Spectrum Creative Arts offers a thriving music program with many opportunities for musicians of all ages and ability levels to engage in the experience of learning to play an instrument.

Whether it’s your first encounter with an instrument, or you’ve taken lessons previously, our skilled team of music instructors is able to incorporate your personal goals into your instructional experience.

Spectrum instructors incorporate a variety of dynamic approaches into instruction, including improvisation, songwriting, and creative music making. For young learners, developmental approaches for skill acquisition are integrated to help teach concepts of rhythm, structure, music expression, and creative movement. Opportunities are also available for exploring sound recording and music production.

As a person-centered creative arts hub, Spectrum instructors individualize approaches to instruction to maximize learning success for each student.

Spectrum offers instruction on a wide variety of instruments, including:

  • piano
  • voice
  • guitar
  • drums
  • flute
  • clarinet
  • saxophone
  • cello
  • violin
  • trumpet
  • bass

Wondering about a specific instrument that you don’t see on here? Give us a call! 585-383-1999.

Private Lessons

Work 1:1 with a private instructor to explore an instrument or musical technique. Click here to see a full list of the instruments and focus areas we offer.


Spectrum is home to several wonderful performing ensembles. Click here to visit the ensemble page and learn more about how you can get involved in these groups.

Group Classes

Registration is open for Spring 2017! Check outour brand new line up of group programming for the Spring semester!

Performance Opportunities

We provide a variety of unique opportunities for students to share their music with the community. Click here for a list of recent and upcoming performance opportunities.

Winter 2017 Classes and Programs

Registration is open for our 2017 Spring semester! Check out our catalog for a complete list of the classes and programs we will be offering this season. The last day to register is April 1st, 2017 and spots are going quickly! Give us a call at (585) 383 – 1999 or complete your registration by filling out the form below to reserve your spot today!

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From the Blog

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

April 12th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

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

March 7th, 2017|0 Comments

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! [...]

Autism & Artistry

March 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

Meet Our New Marketing and Services Coordinator!

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

On Gratitude, the Arts, and Building Relationships

November 21st, 2016|0 Comments

With the holiday season ahead of us we've been spending a lot of time thinking about the theme of togetherness and our role as artists, musicians, therapists, and teachers in bringing the community together through [...]

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