2015 Fall Catalog
  Check out our brand new Fall catalog for a complete listing of our classes and programs for kids, teens, and adults. Register is open until Labor Day!

Introducing AdvancED: Arts Education for the Golden Years

  Spectrum Introduces New Program for Seniors Seeking Arts Education Studies have shown that engaging in musical activities has the power to increase memory retention rates, heighten processing speed performance, and improve quality of life in senior citizens. AdvancED is a series of engaging educational classes and experiences designed specifically for active seniors. Each class [...]

WANTED: notorious, sneaky-eyed art thief

WANTED Criminal #9152013 Name: Artful Rodger Crime: Art theft Whereabouts: Unknown Creative kids, we need your help! Become a Creative Crusader and help us catch this sneaky-eyed international art thief. He's swiped a priceless painting and it's up to YOU to harness your creativity to help us get it back! "Creative Crusaders ... and the lost [...]

By | 2017-05-10T16:27:17+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Introducing our newest team member, Sheralyn Fenton!

"There is so much to explore and it is a new adventure each day. I feel this is where I'm supposed to be." May 5, 2017 The Spectrum team is tremendously excited to welcome Sheralyn Fenton to our staff! Sheralyn will be the inaugural instructor in our dance department, a piece of the overall creative [...]

By | 2017-05-05T17:22:35+00:00 May 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Director Wade Richards nominated for international award

April 26, 2017 Spectrum is very proud to share that director and board-certified music therapist Wade Richards has recently been nominated by the ANCA (Autistic Network for Community Achievement) for an International Naturally Autistic People Award in the "Community Mentor" category! The 8th annual award ceremony will be held in Vancouver, BC, Canada as part [...]

By | 2017-04-26T22:15:40+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Introducing April’s Student of the Month: Dalton Letta!

Spectrum is very excited to feature Dalton Letta as April 2017's student of the month. Dalton has been performing since 2006, when he first appeared as the reporter Phineous Trout in a production of Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory. He's drawn to performing not by the spotlight, but by the opportunity to express himself. [...]

By | 2017-04-12T19:46:41+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Music, Music Therapy, Student Spotlight, Theater, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Registration is now OPEN for summer camp: Creative Crusaders … and the lost arts!

It may not feel like it, but summer is just around the corner, and that means.....Summer camp! Kids ages 8-11 are invited to join us for a one-of-a-kind camp experience combining music, art, theatre, and adventure! Hosted in partnership with the Rochester Brainery, this camp is sure to be the highlight of your child's summer activities! [...]

By | 2017-03-29T18:15:45+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Art, Events, Music, Theater|0 Comments

Calling all songwriters: let’s collaborate! Submissions are OPEN for the 2017 Songwriters Showcase

It's that time of year again -- songwriting time! Alright, alright, we write songs year round, but now WE want to help YOU turn your original tunes into fully developed musical pieces to be performed by one of Spectrum's own in-house bands. Our objective is to work closely with beginning - intermediate level songwriters to transform [...]

By | 2017-03-20T15:36:48+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Autism & Artistry

Spectrum Creative Arts, and the Autism Council of Rochester, are excited to announce our first Autism & Artistry event.  We are calling inviting local performers and artists on the autism spectrum to participate in this formal showcase.  The event will feature individual artwork and musical performances.  Autism & Artistry will be held on Thursday, April 6th [...]

  • Congrats to Will M. for being named March's Student of the Month at Spectrum Creative Arts!

Introducing March’s Student of the Month: Will McNamara!

This month, Spectrum is excited to shine our spotlight on drum student Will M. Will studies drums under instructor Adam Lopez here at Spectrum. With just four months of experience behind a drum set under his belt, he already plays like a seasoned pro. Here’s Will rocking out to AC/DC’s ‘Back in Black’ with Adam [...]

By | 2017-03-15T18:50:18+00:00 March 1st, 2017|Student Spotlight|1 Comment

Meet Our New Marketing and Services Coordinator!

We are SO thrilled to announce that Emily Putnam will be taking on the brand new position of "Marketing and Services Coordinator" here at Spectrum! As part her role, Emily will be overseeing student registration, communicating with caregivers about changes in services, and just generally making sure that every student is placed in a setting that [...]

By | 2017-03-15T18:50:18+00:00 February 15th, 2017|Art, Music, Music Therapy, News|0 Comments