Rochester NY music school invited to perform at Hersheypark

50 students perform at the famed amusement park in Hershey PA, August 12.
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ROCHESTER, N.Y. - May 17, 2018 - PRLog -- On Sunday, August 12, a selection of 50 Rochester music students will perform on the main stage, in the center of Hersheypark. The performers are attendees of the Rochester Academy of Music & Arts-- Western New York's largest privately-owned music school. The concert will feature solo performances by students aged 4 and up.

A sweet opportunity
Over the past two years, Rochester Academy of Music & Arts has taken students to perform at both Carnegie Hall & the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. For 2018, the Academy wanted to present students with a brand new experience.

"One of the most popular aspects of our prior two trips was the sense of community they created. Students stayed in the same hotel, ate together, and performed together. This year, we wanted to give families even more opportunity to bond and have fun together," says Brigid Harrigan, director of Rochester Academy of Music & Arts.

"For this event, not only do students perform, they also get to explore the amusement and water parks together, and Hersheypark is setting up a private food venue just for us. It's amazing to see so many Rochester residents in another city, enjoying themselves. Knowing that we made that happen is extra sweet.

About the Rochester Academy of Music & Arts
The Rochester Academy of Music and Arts, 161 Norris Drive, is an award-winning music school located in Brighton. It is the recipient of three consecutive "Best of Rochester Awards" from Kids Out and About. The Academy was founded by Brannon Hungness in January of 2007, starting with only 14 students. It now hosts 500 students, 25 teachers and an office staff. For more information, please visit

About Hersheypark
Hersheypark is an award-winning theme park located in Hershey, PA. Founded in 1906, the venue is considered one of the premier amusement parks in America, featuring 14 roller coasters, a water park, and an on-site zoo. For more information, please visit

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