for audiences year-round. Aspiring rock stars are instructed and mentored in guitar, drums, keyboards, bass, vocals, studio recording, and more. ROC Star Academy was founded by a rock star — singer/songwriter and musician Elvio Fernandes, a member of the Grammy-nominated band Daughtry and co-writer of Daughtry’s no. 1 Billboard song “Heavy is the Crown.” All coaches at ROC Star Academy are working musicians who will elevate your child’s confidence and fun factor, as they play like a rock star at ROC Star Academy. Registration is open for year-round academy classes as well as for Camp ROC Star in July. Come take a tour today! Learn more at RocStarAcademy.com
School of Rock
Turning students ages 3-103 into real musicians at the most revolutionary music school in the world! Music programs at School of Rock Rochester combine one-on-one lessons with group band practices. Every day, we watch our students grow from beginner musicians to confident and inspiring rock stars in their community. School of Rock Rochester NY is more than just your local music school. Visit our website to see all the programs we offer!