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Throughout the year Classical 91.5 will present a number of special programs or mini-series that are not a part of our regular broadcast schedule. Come back to this page on a regular basis to find out about these special programs.

Hochstein at 100 (A Radio Special)

The Hochstein School has been a center for learning music and dance in Rochester now for 100 years.

Hear the stories and music that connect this community school to the history of our city over the past century - from its origins as a settlement school to teach music to immigrant children in Rochester, through years of growth and development to suit the changing needs of Rochester’s communities, to its role today as a place to learn and experience music, dance, and more.

Stream this radio special on-demand now online here: 

Click on the image above to view a slideshow of images from Hochstein's past and present. You can see more historical images and read about The Hochstein School in "The Hochstein School, 100 Years in the Making" in CITY Newspaper

Hosted and produced by Mona Seghatoleslami, Hochstein at 100 airs Wednesday, April 8 at 12 p.m. on WXXI Classical 91.5. It repeats that evening at 9 p.m. 

Mona Seghatoleslami is the host and producer on WXXI Classical 91.5 FM weekdays from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. She also hosts the lunchtime concert series Live From Hochstein Wednesdays at 12:10 p.m., interviews musicians, produces special programs, and works on any project she can find that helps connect people and music in our community through WXXI.