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Hochstein Sinfonia Strings

John Fetter, Director 

Suggested grades 4-9, NYSSMA Level 4-5 - audition required

Saturdays, 12:00-1:00 pm 



  • Sinfonia will be allowed to meet in-person. Please stay tuned for specific details which will be sent to our students by the directors.
  • Students will be asked to follow safety guidelines and expectations while in the building. Everyone entering Hochstein will be required to wear a mask when they are in the building.
  • Parents/guardians are expected to leave the building during most orchestra rehearsals after dropping off their student.


String students will have the opportunity to hone orchestral reading and orchestral skills while rehearsing and performing a wide variety of repertoire ranging from classical to contemporary.


Audition information for the 2021-2022 school year can be accessed by clicking here.


Fees for the 2021-22 school year: $10 registration fee; $448* yearly tuition, payable in quarterly installments of $112 each. For students enrolled in individual lessons at Hochstein, yearly tuition is $398, payable in quarterly installments of $99.50. (Fees as of Fall 2021.)


Learn more about our Tuition Assistance by clicking here>

Hochstein Sinfonia Strings Concert Video

The 2020-21 school year was a challenging one for both our students and faculty. Despite the challenges, they succeeded in continuing to make music together. Here is a video of the end-of-year concert by the Hochstein Sinfonia Strings. To view a full YouTube playlist of all of the ensemble videos this year, click here.