Rochester Academy of Music & Arts


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Rochester Academy of Music & Arts raises over $12,500 for local pet rescue

On April 17th, 2015, the Rochester Academy of Music & Arts held its third annual Dogs Rock! fundraiser to benefit Nuts for Mutts Rescue Inc., a certified nonprofit rescue organization that aids homeless & abused pets in Rochester.

RAMA raised $5050.00 for Nuts for Mutts, including a personal donation of $2000.00 from Academy Director Brannon Hungness.

To date, the Academy has raised over $12500.00 for the pet rescue.

The Academy presents a check to Nicole of Nuts for Mutts in 2015.

Dogs Rock! was held at Lasertron, and was covered by CBS, FOX, and Talker of the Town Magazine.

Sponsors of the event, which included live music & dinner, included Wegmans, JCPenney, Buffalo Bills, Abbott's, Double Tree, Geva Theater, Memorial Art Gllery, Bill Grays, and more.

You can read a newspaper article about our 2016 fundraiser by clicking here.

You can read a newspaper article about our 2015 fundraiser by clicking here.

You can read a newspaper article about our first fundraiser by clicking here.

Rochester Academy of Music & Arts Raises 1,800 Pounds of Food for Foodlink

For two yeats, RAMA hosted and facilitated a food drive for local non-profit Foodlink. In addition to making a personal cash donation, RAMA collected donated items from students, families, & community members.

2014 raised 679 lbs, and 2015 raised 1,121 lbs. For a total of 1,800 lbs of food to Foodlink!

You can read a newspaper article about 2015's event HERE.

You can read a Parent Magazine article about 2014's event HERE.

Voice student donates to our food drive

RAMA Organizes Closing Event for Monroe County System of Care's "Got Dreams" Awards

On Thursday May 7th, the Rochester Academy of Music & Arts organized the closing number for the Monroe County System of Care's annual Got Dreams Charity Event. Academy teacher Joe was selected to perform one of his own songs entitled "Gotta Think Of"

Rochester Academy of Music & Arts Supports the Community Place

The Community Place of Greater Rochester, Inc. is a nonprofit agency founded on the belief that everyone should enjoy the same health, economic, and social opportunities no matter who they are or where they live. The Rochester Academy of Music & Arts partnered with The Community Place in a joint effort to introduce local children to high-quality music education. The program culminated in a showcase performance wherein students presented what they learned, all in front of an audience of their peers and teachers.

RAMA was proud an honored to be able to partner with an esteemed organization that has been a part of Rochester for over 100 years. Watching the children from The Community Place learn and grow was extremely inspiring!

You can discover more about the Community Place at their website:
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RAMA is a Proud Sponsor of Public Broadcasting

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Every year, the Rochester Academy of Music & Arts makes a donation to WXXI, Rochester's top local provider of public radio and television. We are proud to support the culture, education, art, and especially music provided by WXXI.

Since opening, RAMA has provided music lessons to WXXI for use in their annual auctions. All of the proceeds from the auctions go towards helping WXXI continue their dedication to quality programming.

To find out more about the WXXI auctions, visit


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