"Just a note to let you know how much Tessa enjoys her guitar lessons! She looks forward to it every week and is motivated to practice. We are so happy we found the Rochester Academy Of Music & Arts! Being a teacher myself, I have very high standards and could not be happier with this school. The material is challenging and fun and the instructors are top-notch! I recommend the Rochester Academy Of Music & Arts to everyone!"
- Tessa's mom, Michelle C.
"My kids started lessons here this year and LOVE it. Very upbeat, energetic teachers, professional musicians."
-Maeve C., Mom of Abby & Sarah
"This is the third music school we have attended and we are most happy with RAMA!!! The vibe is great! A wonderful place for young artists to flourish!"
-Katie C., Mom of Luna & Armando
"If you have ever considered learning to play a musical instrument, the Rochester Academy of Music & Arts is the ideal place to learn. Rates are very reasonable and they offer lessons and times that will fit in anyone's schedule. The teachers are excellent, the lessons are fun and lead you to want to learn. The Rochester Academy of Music & Arts would be an excellent investment for you or your children."
"Starting lessons at the Academy was the right choice. They make learning instruments fun. I'm very happy with everything and can't wait until next week!"
"I really like getting to learn and play songs of my choice. I think that the lessons are very personalized and go at my own pace. I don't feel pressured like I expected before beginning lessons. I also felt that I was learning practical techniques from the start, which prevented me from getting discouraged."
"The motivation of good instructors; productive, fun, on-target lessons, and a place where music is celebrated all make the practice time not only more enjoyable but also create real results. I can honestly say that I rate my experience at the Rochester Academy of Music and Arts with the best of my training. If you or your child wants to learn an instrument, you are in the right place."
"They take the time to play with the student, even the basics. A good progression of learning from basics and scales mixed with songs and current sounds. Prompt, courteous and patient."
"These lessons are always fun, encouraging and make me want to learn more. At every lesson I learn something new. What was complicated becomes easy."
- Jadon P.
"[The Academy] teachers are great. They keep a good pace that makes you learn fast. I have taken lessons in the past and I have never progressed as fast or as much as I have with Academy instructors. I would recommend this school to anyone wishing to learn an instrument."
- Robin T.
"These lessons make learning fun. I have had other lessons that were very boring. These lessons are anything but boring!"
- Ken G.
"What I really wanted for my kids was to find the fun and joy of music, and [the Academy] is allowing them that opportunity."
"Lessons are fun and exciting at the same time! Thumbs up!"
City Newspaper writes:
"Hungness' teachers aren't the corduroy button-down types you might expect.
No; these guys are in the trenches practicing what they teach."
Freetime Magazine writes:
"The 'Rochester Academy Of Music And Arts' faculty boasts some of Rochester's top local musicians."