The Rochester Music Hall of Fame 2016 SPONSORS

We deeply appreciate the support provided by all the sponsors of the RMHF.   Please help us return the favor.   Visit their websites by clicking on their name or logo and consider using their services and products.

Presenting Sponsor

Canandaigua National Bank & Trust



LVW Advisors (Investment advice)
Jack and Mary Whittier

The Theodore & Cashmere M. Mendick Foundation
Ferdinand Jay Smith and Jay Advertising
Whirlwind Music Distributors, Inc.

 Gibson Foundation

LeChase Construction
Jerry & Judy Karpa

Brothers All Natural (Natural Freeze Dried Fruit)
Finger Lakes Community College
First Niagara Bank
Karl and Donna LaPorta

$500 – $999 Level
Blue Cross Arena

Brenna Boyce
Denton Cottier & Daniels
Eastman School of Music
Elite Limousine & Corporate Transportation, Inc.

ESL Federal Credit Union
Fairport Music Festival (August 26 -27 2016)
Fuccillo Hyundai of Greece

Guitar Center Rochester
House of Guitars

Innovative Dental
Mastermind Lounge
Marina Auto Group
Mechtech HVAC Inc. (Commercial/Industrial HVAC Systems)
Metropolitan Funeral Chapels

Metropolitan Limousines
Northeastern Productions
Nothnagle Realtors
The Penthouse
Pilato Entertainment Marketing & Media LLC
Remax Plus
St. Vincent Press
The Summit Federal Credit Union

Van Bortel Ford
Victor Chevrolet
William Warfield Scholarship Fund

$250 – $499 Level
Bad Grampas
Bernunzio Uptown  Music
Bop Shop Records
Boylan Code Attorneys at Law
Canalside Gifts

Canalside Jewelers
Carriage Cleaners 
David Colón Jr. (watercolor & oil paintings)
Colony Dry Cleaners
English Pines Professional Building
Forevermore Records (Russell Thompkins, Jr. & the New Stylistics)
Hall Pass (An 80s music revolution)
Havana Moe’s (Bar and Cigar Lounge)
Health Reins Energy Therapy
Hiscock and Barclay
Hochstein School of Music & Dance
IMS Inc. (transnational print, direct marketing, mail services delivered)
Iron Smoke Distillery (NY State hand crafted whiskey)
Jewish Senior Life
Joevals Formalwear (a dress for every occasion)
Kenron Industrial Air Conditioning, Inc.
Chuck Leone  (Rustix Manager)
Lovin” Cup Bistro & Brews
Dan McDonald Automotive Inc.
Markethold Productions Inc. (Audio, Video, Post Production)
Max Rochester (Restaurants)
Music On The Move (In home music instruction)
Nichols Construction Team
Northfield Music (Guitars, amps, effects pedals, lessons)
Pane Vino Restaurant
Remington”s (Fine Food and Drink)
Rochester Colonial (Window and door experts)
Rochester Equipment Leasing, Inc.
Rochester Web Design
Sardone, Robinson & Associates LLP (Certified Public Accountants)
Schramm Delivery, Inc. (Piano movers)
Senator Joe Robach 56th District
Smokin’ Joe’s Bar & Grill
Sound Source (Musical equipment)
Wellington Steele & Associates (Sound strategies, Consulting, Recruiting)
Stromboli’s Restaurant
Tapas 177 Lounge
Webster Jazz Festival (Fri. & Sat. July 22nd & July 23rd 2016)

$175 – $249 Level
Abilene Bar & Lounge
Buffalo Music Hall of Fame
Steve Czubara Photography
Dresden Public Relations
Freetime Magazine
The Heavens Searchlights

HomeTeam Inspection Service
Interpretek (American Sign Language Interpreters)
North Coast Radio, WJRZ 105.9
Nothnagle Realtors ( Sam Morreale and Danielle Riley Team)
Pirrello, Personte & Feder Attorneys and Counselors at Law
Prime Time Funk (10 Piece band)
Johnny Smoke (Breathe – available on iTunes, AmazonMP3, etc)
Stutzman’s Guitar Center (New, used, vintage instruments)
The Music Store Inc.
Upstate Tattoo Co.
Victoria B Creative (Fine Art, illustration and design)

Mary Collins & J. Christine Wilson
Karen Giacalone

Dawn Hampsey
Rob Moore
Richard & Brverly Neatrour
Bill Slater


  • Katherine Handin and Diane Thomason donated $50 “in memory of and in honor of Nick Nickson’s contribution to the rich musical history of his beloved community Rochester.”

In addition to all of our sponsors, advertisers and patrons, the Rochester Music Hall of Fame would like to thank the following individuals, organizations and businesses that have helped us in one way or another over the past year.

Daniela Albano

Archival Methods

Battista Photography

Bonita Boyd

Kathleen Bride

Blaine Briton

Walter Brooks

John Brzustowicz

Kathy Buechel

Brother Wease

Alex Carroll

Char Steak & Lounge

City Blue Imaging Services

Noal Cohen

Ken Colombo

David Peter Coppen

Ned Corman

Betty Jo Czubara

The Democrat and Chronicle Media Group

Jim Dolan

Kevin Duffy

Eagle Graphics

Rob Edwardsen

Jim Felber

Elite Limousine

Doug Emblidge

Julia Figueras

Freetime Magazine

United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Staff

Cheryl Guess

Danny Guilfoyle

Hamilton AV

Brad Howe

Cindy Hunt

Joel Hunt

Michelle Brewer/Interpretek

Joe & John Irrera

Jamie Jones

David Junk

Alex Juszkiewicz

Henry Juszkiewicz and all Gibson Brands, Inc.

Barb Kerns

Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre Concert Operations Staff

Drew Kroft

David LaPorta

Vincent Lenti

Laura Letson

Light the Heavens Searchlights

David Lopez

Marcia Lowry

Ardis Mangione-Lindley

Mark McDermott

Ellen Muto

Sandra Naro

Northeastern Productions

Becca Nyerges

Janis Pavia

Rebecca Penneys

Lori Pilato

Prime Time Funk

Philip Prinzi

Mike Quattrociocchi

Heather Ricket

Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester Music Coalition

Joe Rohn – Rochester Web Design


Jamal Rossi

Mandi Sanders

Fred SanFilipo

Gary Schurr

Joel Seligman

David Shaw

St. Vincent Press

Ron Stackman

Obi Steinman

Stephens Broadcasting — Fickle, WARM101-The Zone

Strathallan Hotel

John Tickner

Neil Varon

James VanDemark

North Coast Radio – WJZR

Joya Wesley

Phillip Ying

The RMHF Board of Directors would like to recognize Victoria Brzustowicz, our graphic designer, for her work on our Induction Ceremony program.

Special thanks to Water Street Music Hall & CFM Entertainment Inc. for providing their venue for our rehearsals.