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Summer Safety Protocols

Everyone entering The Hochstein School needs to follow safety protocols. This includes taking the Hochstein COVID-19 questionnaire (before you enter the building), checking in with a health screener when you arrive, appropriate distancing, and wearing masks – when applicable.

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Register Now for Summer!


Click here to download and print a registration form.

Enrollment for individual lessons this summer begins on April 5, 2021.
Fill out our online Individual Lesson Inquiry form (for both new and current students).

For more information, call 585-454-4596.

String Jam: Alternative Styles for Strings


NOTE: This camp has been cancelled for this summer. Look for it to return in 2022. 


John Fetter, Director, and special guests
August 9-13, 2021
1:30-5:00 pm
For students entering grades 6+, NYSSMA Level 3-6, or the equivalent

Please note: Safety protocols will be followed for in-person classes including daily health screenings, appropriate distancing, and masks – when applicable. See details here.


Get ready to explore interesting sounds with your string instrument! Students of all bowed string instruments can join John Fetter and guest artists to experience and perform music from rich and diverse non-classical repertoires. Past styles have included jazz, rock, fiddling, folk, Klezmer, Indian music, and other world styles. This unique opportunity includes daily contact with instructors as students learn new music and practice performing and improvising in a variety of musical traditions. Students work as active collaborators with guest artists to create the music for the final performance, which takes place on August 13 at 5:00 pm.  

Fee: $10 registration fee; $255* tuition.  (Fees are as of Summer 2021.)

Special opportunity: Register for both String Jam and CelloVision 2021 and create a full-day camp experience! Save $50 when registering for both camps!


Learn more about our Tuition Assistance by clicking here.