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Music

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Eastman School of Music of the University of Rochester
An internationally renowned post secondary music school, presenting over 700 public concerts annually. Its newly named Eastman Community School provides musical instruction at all levels for children and adults.
www.rochester.edu/Eastman

26 Gibbs Street, Rochester, NY 14604
(585) 274-1100 Musicline (24-hour concert information)
(585) 274-1000 Community Music School
(585) 274-1088 fax

Finger Lakes Choral Festival
The Finger Lakes Choral Festival brings together singers from the Greater Rochester Area each summer to perform major works for chorus and orchestra. All singers are invited to join.
http://www.fingerlakeschoral.org
[email protected]
11 Duxbury Way, Rochester, NY 14618
(585) 465-0838
Contact: Adrian Horn


First Inversion
firstinversion.org
[email protected]
274 Maplewood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14613
(585) 520-2003
Contact: Lee Wright, Founder and Artistic Director


First Muse Chamber Music
First Muse Chamber Music presents concerts featuring the artistry of the area's finest musicians in a wide variety of chamber music, inspiring a diverse audience. Performances at First Unitarian Church of Rochester. A portion of ticket revenue is donated to social justice groups.
www.FirstMuse.org
[email protected]
220 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14610
Contact: Melissa Matson

FivebyFive
FivebyFive is a quintet of five bold musicians based in Rochester, NY dedicated to innovative programming and performance of eclectic, genre-crossing new chamber music. fivebyfive performs, commissions and arranges works for their unique instrumentation of flute, clarinet, electric guitar, double bass and piano, with repertoire by some of the most exciting composers today. Through its educational programs, fivebyfive invites students to improvise with the ensemble and explore their own creativity within the context of today’s chamber music.
www.fivebyfivemusic.com
[email protected]
202 Clovercrest Drive, Rochester, NY 14618
(585) 350-4449

Contact: Laura Lentz


Genesee Valley Orchestra & Chorus
The Genesee Valley Orchestra and Chorus is dedicated to providing opportunities for musical growth for its members and enriching the lives of area residents by presenting high quality musical performances in and around Rochester. GVOC is unique in the area in that it is the only group that has a resident chorus and orchestra.
[email protected]
Post Office Box 177, Fairport, NY 14450
(585) 223-9006, (585) 223-9006 fax (call first)

Geneva Music Festival
The Geneva Music Festival is a chamber music festival held each year in Geneva and surrounding Finger Lakes communities. Our festival presents diverse programs performed by internationally acclaimed as well as emerging musicians. Our mission is to entertain, educate and inspire a love of chamber music in audiences of all ages.
www.genevamusicfestival.com
[email protected]
Contact:Geoffrey Herd

Hochstein School of Music & Dance
Since 1920, Hochstein has served as Rochester's Community School of the Arts, providing excellent instruction in music and dance to anyone in the Greater Rochester area, regardless of background, level of skill or financial means. Enjoy many free-to-the-public concerts and recitals in Hochstein's elegantly restored Performance Hall.
www.hochstein.org
[email protected]
50 North Plymouth Avenue, Rochester, NY 14614
(585) 454-4596, (585) 454-4393 fax

Honeoye Falls Community Concert Band
Directed by Lindsey J. Borden since its inception in 1988, this sixty person ensemble brings the spirit of the seasons, the holidays and the good times through a repertoire of celebrated marches, musical show tunes, film themes and contemporary compositions.
hfccb.org/
[email protected]
5 East Street, Honeoye Falls, NY 14472


Nazareth College Department of Music
www.naz.edu/music
[email protected]
4245 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618
Contact:
Dr. Beverly A. Smoker, Chair

Pegasus Early Music
A concert series for medieval, renaissance, and baroque music. Concerts are held in unique smaller venues around Rochester, to encourage the dynamic rapport between our internationally-known performers and our audiences.
www.PegasusEarlyMusic.org
[email protected]
211 Cobbs Hill Drive, Rochester, NY 14610
(585) 703-3990

Penfield Symphony Orchestra
The Penfield Symphony Orchestra performs and promotes live symphonic music in the Greater Rochester community and provides an opportunity for highly-qualified dedicated musicians to perform in a community orchestra of the highest quality.
www.penfieldsymphony.org
[email protected]
1587 Jackson Road, Penfield, NY 14526
(585) 872-0774, (585) 877-7708 fax
Contact: Dianne Stengel, Operations Manager

Publick Musick
Publick Musick provides Western New York with exciting and accessible period-instrument performances of musical treasures from 1600 to 1800 and beyond, performed by nationally acclaimed instrumentalists and vocalists.
www.publickmusick.org
[email protected]
276 Mount Vernon Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620
(585) 244-5835

Rochester Flute Association
Organization of flutists, teachers and flute enthusiasts dedicated to promoting the enjoyment and appreciation of the flute, facilitating an exchange of ideas, and promoting musical excellence.
rfaonline.org
[email protected]
P.O. Box 10173, Rochester, NY 14610

Rochester Oratorio Society
The 150 auditioned singing members of the Rochester Oratorio Society (founded 1945) perform choral and orchestral masterworks, lighter music for small ensemble and selections for seasonal and community celebrations regionally.
www.rossings.org
[email protected]
1050 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607
(585) 473-2234, (585) 473-4704 fax
Contact: Dennis W. Rosenbaum

Rochester Piano Teachers Guild
The Rochester Piano Teachers' Guild consists of local piano teachers who teach pre-school to adult students. It provides teachers with educational seminars and students with recital venues and scholarship aid.
www.rochesterpianoteachers.org
Contact: Kathy Whitlock
[email protected]
(585) 265-9849

Smugtown Stompers
The Smugtown Stompers play traditional Dixieland jazz including early jazz tunes, ragtime, blues, and popular show tunes.
www.smugtownstompers.com
[email protected]
41 Parkridge Drive, Pittsford, NY 14534
(585) 381-7603
D. Sturmer

The Lyric Chorale
Directed by Chrisanne Yule, The Lyric Chorale is a medium size SATB community chorus of experienced singers dedicated to the art of choral singing and committed to musical excellence and the highest performance standards.
www.LyricChorale.org
[email protected]
P.O. Box 946, Pittsford, NY 14534-0946
(585)742-3824
Contact: Nancy Price

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Theater

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Blackfriars Theatre
Now celebrating over 50 years entertaining and challenging audiences, Blackfriars presents a five show season of plays and musicals in their own beautifully restored theatre in the vibrant East End. Renowned for their elaborate production values and commitment to the challenging contemporary musicals and imaginative revivals of the classics.
www.bftix.org
[email protected]
795 East Main Street, Rochester, NY 14605
(585) 454-1260 box office

Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival
Located in Auburn, NY, Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival is dedicated to enriching through the arts, the lives of all residents of the state of New York.
www.fingerlakesmtf.com
[email protected]
17 William Street, 2nd Floor, Auburn, NY 13021
(315) 255-1785, (315) 252-3815 fax
Contact: Pattie Murphy


Gatesinger Company, Ltd.
Gatesinger Company, Ltd. Is a non-profit community theater organization committed to providing an opportunity to perform and experience all aspects of live theatrical productions to anyone, both adults and youth.
www.gateshall.com
[email protected]
4107 Lake Road, Pultneyville, NY 14589
Contact: Carl Webeck

Risotto Patate Café Theatre Company
www.facebook.com/risottopatatecafe
(facebook page)
[email protected]
27 Acorn Lane, Fairport, NY 14450
585-223-0649
Contact: Stefan Baer


Rochester Association of Performing Arts Theatre Company
RAPA is a non-profit institution with both performance and rehearsal spaces available for other groups to rent. The RAPA team focuses on giving you and your group a warm-welcoming and positive experience while working in the center. RAPA is located at the Kodak Center for Performing Arts, with three full dance studios, three acting and voice studios, conference rooms, and many theatres.
www.rapaonline.com
[email protected]
200 W. Ridge Rd., Suite 214, Rochester, NY 14615
(585) 254-0073


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Dance

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Borinquen Dance Theatre

Borinquen Dance Theatre helps youth build the desire to succeed through the discipline of dance, multi-cultural experiences, and self-development opportunities that cultivate traits necessary for success in school and life
www.borinquendance.org
[email protected]
121 Fitzhugh Street, North #323, Rochester, NY 14614
Contact: Nydia Padilla-Rodriguez

Daystar: Contemporary Dance Drama of Indian America
As the first modern dance company created in the USA to specialize in the rich choreographic stories of Native America, Daystar teaches and performs all aspects of Intertribal dance as well as western 'classic' dance, mime and mask.
www.daystardance.com
[email protected]
1473-6 Stowell Drive, Rochester, NY 14616
(585) 621-2813, (585) 723-9526 fax
Contact: Rosalie M. Jones

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Museums & Galleries

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The Artisans' Loft
www.thelandingatpultneyville.com/
[email protected]
4135 Mill Street
Pultneyville, NY 14358
315.589.5000
Contact: Nanette Hance


ARTISANworks

ARTISANworks is a not for profit self funding 50,000 Sq. ft. event space where proceeds from functions help fund Older Adult Enrichment Programs in your community.
www.artisanworks.net
[email protected]
565 Blossom Road, Suite L, Rochester, NY 14610
(585) 288-7170, (585) 288-7186 fax

International Art Acquisitions
International Art Acquisitions is a Fine Art Gallery representing Contemporary, Impressionist and Traditional artwork. Additional services including appraisals, Wealth Management of Fine Art assets, development of Private, Public, Corporate and Institutional collections.
www.internationalartacquisitions.com
[email protected]
3300 Monroe Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618
(585) 264-1440, (585) 264-1432 fax
Contact: Barbara Nino


Landmark Society of Western New York, The
Preserves, interprets, and fosters interest in the architectural, historical, and cultural heritage of our region. House museums, tours.
www.landmarksociety.org
[email protected]
133 South Fitzhugh Street, Rochester, NY 14608-2204
(585) 546-7029, (585) 546-4788 fax


Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester
The Memorial Art Gallery houses 10,000 works of art spanning 50 centuries. Also: traveling exhibitions, library, restaurant and gift shop.
mag.rochester.edu
[email protected]
500 University Avenue, Rochester, NY 14607-1415
(585) 473-7720, (585) 473-6266 fax

Mercer Gallery at Monroe Community College
The Visual and Performing Arts Department offers courses of study in Advertising and Commercial Illustration, Communication Arts, Computer Graphics, Fine Arts, Graphic Arts, Interior Design, Music, Photography, Theatre, Sculpture, Painting, Radio and Television.
www.monroecc.edu
1000 East Henrietta Road, Rochester, NY 14623
(585) 292-2009, (585) 427-2749 fax

National Susan B. Anthony Museum & House
The home where Anthony made history fighting for women's suffrage. The site of her arrest for voting and meeting place with other great civil rights leaders of the 19th century. National historic landmark.
www.susanbanthonyhouse.org
[email protected]
Contact: Deborah L. Hughes
17 Madison Street, Rochester, NY 14608
(585) 235-6124, (585) 235-6212 fax


Rochester Contemporary Art Center
On-going exhibitions of regional, national and international artists, as well as lectures, film screenings, satellite exhibitions, and workshops.
Normal Gallery Hours: Wednesday - Sunday: 12pm - 5pm
Friday: 12 - 9pm
General Admission: Non-Members: $2 / Members: Free
www.rochestercontemporary.org
[email protected]
137 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14604
(585) 461-2222, (585) 461-2223 fax

SPAS Gallery at R.I.T.
Hosts photographic exhibits of work from nationally known artists to undergraduate students and MFA thesis shows.
Gannett Building, 70 Lomb Memorial Drive, Rochester, NY 14623
(585) 475-2770

The Strong
Situated at The Strong, the National Museum of Play is the only museum in the world dedicated to the study of play. The Strong is also home to the National Toy Hall of Fame, the International Center for the History of Electronic Games, and the world-renowned collections of toys, dolls, games, electronic games, and other play-related artifacts.
www.museumofplay.org
[email protected]
One Manhattan Square, Rochester, NY 14607
(585) 263-2700

Visual Studies Workshop
Rochester's media arts center, with exhibitions, publishing, research and media access programs. The educational program offers graduate, undergraduate and community classes for credit through SUNY Brockport as semester classes or weekly summer workshops.
www.vsw.org
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31 Prince Street, Rochester, NY 14607-1499
(585) 442-8676, (585) 442-1992 fax

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Visual Arts

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Appraiser of Fine Arts and Consultant
10-6 Selden Street, Rochester, NY 14605
(585) 232-3387


Elizabeth A. Fomin
Interior Desing/Space Planning
248 East Avenue, Rochestr, NY 14604
(585) 232-5810

Pastel Society of Western New York
PSWNY builds connection among pastel artists and encourages creative expression of pastels painting through instructional and exhibition opportunities. PSWNY promotes public awareness of pastel painting as a fine art medium.
1115 E. Main Street
Rochester, NY 14609
Contact: Robin McCondichie
[email protected]
Suzi Zefting-Kuhn
[email protected]
www.facebook.com/PastelSocietyofWesternNewYork

Rochester Art Club
The Rochester Art Club, founded in 1877 organization's purpose is to advance the artistic growth of its professional membership and to contribute wherever possible to the cultural enrichment of the community.
www.rochesterartclub.org
[email protected]
1115 E. Main Street, Box 43, Rochester, NY 14609
Contact: Suzi Zefting-Kuhn

Shop [email protected]'s Global Village
6000 Reynolds Drive, RIT Global Village
Rochester, NY 14623
Wendy Marks, Manager
www.rit.edu/shopone2
[email protected]

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Literature

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BOA Editions
A not-for-profit publisher of poetry and other literary works, BOA fosters readership and appreciation of contemporary literature. Over the past 40 years, BOA has published more than 300+ award winning titiles.
www.boaeditions.org
[email protected]
250 N. Goodman Street, Suite 306
Rochester, NY 14607
(585) 546-3410, (585) 546-3913 fax

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Cinema & Media

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WXXI - Little Theatre Film Society
Since 1929, the Little has provided an intimate alternative to large commercial movie houses. Five screens, cafe with art and jazz.
www.thelittle.org
[email protected]
240 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14604
(585) 258-0400

WXXI Public Broadcasting Council
WXXI is the essential, lifelong educational resource for the Greater Rochester area. Locally owned and operated, it provides programming and outreach services to the Rochester community and beyond. WXXI-TV 21, WXXI-DTV, AM 1370, Classical 91.5, WXXI-FM 90.3, WRUR-FM 88.5 and Reachout Radio, a service for those with visual impairments, Education, wxxi.org.
wxxi.org
280 State Street, P.O. Box 30021, Rochester, NY 14603-3021
(585) 325-7500, (585) 258-0335 fax

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Multidisciplinary & Other

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Alfred University, Miller Performing Arts Center
http:\\Las.Alfred.Edu\performing-arts

Arts & Cultural Council for Greater Rochester
Rochester's local arts agency. Connects the community through the arts with grants for community projects, after-school programs, arts information services, advocacy, promotion, and collaborations.
www.artsrochester.org
[email protected]
31 Prince Street, Rochester, NY 14607
(585) 473-4000, (585) 473-4051 fax

Corn Hill Neighbors Association, Inc.
To protect & promote the residential & historical character & beauty of the area; to further the interests of the area; to promote & encourage a better community & civic spirit and to foster goodwill and friendship between and among residents of the area and surrounding areas for the general welfare & good of the community.
www.cornhill.org
[email protected]
133 S. Fitzhugh St., Rochester, NY 14608
(585)262-3142, (585)546-4788 fax

New York Council for the Humanities
The New York Council for the Humanities is a private, non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring the presence of the humanities in the state's cultural and intellectual life.
www.nyhumanities.org
[email protected]
150 Broadway, Suite 1700, New York, NY 10038
(212)233-1131, fax (212)233-4607

Rochester Business Alliance
www.rochesterbusinessalliance.com
150 State Street, Rochester, NY 14614
(585) 244-1800, (585) 263-3679 fax

Skalny Center for Polish and Central European Studies
The Skalny Center for Polish and Central European Studies at the University of Rochester provides studies in the language, history, and politics of the region, and events open for the Rochester community.
www.rochester.edu/SKALNY
[email protected]
University of Rochester, 101 Harkness Hall, Rochester, NY 14627-0147
(585)275-9898, (585)276-1952 fax
Contact: Bozenna Sobolewska Street, Roc

VisitRochester
www.visitrochester.com
[email protected]
45 East Avenue, Suite 400, Rochester, NY 14604-2294
(585) 546-3070, (800) 677-7282, (585) 232-4822 fax, (585) 546-8484 TTY

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Higher Education

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Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester
Recognised as one of the world's finest music schools.
www.rochester.edu/Eastman
[email protected]
26 Gibbs Street, Rochester, NY 14604
(585) 274-1060 Collegiate admissions
(585) 274-1088 fax

Historic Brighton
Historic Brighton seeks to celebrate the town's history and educate the community about Brighton's past.
www.HistoricBrighton.org
[email protected]
P.O. Box 18525, Rochester, NY 14618


Monroe Community College
The Visual and Performing Arts Department offers courses of study in Advertising and Commercial Illustration, Communication Arts, Computer Graphics, Fine Arts, Graphic Arts, Interior Design, Music, Photography, Theatre, Sculpture, Painting, Radio and Television.
www.monroecc.edu
1000 East Henrietta Road, Rochester, NY 14623
(585) 292-2009, (585) 427-2749 fax

Nazareth College Arts Center
Provides the community with brilliant performances of dance, theater, music, ethnic and children's fare during its season presented September to May.
www.naz.edu/dept/artscenter
[email protected]
4245 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14618-3790
(585) 389-2175, (585) 389-2182 fax

Roberts Weslyan College Cultural Life Center
Offering the community – of all ages – a full and diverse season of dance, theater, and vocal and instrumental music performed by international, national, and collegiate artists. The performance season runs from September to May. Many performances are offered free of charge.
Website: www.roberts.edu/clc
Twitter: https://twitter.com/CLCRoberts
Facebook: http://goo.gl/fTxSb
2301 Westside Drive, Rochester, NY 14624-1997
(585) 594-6008; Toll Free (888) 222-1048

Rochester Institute of Technology
College of Imaging Arts & Science

Offers undergraduate and graduate degrees from six schools: School of Design, School of Film and Animation, School of Photographic Arts & Sciences, School for American Crafts, School of Art, and the School of Printing Management and Sciences; has approximately 2,500 students served by 100 faculty members.
www.rit.edu
55 Lomb Memorial Drive, Rochester, NY 14623
(585) 475-2738, (585) 475-7279 fax

The Collge at Brockport, State University of New York, School of The Arts, Humanities & Social Science
The departments of the School of The Arts, Humanities & Social Science work closely with students to produce dance, music and theater performances; exhibit art; broadcast from campus television and radio studios; and interns and students teach dance throughout the state.
www.brockport.edu/Finearts
215 Faculty Office Building, Brockport, NY 14420
(585) 395-2350, (585) 395-2585 fax

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The Arts & Cultural Council for Greater Rochester is supported, in part, with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency.

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Arts & Cultural Council for Greater Rochester
200 Ridge Road West Suite 214
Rochester, NY 14615
(585) 473-4000