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Rochester Academy of Music & Arts Students to Perform Concert at Carnegie Hall

Academy students Michelle and Brennan Fallen are excited about Carnegie

Rochester NY music students to perform a solo concert at the famed Manhattan venue

This is an experience that our students will remember for a lifetime.
— Brannon Hungness
ROCHESTER, NY, USA, April 22, 2016 / -- On Saturday September 24, a selection of Rochester music students will perform on the historic Carnegie Hall stage in Manhattan. The performers are attendees of the Rochester Academy of Music & Arts-- Western New York’s largest privately-owned music school. The concert, which will run from 7:30 to 9:30 pm, will feature local students from ages 6 to adult.

A Rare Opportunity

Performing at Carnegie Hall is a lifelong goal held by many musicians. According to Academy owner Brannon Hungness, “I am so fortunate to be able to present our students with an opportunity that so many strive for. Everyone from Pavarotti to The Beatles have performed at Carnegie.”

Since opening in 2007, the Rochester Academy of Music & Arts has grown into a major local institution. “We are proud to be able to represent the Rochester arts culture on a world-famous stage,” says Hungness. “This is an experience that our students will remember for a lifetime.”

About the Rochester Academy of Music & Arts

The Rochester Academy of Music and Arts, 161 Norris Drive, is an award-winning music school located in Brighton. In 2015, it was the recipient of three “Best of Rochester Awards” for music education. The Academy was founded by Hungness in January of 2007, starting with only 14 students. It now hosts 400 students, 25 teachers and an office staff. For more information, please visit

About Carnegie Hall

Carnegie Hall is a world-famous concert venue, located at located at 881 Seventh Avenue, in midtown Manhattan, New York City. Designed by architect William Burnet Tuthill and built by philanthropist Andrew Carnegie in 1891, it is one of the most prestigious venues in the world for both classical music and popular music. Carnegie Hall has its own artistic programming, development, and marketing departments, and presents about 250 performances each season. For more information, please visit

Event Details:

Who: Rochester Academy of Music & Arts / Carnegie Hall
What: Carnegie Hall Performance
Where: 881 7th Ave, New York, NY 10019
When: Saturday, September 24, 7:30-9:30 pm

Brigid Harrigan
Rochester Academy of Music & Arts
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