Enrollment for 2016 is closed -- however, we are always accepting applications for new students on the basis of rolling admission. Everyone must apply, interview, and attend a mandatory family meeting before confirming a spot in our program.

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What is ROCmusic?

ROCmusic offers tuition-free classical music instruction and instrument lessons to students in grades 1-12 who reside in the city of Rochester, NY.

No previous musical experience or training is required and there is no charge for instruments, participation or instruction!



ROCmusic is an El Sistema-inspired after-school and summer music education program in Rochester, NY that provides tuition-free classical music and instrument instruction to urban youth in the neighborhoods in which they live. 

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Every gift made to the ROCmusic fund is a deductible donation that directly benefits student scholarships and our organization’s operational cost. Thank you for all of your support! 

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