Expressive Arts: Individual and Group Sessions
Music, Art, & Dance Therapy
This program receives generous support from the B. Thomas Golisano Foundation.
Individual Sessions
Individual Music, Art, or Dance therapy sessions are tailored to the specific needs of those with developmental, social/emotional, learning, and physical challenges. Performance opportunities at Hochstein and in the community offer students a chance to socialize and experience performing in an ensemble or as a soloist. All individual sessions are arranged by appointment with the Dean’s Office.


Fees for Individual Instruction at Hochstein:

$29*, 30-minute session  ($32* as of Summer 2017)

$40*, 45-minute session  ($43* as of Summer 2017)

$50*, 1 hour session  ($53* as of Summer 2017)


Fees are as of Fall 2016.

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Individual Assessments

Our Expressive Arts Department offers a One-Time Visit & Assessment for any interested individual or family. This is a great opportunity to meet face-to-face with a therapist or social worker and find out more about customized benefits of Art, Music, and Dance therapies.

There is a $35 fee for this assessment session; for more information, contact Carla Larsson at (585) 454-4596 ext. 28 or e-mail:

Group Sessions

Weekly or bi-weekly 60-minute sessions conducted at Hochstein or offsite at group homes, nursing homes, day rehabilitation centers, schools, senior centers, and many other sites throughout the Greater Rochester Area. Group sessions are created to address the needs, goals, and interests of the participants.

To schedule a group session, workshop/in-service, or for more information about any of our Expressive Arts therapy services or programs, please contact Expressive Arts Department Chair Maria Battista-Hancock, LCAT, MT-BC, at (585) 454-4596 ext. 28 or email