Classical 91.5

Live from Hochstein

Seasonal, Wednesdays 12:10 to 12:50pm, rpt 10 to 11pm on WXXI-FM 91.5, WXXY 90.3, WXXI-FM/HD 91.5-1 and online at

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.  The season also includes the annual Hochstein Recital Winners Concert.

Three young musicians standing on stairs: Shannon Chow, Joy Zhang, and Xilin Zhou
Hochstein School of Music

Three outstanding young musicians take center stage this week on Live from Hochstein: flutists Shannon Chow and Joy Zhang and clarinetist Xilin Zhou.

You can see the concert in person at Hochstein or hear the live broadcast on the radio or streaming online, Wednesday April 13th, starting at 12:10pm.

Each spring Hochstein has a series of auditions for its students who compete for Merit Scholarship Awards. The winners from Grades 11-12 not only receive a cash award, they also get the chance to perform on the Live from Hochstein spring series.