Ad Hoc Music is a flexible ensemble made up of Eastman School of Music students and other professionals in the Greater Rochester area dedicated to presenting chamber music with a twist, and bridging the gap between performers and audience through audience collaboration and participation. Ad Hoc has been featured on the “Live at Hochstein” series and the Backstage Pass show hosted by WXXI Classical 91.5. As an active collaborator with the Rochester artistic community, Ad Hoc has worked with a cartoonist to present the music of Kurt Weill, commissioned music based on stories by middle school students, and paired Mahler's Fourth Symphony with a multi-course meal. 

Ad Hoc Music Inc. is a registered 501(c)(3) organization.​

chamber music with a twist

Ad Hoc Music is a community-oriented non-profit ensemble that aims to present music via live performances and multimedia in a collaborative and creative environment.

Ad Hoc relies on the kindness of friends and strangers to continue bringing fresh, unique concert experiences to the Greater Rochester Area. If you have an idea for a collaboration, want more infor​​mation about performing with us, or are able to support us either financially or with your time, please contact us using the contact form above or e-mailing us at

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