Bat McGrath

Class of 2013

Singer/songwriter/guitarist. Bat McGrath has become an admired Nashville songsmith, writing for some of country’s biggest stars including Kenny Rogers and Wynonna Judd. His rise to fame began in Read MoreBat McGrath

Christine Lavin

Class of 2019

Christine Lavin is a contemporary folk singer/songwriter/guitarist/humorist/recording artist based in New York City and Geneva, N.Y. who has been strumming and vocalizing her folksy way around thousands of Read MoreChristine Lavin

Don Potter

Class of 2013

Don Potter was a singer/songwriter/guitarist/record producer. Said to be “the man who created the Judds’ sound,” Don has worked with a host of hit makers including Kenny Chesney, Read MoreDon Potter

Garth Fagan

Class of 2023

The Tony Award-winning choreographer not only revolutionized modern dance but also Broadway dance with his groundbreaking work on The Lion King. Critics have hailed Garth Fagan as “a Read MoreGarth Fagan

Jack Allocco

Class of 2019

Jack Allocco is an 11-time Emmy® Award-winning composer, conductor, and songwriter whose career spans television, film, and theater. He is the composer for Sony Pictures Television’s The Young Read MoreJack Allocco

James Rado

Class of 2016

James Rado is an actor, playwright, and composer who is best known for his groundbreaking rock-musical Hair. He won the Grammy Award in 1969 for Best Score, alongside Read MoreJames Rado

Joe Beard

Class of 2017

Joe Beard (b. Feb. 4, 1938) is Rochester’s legendary blues guitarist and vocalist. He has many times toured the United States as well as Europe and has sat Read MoreJoe Beard

Joe Locke

Class of 2016

Joe Locke is a renowned vibraphonist who is heralded internationally as one of the major voices of his instrument, earning a top spot on Jazz Week album charts, Read MoreJoe Locke

Johnny Vega

Class of 2024

Johnny Vega is a singer/songwriter, international recording artist, and celebrated Salsa-music pioneer. It is said there is Salsa “before Johnny Vega and Salsa after Jonny Vega,” referring primarily Read MoreJohnny Vega

Majestics

Class of 2023

This Rochester band is celebrating its 50th anniversary of performing original roots music plus distinct versions of classic reggae songs. The three original members — Ron Stackman, Jim Read MoreMajestics

Mick Guzauski

Class of 2020

Nathan “Mick” Guzauski is a multi Grammy®-winning mixing engineer and sound engineer who has been personally hand-selected by numerous artists to mix their songs and albums — including Read MoreMick Guzauski

Rick Beato

Class of 2024

Rick Beato is a social-media influencer with 4 million subscribers to his “Everything Music” YouTube Channel. The Guardian newspaper called him “the internet’s pre-eminent musical sage.” A CNN Read MoreRick Beato

Roy McCurdy

Class of 2020

The list of artists with whom Roy McCurdy has recorded or toured is a stunning “Who’s Who” — Sonny Rollins, Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughn, Herbie Hancock, Read MoreRoy McCurdy

Scott Mayo

Class of 2024

Grammy-nominated Scott Mayo is a music producer, composer, music director and arranger, singer, saxophonist, flutist, and recording artist. He works across many genres and has been nominated for Read MoreScott Mayo

Will Hollis

Class of 2023

Will Hollis is the long-time music director and keyboardist for the Eagles, as well as music director and arranger for national tours with Shania Twain, Gwen Stefani, “America’s Read MoreWill Hollis