Live from Hochstein: Merit Scholarship Winners in Concert

Live from Hochstein: Merit Scholarship Winners in Concert

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 12:10pm - 12:50pm

Live from Hochstein returns for the spring! The first concert features outstanding Hochstein students, clarinetist Xilin Zhou and guitarist Oksana Miller.


WXXI and Hochstein School of Music and Dance present the
Hochstein Merit Scholarship Winners in Concert on March 18th at 12:10 p.m. on Classical 91.5, 90.3, and streaming online at wxxi.org.

Each spring Hochstein has a series of auditions for its students who compete for Merit Scholarship Awards. The winners of the Grades 11-12 not only receive a cash award, but the chance to perform on the Live from Hochstein spring series. This year’s winners are clarinetist Xilin Zhou (Junior at Webster Shroeder and student of Peggy Quackenbush) and guitarist Oksana Miller (Senior at Brighton High School and student ofTim Shannon.

Hosted by Classical 91.5's Mona Seghatoleslami, Live from Hochstein is the longest running live broadcast concert series in Western New York. Broadcast live from the Hochstein Performance Hall (50 North Plymouth Ave. in Rochester), the series presents performances by some of the finest artists from the Rochester area’s musical community. Each of these free “brown bag” concerts runs from 12:10-12:50 p.m., giving downtown business people, teachers, families, students and friends an opportunity to enjoy classical music during their lunch hour.

Live from Hochstein repeats that same day at 10 p.m. on Classical 91.5, 90.3, and streaming online at wxxi.org.


To learn more about the series, and to see a complete schedule of performances, visit http://wxxi.org/hochstein/.

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