Live from Hochstein: American Music for Cello and Piano

Live from Hochstein: American Music for Cello and Piano

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:10pm - 12:50pm

Rosemary Elliott, cello

Stop by or tune in to hear music by American romantic Arthur Foote and the world premiere of “Groovet” by Shawn Hundley.

WXXI and Hochstein School of Music and Dance present cellist Rosemary Elliott and pianist Rose Grace playing music by American composers on April 9th at 12:10 p.m. on Classical 91.5, 90.3, and streaming online at

Rosemary Elliott, Assistant Professor of Cello at the Eastman School of Music, has an active performing schedule as chamber musician and recitalist. Artistic director of the “Morning Chamber Music” series at the Eastman School of Music, Ms. Elliott has also broadcast on WXXI and enjoys presenting Sonata repertoire with pianists Elinor Freer and Rose Shlyam Grace. Ms. Elliott has performed with the Rochester Chamber Society, and is a founding member of the Rochester based cello quartet, the Cello Divas.

Rose Shlyam Grace, a Russian-born pianist, has concertized throughout the United States as a soloist and chamber music recitalist. She has collaborated in duo and chamber music recitals with several distinguished artists, such as Astrid Schween, Steven Doane, Phillip Ying, Kenneth Grant, Charles Castleman, George Taylor, Bonita Boyd. Dr. Grace has been featured as a guest artist at the Krannert Art Center in Champaign-Urbana, the Skaneateles Music Festival In New York with the members of the “Pacifica Quartet”, the National Flute Convention, The International Double Reed Convention, and the Florida State Music Teachers Conferences.

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

To learn more about the series, and to see a complete schedule of performances, visit