Eastman - Rochester New Horizons Music
The Birthplace of New Horizons.  Founded in 1991 by Dr. Roy Ernst, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY
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Membership in a New Horizons musical group is available any time from September to May of each year. If you are interested in joining, go to the “Contact Us” section and send us an email or call the Eastman Community Music School. Let us know which group(s) you are interested in and we can make arrangements for you to visit and see what we are all about. You can even try us out for a few weeks before officially registering. If you do not own an instrument or never played one, we have a small loan closet and we also have information about reasonably priced instrument rental at local music stores. Don’t hesitate – contact us today. Being in New Horizons is great fun and an easy way to make new friends.
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New Horizons Music programs provide entry points to music making for adults, including those with no musical experience at all and those who were active in school music programs but have been inactive for a long time.  Join us!
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Marjorie Relin talks oboe by Brenda Tremblay
Rochester, NY When Marjorie Relin picked up the oboe, she was two years away from retirement. Like many adult musicians, she's discovered a creative outlet that makes her happy. Her sense of accomplishment keeps her motivated, and playing with the New Horizons Orchestra has become an important part of her life. In this podcast from WXXI, she tells Classical 91.5's Brenda Tremblay the story of what happened when she was recently faced with the possibility she wouldn't be able to play again.
Click here to view introductory videos about the different groups and programs that Eastman - Rochester New Horizons offers! 
Click on the picture below to view the promo of the Eastman Rochester New Horizons Documentary produced by WXXI
Concert/Symphonic/Full Band Concert:
DATE:  Monday, May 18
LOCATION: Kodak Hall at Eastman Theater
​SET UP TIME: 6:30
CONCERT TIME:  7:00 
New Horizons Evening of Ensembles:
DATE:  Wednesday, May 13 
LOCATION: Kilbourn Hall, ESM
​SET UP TIME: 6:30
CONCERT TIME:  7:00 
New Horizons Big Band and Vintage Jazz:
DATE:  Thursday, May 28 
LOCATION: Kilbourn Hall, ESM
SET UP TIME: 4:30
CONCERT TIME:  5:00 
Green Band, Chorus, Green Strings:
DATE:  Thursday, May 14 
LOCATION: Kilbourn Hall, ESM
​SET UP TIME: 3:15
CONCERT TIME:  4:30 
New Horizons Chorus Concert
Eastman at Washington Square
DATE:  Thursday, April 23 
LOCATION: First Universalist Church
CONCERT TIME:  12:15 - 12:45
String and Symphony Orchestra Concert:
DATE:  Tuesday, May 19
LOCATION: Kodak Hall at Eastman Theater
​SET UP TIME: 6:30
CONCERT TIME:  7:00 
Full Band Summer Concert:
DATE:  Tuesday, June 2 
LOCATION: Brickstone Senior Living Center
ADDRESS:  1325 Elmwood Ave.
Rochester, NY 14620
​SET UP TIME: 6:30
CONCERT TIME:  7:00 
Full Band Summer Concert:
DATE:  Tuesday, June 9 
LOCATION: Asbury First Methodist Church
ADDRESS:  1050 East Ave.
Rochester, NY 14607
​SET UP TIME: 6:30
CONCERT TIME:  7:00 
Full Band Summer Concert:
DATE:  Monday, June 15
LOCATION: Jewish Home of Rochester
ADDRESS:  2021 Winton Road South
Rochester, NY 14618
​SET UP TIME: 6:30
CONCERT TIME:  7:00 
Full Band Summer Concert:
DATE:  Thursday, June 18
LOCATION: Fairport Village Gazebo
ADDRESS:  31 South Main Street
Fairport, NY 14450
​SET UP TIME: 6:30
CONCERT TIME:  7:00