Live from Hochstein: The Nance Family

(Rochester, NY)  - Classical 91.5's Mona Seghatoleslami, host of Live from Hochstein, welcomes the talented Nance family to the stage, and the airwaves. Violinist Shannon Nance, trumpeter Wes Nance, and their daughter Brooke, who plays horn can be heard Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 12:10 p.m. and encores at 10 p.m. on Classical 91.5/FM-HD 91.5-1.

Violinist Shannon Nance and trumpeter Wesley Nance are both members of the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra and alums of the Eastman School of Music. For Live from Hochstein's Family Concert, they team up with their daughter, horn-player Brook Nance, to share a chamber music concert. They're also joined by pianist ALisa Curlee.

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.

This program is in celebration of Public Radio Music Month, which spotlights public radio’s role in championing and preserving a diverse array of musicians and music styles for millions of listeners.  As part of this nationwide initiative, WXXI, along with local musicians, community leaders, and fans will share why public radio is important, and these testimonials will air on WXXI radio, and be posted online at in April.


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