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CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Live from Hochstein – Madrigalia: A Physically Distanced Cup of Good Cheer
Event summary
Our annual celebration of the holiday season with the choral chamber ensemble Madrigalia, Cary Ratcliff, artistic director. This concert will be broadcast live on WXXI Classical 91.5/90.3 FM (no live audience).
Event details

Small groups of singers from Madrigalia – solos, duets, quartets – will perform selections appropriate to the season.

The program includes works by Vivaldi, Bach, Holst, and John Rutter and favorites like “Walking in a Winter Wonderland.” Read the full program at https://bit.ly/2HTgIBh.

Under the direction of Cary Ratcliff, the chorus has released two CD recordings: For Better, For Worse: Music About Marriage, and On This Day Earth Shall Ring. The chorus also contributed to the recording of Ratcliff’s large-scale opera Eleni.

The Hochstein School’s lunchtime Live from Hochstein concert series will be broadcast live on WXXI Classical 91.5/90.3 FM and hosted by WXXI Classical 91.5’s Mona Seghatoleslami.

Please note that because of health and safety guidelines during the pandemic, the fall concert series will be broadcast without a live audience in the Performance Hall.

Listen to the concert online at https://www.classical915.org/.

To read the program notes and artists' bios, click here.

Sidney and Barbara Sobel have provided continuous underwriting of the Live from Hochstein Broadcast & Concert Series since 1993. Live from Hochstein is also made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

 

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    02 Dec, 2020 PM 12:10 — 02 Dec, 2020 PM 12:50
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Live from Hochstein – Bach & Beyond with Natalie Spehar
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Recognized for her versatile skill set, Hochstein cello instructor Natalie Spehar performs works by Bach and William Grant Still. Please note – this concert is rescheduled from November 4.
Event details

Hochstein cello instructor Natalie Spehar has performed live with artists including Disturbed, Cage the Elephant, 2 Cellos, Josh Groban, Sarah Brightman, Dessa, Amy Grant and Michael W. Smith, Johnny Mathis, Michael Bolton, Il Volo, Michael Bublé, and the Trans-Siberian Orchestra. She is also an active composer and studio recording artist.

Spehar’s concert includes Suite No. 1 for Unaccompanied Violoncello by J.S. Bach and “Summerland” by William Grant Still – with Hochstein faculty member Yoshiko Arahata – among other works.

The Hochstein School’s lunchtime Live from Hochstein concert series will be broadcast live on WXXI Classical 91.5/90.3 FM and hosted by WXXI Classical 91.5’s Mona Seghatoleslami.

Please note that because of health and safety guidelines during the pandemic, the fall concert series will be broadcast without a live audience in the Performance Hall.

Listen to the concert online at https://www.classical915.org/.

To read the program notes and artist's bio, click here.

Sidney and Barbara Sobel have provided continuous underwriting of the Live from Hochstein Broadcast & Concert Series since 1993. Live from Hochstein is also made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

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    09 Dec, 2020 PM 12:10 — 09 Dec, 2020 PM 12:50
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Happy 100th, Hochstein!
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Join us as we celebrate 100 years of Hochstein with a wonderful online event featuring performances by Hochstein students and alumni!
Event details

See just what makes Hochstein such a special place with music, dance, and stories from the likes of Jeff Tyzik, Rochester City Ballet dancer Megan Kamler (an alum!), our own HYSO, and many more!

This FREE event will be livestreamed directly on Hochstein's Givebutter campaign page. You do not need a Givebutter account to watch the event and participate. Donations gratefully accepted.


Find all the details at:
https://givebutter.com/happy100thhochstein

 

 

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    09 Dec, 2020 PM 7:00 — 09 Dec, 2020 PM 7:30
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02Jan
22Dec
Holiday Recess
Event summary
There are no regularly scheduled lessons or classes on Tuesday, December 22, 2020-Saturday, January 2, 2021. The school is open on Tuesday, December 22 from 9:00 am-9:00 pm and Saturday, January 2 from 9:00 am-1:00 pm for rescheduled lessons.
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    22 Dec, 2020 — 02 Jan, 2021
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Martin Luther King Day
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There are no lessons or classes on Monday, January 18, 2021.
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    18 Jan, 2021 — 18 Jan, 2021
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20Feb
15Feb
Winter Recess
Event summary
There are no regularly scheduled lessons or classes on Monday, February 15-Saturday, February 20, 2022. The school is open on Tuesday, February 16 and Wednesday, February 17 from 9:00 am-9:00 pm for rescheduled lessons.
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    15 Feb, 2021 — 20 Feb, 2021
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03Apr
29Mar
Spring Recess
Event summary
There are no regularly scheduled lessons or classes on Monday, March 29-Saturday, April 3, 2021. The school is open on Tuesday, March 30 and Wednesday, March 31 from 9:00 am-9:00 pm for rescheduled lessons.
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    29 Mar, 2021 — 03 Apr, 2021
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31May
31May
Memorial Day
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There are no lessons or classes on Monday, May 31, 2021.
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    31 May, 2021 — 31 May, 2021
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21Jun
21Jun
Last day of classes
Event summary
The last day of regularly scheduled lessons and classes is Monday, June 21, 2021. The school is open Tuesday, June 22 and Wednesday, June 23 from 9:00 am-9:00 pm for rescheduled lessons.
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    21 Jun, 2021 — 21 Jun, 2021
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The Hochstein School, founded in commemoration of genius and dedicated to providing access to opportunity, is a vibrant community of musicians, dancers, and supporters who choose to come together in this historic and inspiring place to develop in themselves, and in each other, the ability to speak and communicate through the making of music and dance. We do this with the conviction that music nurtures, enriches, and energizes every human life, and that the joy of making music, and all the expressive arts that it inspires, holds the key to creating a better world.

 

 

Mission Statement

The mission of the David Hochstein Memorial Music School is to provide people of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities
with access to excellent music and dance education in a community that nurtures and encourages personal achievement.


 
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