Excellence: The Hochstein School is committed to the highest quality of music and dance instruction, performance, and overall artistic expression, while tailoring instruction to the individual goals and needs of each student.
Diversity and Accessibility: The Hochstein community welcomes students of all ages, proficiency levels, ethnicities, socio-economic levels, and those with disabilities in a barrier-free environment that provides artistic opportunities for all.
Collaboration: Hochstein plays an active role in the Rochester community by working collaboratively with our community partners, by being good neighbors, and by teaching values that foster responsible citizenship.
Accountability: Hochstein uses the resources entrusted to us in the most effective way possible to ensure the fulfillment of our mission.
Teamwork: Hochstein believes that melding the unique skills, talents, and abilities of our students, faculty, staff, Board, and other stakeholders in a respectful and cooperative environment produces art that excites and inspires.
A Nurturing Community: The Hochstein culture fosters a sense of community that is a positive, creative, engaging, safe haven in which students are inspired to achieve and grow through supportive relationships with faculty, staff, friends, and colleagues.
Comprehensiveness: The breadth and depth of Hochstein's instructional and performance opportunities help promote a sense of vitality and exploration for students, faculty, staff and the greater community.