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A day of mini-lessons for 4th-6th grade aspiring musicians


Next date to be determined.

We are evaluating our education programs and plan to reinstate programming when public health concerns allow. In the meantime, virtual education programs are planned for release in February and March 2022.

Honk Squeak Scratch Boom (HSSB) is for 4th-6th grade aspiring musicians. Participation is FREE and students receive hands-on mini-lessons from Rochester Symphony orchestra musicians while sampling a variety of string, wind, brass and percussion instruments. Each student has the opportunity to try at least ten different instruments of their choosing. HSSB is truly unique. Other orchestras sponsor instrument “petting zoos” where students can pick up instruments and attempt to play them, but at HSSB, professional musicians engage one-on-one with the participants to provide instruction.