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Hochstein Ensembles Faculty

Hochstein's ensemble program draws from a rich history that started with the original Hochstein String Quartet in the 1920s and has grown into the comprehensive program in existence today. Hochstein's ensemble program includes student orchestras, wind symphonies/bands, vocal ensembles, jazz combos, rock bands, a myriad of chamber and instrument-specific ensembles, as well as Junior and Senior dance ensembles. 

Diane Smith *, Ensembles Coordinator

Large Ensembles
John Fetter (orchestra)
Maryellen Giese (choral)
Gregory Kane (wind band)
Shana Kohler (choral)
Marcos Kreutzer (orchestra)
Pia Liptak (orchestra)
Matt Osika (orchestra)
John Rolland (wind band)
Casey Springstead (orchestra)

Chamber Music Connection
Ben-David Aronson
Jennifer Carpenter *
Doleen Hood
Aika Ito *
Kathleen Murphy Kemp *
Pia Liptak
Molly McDonald *
Rachel Mills (String Coordinator) **
Shannon Nance *
Diane Smith * (Woodwind Coordinator)
Sarah Song **
Jeremy Stoner
Joseph Werner *
Colleen Wolf   

Small Ensembles

Ben-David Aronson (trombone)
Dave Chisholm (rock)
Richard DeLaney (jazz)
John Delmonico
Deborah Grohman (clarinet)
Timothy Shannon (guitar)
Julie Smith (flute)
Aaron Staebell (jazz, summer only)
John Wiesenthal (guitar)

* Member, Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra
** A ROCmusic teaching artist